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

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We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

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Introduction to Diesels for Sikeston, Missouri

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Sikeston, Missouri, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Missouri are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe ha... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston Fuel Saving Tip for Sikeston: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Sikeston, Missouri : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.)Many conditi... 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

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Sikeston, Missouri

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Sikeston, Missouri.Unless they drive a vintage car, Sikeston auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a ... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston for a check up.In today's Charlie's Fast Lube Sikeston auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Sikeston residents nee... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Sikeston

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Sikeston area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur con... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Sikeston, Missouri

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Sikeston area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of t... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Sikeston Drivers

Sikeston residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel nee... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Missouri has got people in Sikeston talking. It seems that Sikeston folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to impro... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Sikeston

All modern Sikeston vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Sikeston drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burned i... Read More

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