Monthly Archives: December 2019

Why We Love the Holidays at LightHouse Automotive

Why We Love the Holidays at LightHouse Automotive

The holiday season is here. The snow is falling and the Christmas decorations are up at home and at the LightHouse Automotive shop. We love this time of year. It's a special time to celebrate with friends and family. It's a time to reflect on the year that's past and look forward to the New Year ahead.  We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and wonderful holiday season! A Memorable 2019 2019 has been another memorable year for LightHouse Automotive. We've been blessed to serve so many great people and help them with their automotive repair and maintenance needs. We can't do what we do without our amazing team. They are what make our shop tick. Thank you to our excellent auto technicians and our customer service team! Thank You Everyone! ... read more

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Shop News

3 Simple Tips for Better Tire Care this Winter

3 Simple Tips for Better Tire Care this Winter

When the roads in Colorado Springs have ice, snow, rain, slush and road salt on them in the winter, it's important to take care of your tires. After all, they are your vehicle's only direct point of contact with the road surface. The handling of your car and your safety depend greatly on the health of your tires. LightHouse Automotive would like to share these winter tire care tips: 1. Check the Air Pressure Often Cold temperature can decrease the air pressure in your tires. On the other side of the coin, overinflated tires will provide much less traction. It's worthwhile to check the air pressure at least every couple of weeks during the winter to make sure they are inflated properly. 2. Check the Tire Treads Your tire treads are very important during the winter to help with stability and traction. Look at the ... read more

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Car Care Tips

Dodge Caravan Owner Gets Suspension Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Dodge Caravan Owner Gets Suspension Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Mariano was experiencing suspension issues in his Dodge Caravan, so he took his vehicle into LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs for a proper diagnosis and professional repairs. He had been to our shop previously for some transmission repairs, so he knew he could count on our team to provide quality service. “The replacement of the rear suspension bushings for my Dodge Caravan turned out to be more difficult and time consuming than expected, but the crew at LightHouse stayed with it until the job got done at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE!”Suspension problems can often be more complex than simply replacing some worn parts. Ultimately, the bushings themselves are pretty simple to install. They are there to provide cushi ... read more

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Customer Stories

4 Things to Look for When Checking Your Oil

4 Things to Look for When Checking Your Oil

It's easy to check the oil in your car using the dipstick under the hood. Most cars will have several dipsticks for different fluid reservoirs, so consult your owner's manual to locate the engine oil reservoir and corresponding dipstick.  If you've never done it before, it's really simple. First, pull out the dipstick and use a cloth or paper towel to wipe off any old oil that may be on it. Dip it all the way back in and pull it out to get a fresh sample. It's a good idea to check your oil every so often because you want to make sure you have enough healthy oil in the pan to help keep your engine running smoothly. If not, it's time for an oil change! When you do take the time to check your own oil, here are 4 things you should look for according to the Colorado Springs auto repair experts at Light ... read more

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Car Care Tips
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