Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Poplar Bluff

May 30, 2021

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Poplar Bluff streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration ju... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

May 23, 2021

At Charlie's Fast Lube Poplar Bluff we get a lot of Poplar Bluff 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'... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

May 16, 2021

Hello Poplar Bluff resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to you... More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

May 9, 2021

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself. And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... More

Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)

May 2, 2021

Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times. You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically. There were mechanical adjustments of a vehicle's timing, dwell, spark gap and idle mixture, too. Unless you like to ... More