Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta: Brake Noise

January 27, 2019

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Sparta. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expos... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

January 20, 2019

All of us in Sparta 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 Sparta technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter need... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

January 13, 2019

If you've ever been driving around Sparta and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field of ... More

Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

January 6, 2019

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Sparta residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actu... More

Synthetic Oil for Sparta Autos

January 2, 2019

If you are a driver in Sparta and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it do... More