Chilly Warning (Diagnosing a Noise in Cold Vehicle)

March 27, 2022

When the weather gets colder, sometimes the noises your vehicle makes will change. For example, you may notice a whining sound when you get going in the morning. It may go away when the vehicle warms up, but it's best not to ignore that sound because it could be a warning of worse things to com... More

Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)

March 20, 2022

If youve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor. You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but its important that it be working correctly, or you may be experiencing some fairly significant engine issues... More

New School: Automotive Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Technician Training

March 13, 2022

Anna consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made ... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

March 6, 2022

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Anna drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today hav... More

Differential Service in Anna, Illinois - What You Need to Know

March 5, 2022

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Anna, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. S... More

Hey Anna Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

March 4, 2022

Higher Anna fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Anna drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel price... More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Anna: Battery Testing

March 3, 2022

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Anna drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. Bu... More

Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Anna Drivers

March 2, 2022

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Anna auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they nee... More

Wiper Blades in Illinois

March 1, 2022

If you're gonna drive around the Anna area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper... More