All of us in Poplar Bluff know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Charlie's Fast Lube Poplar Bluff technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on July 31, 2018
Poplar Bluff consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles ha...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 24, 2018
Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Poplar Bluff road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the w...
Posted in Parts
on July 16, 2018
The primary job of the serpentine belt for Poplar Bluff drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on July 09, 2018
The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), w...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 01, 2018