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

June 2018

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

Okay. You went to your local Sikeston car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Sikeston service center, but on the way, the Check Engi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Sikeston drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expe... Read More

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Sikeston drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that... Read More

Why People in Sikeston Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Sikeston, Missouri, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. ... Read More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Sikeston vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute – th... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

Many Sikeston drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Sikeston area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Sikeston drivers, that lo... Read More

Let Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

If you haven't shopped in the Sikeston area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Sikeston, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a fe... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Missouri Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Missouri spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Sikeston Auto Owners

Buying a new car in Sikeston is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Sikeston who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be havin... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Sikeston auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The c... Read More

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