Sorted by Archive: January, 2018 ( 5 post/s)

  • 3 Signs You Might Need a New Water Pump

    Wednesday 31 January 2018

    Most vehicles will rely upon a water pump system to keep the engine cool and maintain consistent running temperatures. It’s vital to prevent overheating. There are air cooling systems, as well, which require their own maintenance and care. In this article, however, we want to focus on water pumps. Modern vehicles that use water pumps have more sophisticated... read more

  • LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer with Leaking Transmission

    Wednesday 24 January 2018

    Alex recently took his car into a quick-lube oil change shop, and one of the technicians there noticed that some transmission fluid was leaking. A leaking transmission is never a good sign, but Alex wanted a second opinion before any work was done. He is a student on a limited budget, so he knew it was worth having the vehicle looked at by a local transmission repair expert. After doing his research on d... read more

  • Is it Time for a New Car Battery?

    Wednesday 17 January 2018

    Colorado winters can be tough on your vehicle's battery. The cold weather, wet road conditions and increased use of electrical components such as the heater, defroster, headlights or windshield wipers will put additional strain on your battery and entire electrical system. You want to make sure your battery is running at full strength. If it is dying or dead, you could be left stranded and that... read more

  • What is a Catalytic Converter?

    Wednesday 10 January 2018

    When it comes to the exhaust systems of modern gas-powered or diesel-powered vehicles, the catalytic converter is one of the most important components. It is vital to convert very harmful emissions gasses and fumes into less harmful exhaust. If it is not performing properly, it's bad for the driver and passengers, bad for the environment and bad for your vehicle itself.  Does Your Vehicle Have a Catalytic Converter? This may depend on the age of your vehicle because c... read more

  • Customer Offers High Praise for LightHouse Automotive

    Wednesday 03 January 2018

    David recently visited LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs for the first time. He had yet to find a local mechanic that he could trust for ongoing service. However, his recent review of our shop indicates that he is already a big fan of owner, Rylan Blair, and the LightHouse Automotive crew. Here's what he wrote on our... read more

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