Monthly Archives: July 2017

LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer Replace Alternator and Get Back on the Road Quickly

LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer Replace Alternator and Get Back on the Road Quickly

Deb wasn't sure what to do. She was in the midst of a long road trip from New Mexico. Colorado Springs was just about the halfway point of the drive. However, this is where her check engine light came on. Deb was fortunate she had a friend nearby who offered to help, but knew she needed professional automotive repair services as soon as possible. That's how she discovered LightHouse Automotive and our owner/lead technician, Rylan Blair. "Rylan was great!" Deb says in her online review. "A friend in Colorado Springs started calling around for help. Rylan took her call and it was super service from then on." Deb's car was brought into our auto shop, where Rylan and his team of automotive technicians at LightHouse Automotive thoroughly inspected the vehicle. The issue was the alternato ... read more

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The Importance of Exhaust System Maintenance and Repair

The Importance of Exhaust System Maintenance and Repair

Your catalytic converter, muffler and exhaust system are very important parts of your vehicle. You always want to make sure they are taken care of and performing properly. Your life could be on the line! What the Exhaust System Does Ultimately, a good exhaust system will keep your car running smoothly. It performs a vital function to divert harmful exhaust fumes from your engine. If the exhaust isn’t working right, bad things can happen. The engine can deteriorate. Even more scary is the potential for carbon monoxide building up in the passenger cabin, which can be deadly. In addition, an effective exhaust system will reduce emissions and can even improve your fuel economy. So when it comes to exhaust and muffler repair and maintenance, count on the experts at LightHouse Automoti ... read more

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8 Helpful Car Care Tips for Summer Travel

8 Helpful Car Care Tips for Summer Travel

Can you believe it's already July? Summertime is here and it is such a great time of year to be in Colorado Springs. We are so blessed to have all four seasons here, and we always look forward to some summer sunshine. It's also the time of year when many people pack up their cars, trucks and RVs to hit the road for vacations. Whether you are visiting Colorado Springs or about to head out of town on your own travels, LightHouse Automotive has prepared these helpful summer car care tips. 1. Pay Attention to Gas Mileage There are pros and cons to long summer road trips. On one hand, highway driving will usually give you better gas mileage than day-to-day city commutes. However, you may also be carrying larger loads in your vehicle (more passengers, luggage or even trailers being towed), which can also affect your mileage. Always keep a close eye on your gas meter so you don't ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Helps Local Veteran with Air Conditioning Repairs

LightHouse Automotive Helps Local Veteran with Air Conditioning Repairs

With the 4th of July this week, it's important to honor our country's veterans, especially those who may be down on their luck. John is a homeless veteran who is currently living out of his car with his elderly dog. Unfortunately, he has been having persistent problems with his air conditioning, which is making life even tougher with the summer heat.  John brought his car into LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs, and owner Rylan Blair helped him out personally to fix the air conditioner properly. "Thank you to Rylan Blair, his family and his friendly staff," John says. "Rylan went up and beyond what is expected from a small business owner to help out a person. He repaired my A/C when I had already spent money at other chain repair shops. He spent his own personal ... read more

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Trust Your Vehicle Fleet to LightHouse Automotive

Trust Your Vehicle Fleet to LightHouse Automotive

Running a successful company takes a lot of hard work and attention to detail. And when you have a fleet of business vehicles (delivery trucks, service vans, taxis, police cruisers, company cars, etc.), keeping up with regular maintenance and automotive repairs can be difficult. LightHouse Automotive Fleet Services That's why many businesses throughout the Colorado Springs area count on LightHouse Automotive for their fleet management services. Our experienced ASE Certified technicians can handle all types of vehicles and keep your fleet working for you. LightHouse Automotive is also a certified NAPA AutoCare Center. Whether it's scheduled routine maintenance or unexpected repairs, big and small, we have you covered with fleet account rates and flexible financing options. Preventative maintenance is ... read more

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