Monthly Archives: June 2017

When is it Time to Get New Brakes?

When is it Time to Get New Brakes?

We get this question all the time at LightHouse Automotive. Customers want to know when it's the best time to get new brake pads or brake rotors. The truth is, there is not a "one size fits all" answer when it comes to brake repair and replacement. There are many factors that go into brake wear. Therefore, it is important that you get your brake pads, rotors and fluid inspected regularly and replaced as needed. The general rule of thumb says you'll probably get your brake pads replaced every 50,000 miles. However, some brakes may wear out after only 25,000 miles. Some may last up to 75,000 miles. If you are driving and hear a lot of screeching, squealing or squeeking every time you come to a stop, it may be a brake problem and you'll want to have it checked out as soon as possible. You never want your brakes to fail! Here are some common factors that af ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer Find Peace of Mind Before a Long Road Trip

LightHouse Automotive Helps Customer Find Peace of Mind Before a Long Road Trip

Leanne was getting ready for a long road trip from Colorado Springs to Omaha, Nebraska. However, she knew better than to just hit the road without making absolutely sure that her car was in good shape. After all, nobody ever wants to break down or have car trouble when away from home.  Leanne thought it would be best to call the team at LightHouse Automotive, the Colorado Springs auto repair experts. She had read online reviews and knew ours was a trusted name for automotive services. Leanne was able to make a same-day appointment and we were happy to help her out by performing a full vehicle inspection before she left for her trip. "This place fit me in last minute to do a complete check on my car," Leanne says in her online review. "My car was in tip-top shape ... read more

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At LightHouse Automotive, We Take Things Personally

At LightHouse Automotive, We Take Things Personally

When we opened LightHouse Automotive 13 years ago, we had a simple goal in mind. We wanted to be the best Colorado Springs auto repair shop we could be. Most importantly, we wanted our name to be one that our customers could trust. Just as a lighthouse guides weary sailors to safer waters, the automotive repair team at LightHouse Automotive is dedicated to helping customers drive down the road safely. This commitment is what drives the personalized approach to service at LightHouse Automotive. We want you to feel comfortable from the moment you walk into our shop. We want you to feel confident in the expertise of our automotive technicians and the repairs or services being performed. We want you to drive away knowing you made the right decision to trust your car with the ... read more

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