Charlies Fast Lube Anna: Anna, Illinois Oil Change
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Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Locally Owned & Operated

We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

Car Care Tips

Time for Differential Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna?

Hello Anna - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you've... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Anna

Theres not much Anna drivers can do about the price of gas in Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop light... Read More

Let Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

If you haven't shopped in the Anna area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Anna, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more y... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Fuel Saving Tip for Anna: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Anna, Illinois : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.)Many conditions ... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Anna

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Anna, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Anna drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you sho... Read More

Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going. But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eyes, ears and nose out for. They are warning you about something t... Read More

Suspension Service in Anna at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Anna may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Anna. Its job is to keep your wheels firml... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Anna Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Anna

Sometimes busy Anna residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Illinois in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the ... Read More

No Fountain of Youth (Aging Tires)

Can you think of anyone who enjoys aging? Wrinkles where you don't want them, gray hair, eyes that won't focus any more, no stamina. Believe it or not, your tires age, too, and they don't get better the older they get. And here's the important thing to know, even if they can still pass a tread... Read More

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