Charlies Fast Lube: Sikeston, Missouri Oil Change
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We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Family Owned & Operated

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

Car Care Tips

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston: Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and wind... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston we get a lot of Sikeston drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Missouri, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave ... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... Read More

A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Sikeston

Every Sikeston car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.So ... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Sikeston drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes ... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Sikeston, Missouri?

No one in Sikeston, Missouri, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Missouri fuel prices, however, have spurred Sikeston drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel... Read More

Your Well Trained Technician at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Sikeston, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the techn... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston in Sikeston

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston?

Hello Sikeston - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, yo... Read More

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