Charlies Fast Lube Sparta: Sparta, Illinois Oil Change
||

Nice waiting areas, clean rest rooms, and fresh coffee to make your experience unique!

We offer top offs between oil changes with our sticker.

Family Owned & Operated

We provide the finest preventative maintenance at competitive prices.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY! We change your oil while you wait

Car Care Tips

March 2019

Shake It up in Sparta!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of ... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

Hello Sparta! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to re... Read More

Right or Left? Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Power Steering Service

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Today

Hello Sparta drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Sparta, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continue... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Sparta

There's a reason we use the word "diagnose" when we talk about fixing cars in Sparta. 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 w... Read More

Latest Posts

Categories

Automotive News
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Diagnostics
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Maintenance
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Parts
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Windshield Wipers

Archives

December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018