Welcome to the Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Sparta conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the t...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 28, 2019
You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 21, 2019
Sparta residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the ...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 14, 2019
Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Sparta drivers don't always extend those g...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on April 07, 2019