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!

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What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Sikeston, Missouri, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Sikeston drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandabl... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Sikeston, Missouri

Every car in Sikeston, Missouri, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common senseV... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Sikeston?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Sikeston and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Missouri market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Sikeston area roads today, and many more being deve... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Sikeston?

All Sikeston drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Sikeston.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we c... 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

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Sikeston

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Sikeston, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Sikeston drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident... Read More

Differential Service in Sikeston, Missouri - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Sikeston, Missouri, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a dif... 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

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

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