Monthly Archives: June 2019

Nissan Owner Visits LightHouse Automotive Twice for Emergency Auto Repairs

Nissan Owner Visits LightHouse Automotive Twice for Emergency Auto Repairs

Seth drives a Nissan Pathfinder and he depends on his vehicle every day. Twice a week, he has to drive over 100 miles from Colorado Springs to La Junta for work, so it's important his vehicle is always running right. Recently, Seth visited LightHouse Automotive on two different occasions to deal with two different emergency repairs. "LightHouse Automotive is a top notch establishment!" Seth says in his Google review. "Rylan [Blair, owner] has helped me out of a jam twice now. First time, after a wheel bearing went out on my Pathfinder on my way home from La Junta. I called Rylan at LightHouse on recommendation from my cousin, Craig. They got me in and fixed up by the next day." On his first visit, Seth had a damaged ... read more

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What Can Happen if Your Wheels Aren't Aligned

What Can Happen if Your Wheels Aren't Aligned

Many drivers don't realize the full importance of wheel alignment. They think it's just a minor inconvenience when the car pulls left or right on a straightaway or drifts some when making a corner. It's true that the wheels being slightly out of alignment is not a big deal at first, but the problems can compound and lead to other significant issues with your car.  LightHouse Automotive wants you to understand some of the things that can happen to your vehicle if you don't address the wheel alignment regularly. Tire Damage When the wheels are not aligned properly, it will really put extra stress on the tires and they will wear out very unevenly. Even if you get your tires rotated regularly, they simply won't last as long without the wheel alignment getting ... read more

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5 Tips for Dealing with an Automotive Fluid Leak

5 Tips for Dealing with an Automotive Fluid Leak

You never want to see fluid leaking from your car. However, some leaks may be more concerning than others according to the Colorado Springs auto repair experts at LightHouse Automotive. Here are some helpful tips for identifying a fluid leak and how to deal with it. 1. Look at the Color Different automotive fluids have different colors. For example, transmission fluid is usually red while engine oil is typically gold/brown. Check out our past article on different types of vehicle fluids to help you identify where the leak might be coming from. 2. Look at Where the Leak is Coming from Another way to identify the source of a fluid leak is to see where the leak is coming out under the vehicle. The engine and cooling system are in the front while the ... read more

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Customer Saves Money on Brake Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Customer Saves Money on Brake Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Markiss knew he needed to get new brakes on his car, so he began shopping around at auto repair shops throughout Colorado Springs. He first looked at some of the bigger chain stores, but he wasn't too excited when they quoted him pretty high prices to replace the brake pads and also to completely replace the brake rotors. Then, Markiss found LightHouse Automotive. "I had to get my brakes and rotors done and everyone is just trying to make a buck," Markiss says in his recent online review. "Found this place and had them just look at it and come to find out that my rotors were still able to get resurfaced." Brake rotors can be tricky. At a certain point, they may be so worn out that they need to be replaced. However, a really good brake repair shop will have the ability to resurfac ... read more

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