Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Perryville drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 31, 2018
We find that a lot of Perryville drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe...
Posted in Service Standards
on July 23, 2018
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Perryville families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your pare...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on July 17, 2018
At Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Missouri friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines h...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 09, 2018
If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Perryville, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you driv...
Posted in Fluids
on July 05, 2018