Maintaining Your Diesel in Perryville

July 10, 2022

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Perryville area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Perryville di... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Perryville Tune Up

April 24, 2022

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Perryville, Missouri

April 3, 2022

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Missouri environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Perryville drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Per... More

Introduction to Diesels for Perryville, Missouri

January 2, 2022

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Perryville, Missouri, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Missouri are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe ... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

January 1, 2022

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Perryville use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Charlie's Fa... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

December 12, 2021

Most Perryville auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Perryville drivers actually save?In today's Charlie's Fast Lube Perryvill... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Perryville Motorists

November 21, 2021

Perryville residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in th... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Missouri Driving

February 14, 2021

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Perryville knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Perryville area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartm... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville

January 24, 2021

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

January 17, 2021

Hello Perryville resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your ... More