Monthly Archives: July 2020

Customer Appreciates Family-Oriented Approach at LightHouse Automotive

Customer Appreciates Family-Oriented Approach at LightHouse Automotive

Mariano has been coming to LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs for years. He knows he can count on our service team to treat him right and our automotive repair technicians to take care of his vehicles. He recently paid our shop a visit and was kind enough to share his thoughts in an online review. "I really appreciate the entire staff at LightHouse Automotive and the friendly family-oriented philosophy they practice," Mariano writes. "Especially when they need each other's help to solve a customer's vehicle problem. The technicians willingly share their personal experience and skills to make sure customers are taken care of." Teamwork has always been a very important part of our business at LightHouse Automotive. We aren't the largest auto shop in town, but we make a concert ... read more

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5 Signs of Electrical Problems in Your Car

5 Signs of Electrical Problems in Your Car

Your car needs electricity to power many different systems. If your automotive electric system is acting up or is low on battery power, certain things will not work properly. You may not even be able to get your car started at all.  Here are 5 of the most common signs of auto electric problems, according to our top mechanics here at LightHouse Automotive: 1. Car Won't Start This is a pretty obvious sign that something significant is wrong. There are many reasons why a car won't start, but it is often associated with the electrical system. You might just have a dead battery, but that can be caused by a failing alternator or something else that is draining its power more than usual. There could be loose wiring or something else that is breaking the circuit between the ignition an ... read more

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Transmission Trouble? Here Are 5 of the Most Common Issues.

Transmission Trouble? Here Are 5 of the Most Common Issues.

Other than the engine, there is nothing more important in your vehicle than its transmission. The engine provides the power to the car. The transmission is what actually makes it move, as it transfers power from the engine out to the drive wheels. At the first sign of any transmission problem, you will want to get your vehicle looked at by a professional mechanic. You never want to take any potential transmission issue lightly. A small concern can quickly turn into major internal transmission damage. Then, you may be facing major repairs—including a full transmission replacement or a custom rebuild. And let's just say that neither of those services are cheap. Here are 5 of the most common transmission issues that we see at LightHouse Automotive, along with what you need to know if you think one of these problems ma ... read more

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Car Care Tips

Texas Auto Shop Owner Endorses LightHouse Automotive

Texas Auto Shop Owner Endorses LightHouse Automotive

Mike Jewell owns Jewell Auto in Fort Worth, TX. He got a call from one of his usual customers who happened to be here in Colorado Springs and was experiencing some problems with his truck. Mike looked up local shops in a professional automotive organization that he belongs to and found LightHouse Automotive on the list. He gave us a call and and ended up having his customer give us a chance to show what we could do. "When I called and spoke to Rylan [Blair, owner] about the issues my customer was concerned with, he immediately scheduled an appointment for the following morning," Mike writes in his online review. "My customer was completely satisfied with the service he received at LightHouse Automotive." Sometimes there's a bit more pressure when our shop is referred to us by another shop owner, especiall ... read more

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Happy 4th of July from LightHouse Automotive!

Happy 4th of July from LightHouse Automotive!

Happy 4th of July from everyone at LightHouse Automotive! This will not be our typical Independence Day holiday in Colorado Springs. Many of the big fireworks shows have been canceled, but there are still a few happening [check out this link for a current list]. We're all being discouraged to attend big social get-togethers. We have to celebrate safely and find our own creative ways to enjoy this holiday with our friends and loved ones. It should still be plenty of fun for everyone this holiday weekend.  Celebrating the Independent Spirit We love the 4th of July at LightHouse Automotive. It's a time to celebrate our country's independence and that means a lot to each and every o ... read more

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