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 an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.While t...
Posted in Automotive News
on July 28, 2019
Have you ever had an experience like this in Anna, Illinois? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but stays on....
Posted in Dashboard
on July 21, 2019
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Anna area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving decisions are...
Posted in Headlamps
on July 14, 2019
Welcome to the Charlie's Fast Lube Anna automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Anna conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will ac...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 07, 2019