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

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We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

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The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Anna Drivers

People in Anna have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to 13,00... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Anna

Sometimes busy Anna residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Illinois in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the ... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Anna Autos

If you are a driver in Anna and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it does... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Anna Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Anna drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Charlie's Fast Lube Anna fuel system cleaning: Over time, ... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Anna, Illinois

The median age for cars in the Anna, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Charlie's Fast Lube Anna we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Anna area, bring it into Charlie's Fast Lube Anna for high-milea... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Anna

As Anna consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Illinois, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Illinois: Winter Car Prep for Anna Drivers

When autumn comes around in Anna, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Anna drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Anna drivers on w... Read More

Hey Anna Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Anna?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coffee,'... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Anna Bigfoot... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Anna

Most Anna folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Anna market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been tota... Read More

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