What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson

September 11, 2022

Okay. You went to your local Jackson car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Jackson service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

February 20, 2022

Starting in 1996, Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a... More

Automotive Detective Work in Jackson

August 15, 2021

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Jackson. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when some... More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

June 23, 2018

Modern Jackson vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute thing... More