Charlies Fast Lube Jackson: Jackson, Missouri Oil Change
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We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

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We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

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Charge It in Jackson for Extended Battery Life

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Jackson, Missouri, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out t... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Jackso... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson service advisor will know the proper coolant for y... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Jackson residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and o... Read More

Battery Basics for Jackson

It's important for Jackson drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Missouri weather. Most Jackson area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.Howev... Read More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal.... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Super Slick at Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson in Jackson: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Jackson Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Missouri! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll ... Read More

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