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

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

Today we're talking to Anna drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Illinois folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels woul... Read More

Defensive Driving in Anna, Illinois

There was a man in the Anna area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Illinois highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Ann... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Service Advisor

Anna drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your service ad... Read More

Ask Charlie's Fast Lube Anna: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Anna: Air Conditioning Service

Most Anna drivers don't even think about their air conditioner.Now here's a tip for Anna vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Illinois winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually removes some of the moist... Read More

Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)

When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Anna: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Anna drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Anna drivers t... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Anna. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understandin... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Really Save Gas?

Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Anna drivers don't always extend those goo... Read More

Steer Right in Anna

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Anna drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years, ... Read More

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