Charlies Fast Lube Sparta: Sparta, Illinois Oil Change
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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

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Tires and Wheels

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Hey Sparta area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Illinois streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Sparta area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting mini... Read More

Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... Read More

Shake It up in Sparta!: Why Wheel Balancing

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Helping Sparta Drivers Get the Right Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Every Sparta vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tire... Read More

Talk to Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Custom wheels are one way that Sparta folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the f... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Sparta Drivers Need to Know

Your browser does not support the video tag. Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Sparta: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

Your browser does not support the video tag. Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Sparta drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it... Read More

Automotive Tips from Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Sparta drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If... Read More

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