Economics of Maintenance for Jackson Auto Owners

September 29, 2019

Buying a new car in Jackson 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 Jackson who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having second ... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

September 22, 2019

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Jackson Bigf... More

Jackson Customer Detective Work

September 15, 2019

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's challenging to... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Jackson Vehicle

September 8, 2019

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Jackson area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to w... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Jackson

September 1, 2019

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More