Monthly Archives: May 2017

Understanding Your Vehicle's Factory Maintenance Schedule

Understanding Your Vehicle's Factory Maintenance Schedule

We perform a lot of routine maintenance at LightHouse Automotive. Customers know they can count on our Colorado Springs auto repair technicians to perform the necessary maintenance services, along with any other automotive repairs that need to happen.  It is important to have regular maintenance done in order to ensure the performance of your vehicle over time. You will want to understand the factory maintenance recommendations provided by your manufacturer. If you have your owner's manual, you can easily look up the recommended maintenance schedule in there. Every vehicle will have slight different schedules to follow. Different factors include the age of the car, the make, the model and even the oil type. For instance, synthetic oil usually needs to be changed less often than standard oil. It all comes down to following the specific recommendations for your car, though ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer Time and Money By Avoiding Unnecessary Auto Repairs

LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer Time and Money By Avoiding Unnecessary Auto Repairs

Richard was getting frustrated after dealing with a Jeep dealership in Denver. They were recommending a major repair, but he wasn't sure it was necessary. He knew it was at least worth seeking a second opinion from a reputable automotive shop, so he called Rylan Blair at LightHouse Automotive. "Rylan and his crew inspected my Jeep," Richard says in his online review. "The Jeep dealer in Denver recommended I basically replace my front end. I doubted this analysis because I had no play shaking, etc." Rylan and our LightHouse Automotive team in Colorado Springs were happy to take a better look at Richard's Jeep in order to determine the problem. Rylan personally has a lot of experience with Jeep vehicles, so he and our automotive technicians performed a thor ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Honors the Rich Military Heritage of Colorado Springs

LightHouse Automotive Honors the Rich Military Heritage of Colorado Springs

Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and Memorial Day is just a couple weeks away. What better time to show our appreciation to our nation's dedicated service men and women? Colorado Springs has a strong military tradition and LightHouse Automotive is proud to honor it. To say Colorado Springs has a significant military influence would be quite an understatement. After all, we have Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base, Fort Carson and the Air Force Academy nearby. And, you have NORAD not too far away in the mountains. Naturally, we have a lot of military veterans and active service personnel coming into our Colorado Springs auto repair shop.  As a small token of thanks for their service to our country, LightHouse Automotive offers discounted automotive repairs an ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Offers the NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty

LightHouse Automotive is a certified NAPA AutoCare Center, which gives us access to their nationwide network of parts providers and many other automotive repair resources. In addition, it means qualifying parts and repairs performed at LightHouse Automotive are backed by the 36-Month, 36,000-Mile NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty.  This great warranty protects our customers (and all NAPA AutoCare Center customers across the country). Basically, if you get qualifying repairs done at LightHouse Automotive and then experience further problems, you can bring your car back to our Colorado Springs auto repair shop and we'll take care of any necessary follow-up repairs. Likewise, you can take your car to any of the ... read more

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Car Care Tips for Colorado's Rainy Season

Car Care Tips for Colorado's Rainy Season

  It's that time of year in Colorado Springs. Snow is no longer an issue, but we will get some rain. That means more humidity in the air and wet roads, both of which can put extra wear and tear on your car. LightHouse Automotive has compiled these rainy season car care tips that will help you maintain your vehicle's performance while also staying safer on the road. 1. Keep Your Windshield Clean Mud, dirt and bugs can build up quickly when it's raining out, not to mention the rain itself providing less visibility. Make sure you keep your windshield clean and that your windshield wipers are working well. New wipers can make a major difference. Also, check your windshield washer fluid and top it off if needed. 2. Wash Your Car and Apply a Fresh Coat of Wax This is especially important on older cars with older paint jobs. It may seem like a pointless endeav ... read more

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