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

Fuel System

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Sparta

Your browser does not support the video tag. With high fuel prices in Sparta, Illinois, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on   is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going ar... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Sparta Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Sparta auto owners don't need to filter... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Sparta Motorists

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 ... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Sparta auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Sparta drivers actually save... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Sparta

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Sparta, Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Sparta streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is w... Read More

The Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Illinois right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

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