Serpentine Belt Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville
March 7, 2021
Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Perryville road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump... More
PCV Valve Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Perryville in Perryville
April 21, 2019
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More
Perryville Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?
February 25, 2019
The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Perryville, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksh... More
Have You Checked Your Headlights?
June 27, 2018
Like everything in the Missouri automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Missouri drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Perryville roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vi... More
Emergency Items for Your vehicle
June 23, 2018
Local Perryville roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Perryville... More