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See What LightHouse Automotive Customers Are Saying About Their Service Experiences

See What LightHouse Automotive Customers Are Saying About Their Service Experiences

At LightHouse Automotive, we love seeing our customers write reviews. Whether it's on our website, Yelp, Google or our Facebook page, we welcome all honest feedback. It's what helps us strive to provide the best possible customers service. We've been getting a lot of great comments from our customers lately, so we'd like to share a few here. Dan says: "Needed to find some place to rely on for my car repair/maintenance that I could trust. Found it.""These mechanics are who the mechanics take their vehicles to," adds Terri. "They really know what they are doing.""Great job," says Ronald. "Freelander is run ... read more

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The Importance of Visibility During Colorado's Winter Season

The Importance of Visibility During Colorado's Winter Season

Driver visibility is often, ironically, overlooked when it comes to standard vehicle maintenance. Most people are pretty good about getting their oil changed and their tires rotated when service is due. As we head into the cold, rainy and snowy months here in Colorado Springs, however, visibility should be a major priority for all vehicle owners.  If your vision is compromised at all while driving, it's not safe for you, the other drivers around you or even pedestrians. You want to be able to see well so that you can drive safely. With this in mind, LightHouse Automotive has put together these visibility maintenance tips. 1. Get a Defroster Check-Up In addition to keeping you warm in the vehicle, your heater/air conditioner runs your front defroster fans. Most rear defrosters are actually more o ... read more

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Car Care Tips

10 Things You Should Know About LightHouse Automotive

10 Things You Should Know About LightHouse Automotive

A lot of people are a little hesitant to bring their vehicle(s) to an independent auto repair shop because they are not sure what to expect. Well, here are 10 things you can expect when you visit LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs: 1. Friendly ServiceLightHouse Automotive is a family owned and operated business. Tia and Rylan Blair, along with their team of service advisors and automotive technicians, are proud Colorado Springs residents who are here to help you with all your auto repair and maintenance needs. 2. Expertise If you spend 5 minutes with Rylan or any of our technicians, you will clearly see they know what they are talking about. Our team puts this automotive expertise to work for you. From initial inspections to quality repair work, you can count ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer from Unnecessary Transmission Repairs

LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer from Unnecessary Transmission Repairs

Jason's vehicle was having a hard time shifting out of second gear. In dealing with multiple automotive shops around Colorado Springs, he learned that his speed sensor cable had become detached. However, most other shops were also trying to upsell him on completely replacing the transmission. Jason just didn't feel comfortable with these recommendations, so he turned to LightHouse Automotive for another expert's opinion. "Upon giving them my symptoms, they had said that they are sure that I've found my problem," Jason says. "However, it could be the transmission also. It was very intelligent and helpful service." We can never truly give an accurate assessment over the phone, especially when it comes to transmission issues. Our technicians will need perform a thorough ... read more

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Feeling Every Bump on the Road? It's Time for a Suspension Inspection!

Feeling Every Bump on the Road? It's Time for a Suspension Inspection!

You know the feeling when you are driving. It seems like you feel every single little bump on the road. Your car vibrates on the highways or pulls a little as you make turns. Every time you come to a quick stop, your front end buckles. These are all common signs of suspension problems, and they shouldn't be ignored. A Matter of Safety When your suspension is weak, it may just seem like an inconvenience to have your ride feel more uncomfortable. However, a failing suspension can lead to bad things. For starters, it's not safe. If your car is bucking around like a wild bronco or not cornering well, it can be really dangerous to drive. This is especially true here in Colorado with a lot of driving on mountains, hills, rough roads and wet/icy surfaces in the fall and winter months. A Sign of Bigger Problems to Come In addition, an ... read more

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Car Care Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Oxygen Sensors

Everything You Need to Know About Oxygen Sensors

If you own a vehicle that was produced after 1980, it will definitely include oxygen (O2) sensors in the exhaust. Some vehicles from earlier than that will also have them. These sensors perform a vital function and are connected directly to the car’s computer system. They monitor the relative amount of oxygen running through the engine. If the oxygen levels are too low or too high, the sensor will be tripped and your check engine light will come on. What Do Oxygen Sensors Do? Oxygen sensors are one of the most common reasons why the check engine light comes on. Yes, they can wear out and/or simply fail over time. In other words, the warning light may just be a result of an oxygen sensor that needs to be replaced. Or, the sensor may be doing exactly what it is supposed to be doing. In this case, the check engine light is o ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Helps Out-of-Town Visitor with Water Pump Problem

LightHouse Automotive Helps Out-of-Town Visitor with Water Pump Problem

Scott was on the road and traveling back to his home in Texas. When he was in the Colorado Springs area, he discovered that his water pump was leaking and the vehicle was running hot. The situation was not good and he was eager for help. However, he isn't from this area and didn't know who to call.  "Called around for estimates and was shocked at the prices I was getting," Scott writes in his recent Google review of LightHouse Automotive. "Landed on these guys and they said they would try to help me and work on getting the price down as much as possible. They did great and beat all other estimates. And, they got right on it immediately!" In most vehicles that use a standard cooling system, the water pump is one ... read more

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6 Reasons to Bring Your Vehicle Fleet to LightHouse Automotive

6 Reasons to Bring Your Vehicle Fleet to LightHouse Automotive

If you run a business or civil service in the Colorado Springs area, you may have a fleet of service vehicles that need regular automotive care. From delivery vans to service trucks to company cars, LightHouse Automotive's team of expert automotive technicians can help you keep all your vehicles running their best. In fact, here are 6 of the best reasons why you should trust your vehicle fleet to LightHouse Automotive: 1. Preventative Maintenance It’s called “preventative” maintenance for a reason. By taking a proactive approach to regular automotive service for the vehicles in your fleet, LightHouse Automotive can keep them running as well as possible while also helping to prevent breakdowns and major repairs in the future ... read more

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Follow LightHouse Automotive Online

Follow LightHouse Automotive Online

At LightHouse Automotive, we like to stay connected to our customers. We also like to hear feedback about how we're doing. We really appreciate it when our customers take the time to write reviews about their service experiences at our shop. It's what helps us learn and grow as we continually refine our approach to provide the best possible automotive repair and maintenance services in the Colorado Springs area. Here are some of the ways you can follow LightHouse Automotive online and through social media: Our Blog You're reading one of our blog articles right now, but we post new blogs every single week. Whether it's news about our shop, helpful car care tips or general information about automotive repair, the LightHouse Automotive Blog is a great source of insight. O ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Serves as a Beacon for One Weary Traveler

LightHouse Automotive Serves as a Beacon for One Weary Traveler

Doc was driving through Colorado Springs while on a road trip when his temperature gauge showed that his truck was running very hot and about to overheat. He wasn't familiar with any local auto repair shops since he's from out of town, so he got his truck to the first one he came across. Fortunately for him, it was LightHouse Automotive. Doc recently shared his experience in a Facebook post. "LightHouse Automotive truly lives up to their name as a beacon for travelers," Doc writes. "I pulled into Colorado Springs on a 100+ degree day, only to have my temperature gauge spike into the red and the truck started to lose power. Convinced that I had cooked the water pump, I limped the truck into the closest shop I could find. Luckily, it was LightHouse." We are glad that Doc found us, as well. We knew he was in a desperate situation, so we were ... read more

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