Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

December 27, 2020

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Sparta drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today h... More

Drive Train Service in Sparta at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

December 20, 2020

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Breathe Deep in Sparta With a New Cabin Air Filter

December 13, 2020

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Sparta auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,... More

Hey Sparta Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

December 6, 2020

Nowadays, Sparta drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old ve... More