Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

April 26, 2020

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Sparta drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintena... More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

April 19, 2020

Modern Sparta 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 things... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Sparta, Illinois

April 12, 2020

The median age for cars in the Sparta, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Sparta area, bring it into Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta for hi... More

Hitting the Brakes in Sparta

April 5, 2020

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself and other Sparta drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. There ... More