Charlies Fast Lube Anna: Anna, Illinois Oil Change
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Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Locally Owned & Operated

We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

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

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... Read More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... Read More

A New Battery in Anna

Hello Anna drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Anna, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: co... Read More

Illinois: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Illinois residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Super Slick at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna in Anna: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Anna to always... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Anna residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actual... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Anna: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Anna drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Charlie's Fast Lube Anna can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted like... Read More

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