A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

January 22, 2023

Your vehicle is loaded with electrical devices. Computerized components are everywhere, so good electrical connections are important. Those begin with your vehicle's battery, so it's important that its connections are in top shape. Ever had a flashlight that didn't work, took out the old batteri... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

December 19, 2021

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Perryville to ... More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

December 5, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

A New Battery in Perryville

August 15, 2021

Hello Perryville drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Perryville, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

July 25, 2021

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville Alternator Replacement Service in Perryville

July 11, 2021

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Perryville is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane d... More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

July 4, 2021

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

Make Your Battery Last

April 11, 2021

Today's report from Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Per... More

A Stitch in Time at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

December 27, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

December 13, 2020

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More