Monthly Archives: August 2017

LightHouse Automotive Helps Install Custom Dual Exhaust for Happy Customer

LightHouse Automotive Helps Install Custom Dual Exhaust for Happy Customer

Raymond wanted to make some upgrades to his 1994 Chevy Silverado. More specifically, he was looking to install a new custom exhaust system. Raymond had heard good things about LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs, and he learned that we are known for our exhaust expertise. Owner Rylan Blair is very passionate about exhaust repair and skilled at custom exhaust work. It's one of many specialty automotive services available at our shop. "I took my '94 Silverado LightHouse for a custom dual exhaust," Raymond says. "I am very picky and hard to please. Ryland and his crew bent over backwards, and earned my business the good old fashioned way. He totally reworked my exhaust and it sounds incredible." The work ... read more

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Why Your Vehicle Needs Oil Changes

Why Your Vehicle Needs Oil Changes

In the field of auto repair, oil changes are the most common service performed at just about any shop. And of course, there are those "quick change" places all around town. "Quick" doesn't always translate to good service or proper work, though.  What the Oil Does for Your Vehicle Getting your oil changed regularly is a very, very important part of regular vehicle maintenance. It may seem simple and easy, but bad things can happen if you don't do it on a regular basis. Motor oil is the lifeblood of your car. There are many different fluids performing different functions within the vehicle, but there's no doubt that the oil is the most important. It lubricates vital components in the engine that are moving that high speeds as the motor is runni ... read more

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Is it Time for an Air Conditioning Tune-Up?

Is it Time for an Air Conditioning Tune-Up?

We're in the middle of the summer and we're using our air conditioners more than usual. Before long, the seasons will change and you'll need your car's heater and defroster to be working well. Your vehicle's air conditioning system is very important to your personal comfort (and sometimes safety) all year round. The summer is a great time to get your air conditioner and heater checked out and tuned up as needed. First, let's look at some of the common signs you might have heating or air conditioning problems:      • Air not as cold or as warm as you want it to be.     • Defroster taking too much time to clear windows.     • Unpleasant smells coming from vents.     • Air conditioning only works when car is in full motion ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer with Clutch Replacement

LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer with Clutch Replacement

Kade knew his clutch was going bad and needed to be replaced soon. He was looking for great auto repair services in Colorado Springs. After some research, he decided to bring his truck into LightHouse Automotive. The Inspection and Repair Processes Owner Rylan Blair and our team of automotive technicians inspected Kade's clutch and clutch assembly, along with other key transmission and drive train components that can be affected by a worn clutch. After looking everything overly carefully with an expert eye, it was determined that only the clutch needed to be replaced at this time. Fortunately, Kade acted quickly to get the clutch repaired before it evolved into other major problems.  In the process, the LightHouse Automotive team checked out the rest of the vehicle. Whenever we get a car or truck up on the lift, we want to look for other com ... read more

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Why You Need Transmission Maintenance

Why You Need Transmission Maintenance

Your transmission is one of the most important parts of your car. It transfers power from the engine to your wheels and the gears regulate speed. In a nutshell, your transmission is what makes your car move forward or backward as the speeds you desire. Neglecting transmission maintenance is not a good idea. Major transmission repairs, rebuilds or replacements can be expensive. The better you take care of your transmission, the longer it will last and the least likely you will require any significant repairs. Standard Transmission Maintenance At LightHouse Automotive, we offer standard transmission maintenance service packages. This will include a basic external inspection of the transmission housing and vital components to make sure there are no cracks, leaks or other concerns. The main purpose of the transmission service is to change the transmission fluid and replace ... read more

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