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Texas Auto Shop Owner Endorses LightHouse Automotive

Texas Auto Shop Owner Endorses LightHouse Automotive

Mike Jewell owns Jewell Auto in Fort Worth, TX. He got a call from one of his usual customers who happened to be here in Colorado Springs and was experiencing some problems with his truck. Mike looked up local shops in a professional automotive organization that he belongs to and found LightHouse Automotive on the list. He gave us a call and and ended up having his customer give us a chance to show what we could do. "When I called and spoke to Rylan [Blair, owner] about the issues my customer was concerned with, he immediately scheduled an appointment for the following morning," Mike writes in his online review. "My customer was completely satisfied with the service he received at LightHouse Automotive." Sometimes there's a bit more pressure when our shop is referred to us by another shop owner, especiall ... read more

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Happy 4th of July from LightHouse Automotive!

Happy 4th of July from LightHouse Automotive!

Happy 4th of July from everyone at LightHouse Automotive! This will not be our typical Independence Day holiday in Colorado Springs. Many of the big fireworks shows have been canceled, but there are still a few happening [check out this link for a current list]. We're all being discouraged to attend big social get-togethers. We have to celebrate safely and find our own creative ways to enjoy this holiday with our friends and loved ones. It should still be plenty of fun for everyone this holiday weekend.  Celebrating the Independent Spirit We love the 4th of July at LightHouse Automotive. It's a time to celebrate our country's independence and that means a lot to each and every o ... read more

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Does Your Car's Air Conditioner Need a Tune-Up this Summer?

Does Your Car's Air Conditioner Need a Tune-Up this Summer?

We're heading into Colorado's summer season. We'll see more drivers on the road and visitors coming in from out of town. The warmer weather and longer drives usually mean you will depend on your vehicle's air conditioning system more than during the colder seasons. You want to keep yourself cool and your passengers comfortable, so now is the perfect time to get your A/C tuned up at Colorado Springs' own LightHouse Automotive!A/C System Repairs and Maintenance No matter what kind of air conditioning services you need, LightHouse Automotive has you covered. If you need repairs, our team will inspect your A/C system and let you know what parts need to be replaced or refurbished. Thermostats can fail or refrigerant leaks can develop. There may be any number of reasons why your ... read more

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Customer Gets A/C Recharged at LightHouse Automotive

Customer Gets A/C Recharged at LightHouse Automotive

When summer starts to roll around, we get a number of customers coming into LightHouse Automotive who are looking for air conditioning tune-ups, repairs and coolant recharges. It makes perfect sense as the weather is beginning to heat up and having an A/C system that works properly becomes more important than ever.  Ryan visited the LightHouse Automotive shop in Colorado Springs recently because he needed to get his A/C coolant recharged. It's a pretty standard and basic automotive service, but it is one service that is best done by trained professionals. Air conditioning coolant (aka Freon) can be dangerous to work with and you don't want to take any chances, especially if you are already dealing with any sort of leak. The "simple" do-it-yourself recharge kits and spray cans ... read more

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How to Prevent Air Bubbles from Getting into Your Cooling System

How to Prevent Air Bubbles from Getting into Your Cooling System

Clean air is good for your engine because it maintains proper combustion. However, when excess air gets into other vehicle systems—especially fluid lines—it can really cause trouble. The cooling system is one where air bubbles can be a significant concern. They can lead to hot spots in the engine, which can cause it to overheat and lead to all sorts of internal engine damage that will be costly to repair. Cooling System Maintenance First of all, it’s important to get your cooling system inspected at least once a year. Heading into the summer season is a good time to do it as the outside temperatures rise and you want to avoid overheating the engine. A cooling system tune-up will usually entail draining the radiator and putting in fresh radiator coolant—or at least “bleeding” the radiator to remove any air bubbles. This is in ... read more

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Summer Vehicle Maintenance at LightHouse Automotive

Summer Vehicle Maintenance at LightHouse Automotive

Though it has been a strange year, summertime is officially here. We may not see quite as many travelers out on the road in 2020 because of everything going on. However, if Memorial Day Weekend was any indication, it's clear that people want to get out and start enjoying some normal social and outdoor activities. Things may be a little different than usual, but there will definitely be a lot more cars out on the road during the summer months. Summer Preventative Maintenance With more driving comes more responsibility to take care of your car and its preventative maintenance needs. The reason it's called "preventative" maintenance is simple. It is done to make sure things are working right and to help prevent major automotive problems from developing. Let's face it. Getting your oil changed every few months is a small price to pay compared to what it would cost to re ... read more

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Truck Owner Gets Electrical Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Truck Owner Gets Electrical Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

A reviewer with the handle "Falcon 1620" recently posted a 5-star review on Google about his experience at LightHouse Automotive. His truck was having some serious electrical issues. One of the biggest concerns he had was that his speedometer wasn't working correctly. He first took it to the dealer, but was frustrated with the service he received—without ever getting the problem properly resolved. Falcon did his research and decided to take his truck to LightHouse Automotive. "LightHouse Automotive has great expertise and experience," Falcon 1620 writes. "They have an electrical wizard who fixed me up in short order. They were very methodical and found the issue right away, and weren't afraid to dig in and get it fixed. Saved me from buying an expensive computer module for the system or giving up on my truck." Electrical issues ca ... read more

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Service Specials at LightHouse Automotive

Service Specials at LightHouse Automotive

We know everyone likes to save a little money on auto repairs when they can, especially in today's COVID-19 economy. That's why we set up the LightHouse Automotive Specials page, where you can download a number of coupons that will provide discounts on our standard auto repair and maintenance services. Our service specials are updated monthly, so be sure and check back often and look at the expiration dates. If you previously printed a coupon and it has since expired, just come back to our specials page for an updated version. Certain service specials run almost every month! Here are a few current ones you might want to look at: Spring Oil Change and Vehicle Inspection For $59.95, you can get your oil changed at LightHouse Automotive while also getting a complete vehicle inspection. We will run diagnost ... read more

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Doing Our Best to Keep You Safe

Doing Our Best to Keep You Safe

When you own an auto repair shop, safety always has to be the number one priority. We need to make sure our staff is safe with the best possible training, equipment and work environment. We need to make sure our customers are safe, which is why we put such care into our automotive repairs. We never want vehicles out on the road that aren't safe to drive. New Safety Measures Now, we have new safety threats to deal with because of COVID-19. Colorado is gradually opening back up for business and that means more drivers on the roads of Colorado Springs. We've been fortunate enough to stay open throughout this ordeal, but we expect things to get busier at the shop as everyone else starts to get back to work in our community.  However, we still have to play it safe and continue taking the necessary precautions to help prevent the spr ... read more

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Customer Enjoys Meeting the LightHouse Automotive Family

Customer Enjoys Meeting the LightHouse Automotive Family

Angie drives a Dodge Durango and needed automotive repair services. After doing her research of Colorado Springs auto shops, she decided to bring her vehicle into LightHouse Automotive. This was her first time visiting our shop and it was our pleasure to serve her and her family. "We highly recommend LightHouse Automotive," Angie writes in her recent online review. "We just recently had our Dodge Durango fixed. We were so pleased." We love any chance to meet new customers and to introduce them to the LightHouse Automotive family. Our goal is always to try and make customers for life by providing a friendly, honest style of service and quality automotive repairs. Whether they come in for routine vehicle maintenance or major automotive repairs, we strongly believe in treat ... read more

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