Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Anna: Timing Belt Overview

November 27, 2022

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Anna. The timing belts important job is t... More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

November 20, 2022

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Anna, Illinois, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Anna, Illinois:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving t... More

The Truth about Tire Pressure (Tire Inflation)

November 13, 2022

Most light vehicles (under 10,000 pounds/4,500 kg) in North America sold from 2008 model year on have a feature that many people are confused about. It's the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). You may have some experience with it yourself if you own a newer vehicle. Vehicles with TPMS hav... More

Below 45 Degrees in Anna: Consider Winter Tires

November 6, 2022

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Anna drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Illinois drivers ran out and bo... More