Let's Clear Some Things Up (Headlight Restoration)

January 28, 2024

You know how exposing your skin to sunlight can cause sunburn and other unhealthy things. Sunlight can also create major problems for your headlights. After they've been exposed to ultraviolet light, acrylic headlights can yellow and fog due to oxidation. And when that happens, less light can ... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna in Anna

January 21, 2024

Warm weather or cold, Anna drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Anna people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Charlie's Fast Lube Anna, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air conditi... More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

January 14, 2024

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Anna Ride

January 7, 2024

It seems like everywhere you go in the Anna area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Illinois auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do yo... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Anna: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

January 1, 2024

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Anna drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While... More