Speak Up: Talking with Your Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Service Advisor

April 28, 2024

About 80% of the vehicles on Anna roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Illinois. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Othe... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

April 21, 2024

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

April 14, 2024

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna On Your Serpentine Belt

April 7, 2024

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Anna, Illinois, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then th... More