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

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Most Anna drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Illinois folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Anna drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Anna and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your fi... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Anna drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the ... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Anna

Every Anna car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

Good vehicle care for us Anna residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different w... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle.  It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Anna Motorists

Anna residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into 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 the fi... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Anna, Illinois

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Anna, Illinois, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Anna, Illinois, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle  free of charge. Th... Read More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the jour... Read More

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