Monthly Archives: May 2018

LightHouse Automotive Helps Local Customer with Engine Replacement

LightHouse Automotive Helps Local Customer with Engine Replacement

Chad was in a bad situation, as he was experiencing serious engine problems in his car. He knew it needed significant repairs or might even have to be replaced. After not getting the answers he was looking for at his normal shop, Chad decided to take his vehicle to Colorado Springs' own LightHouse Automotive. He was very glad he made this decision and he recently shared his story online. "I had major problems with my engine and took it to my usual shop," Chad writes. "I felt like my shop was not being very honest, so I had them put the engine back together and I towed it to LightHouse. I had had a conversation with the owner of LightHouse [Rylan Blair] years ago and decided to try them out now." Once Chad brought his vehicle into LightHouse Automotive ... read more

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5 Simple Tips for Better Tire Maintenance

5 Simple Tips for Better Tire Maintenance

When you take care of your tires, they will take care of you and your car. You want your tires to be in good shape because they will provide better safety and overall performance for your vehicle. When it comes to tire care and maintenance, here are some simple tips from LightHouse Automotive that will help you keep your tires in the best shape possible. 1. Check Your Tire Pressure At least once a month, take a few minutes to check your tire pressure. Keep a tire gauge in your glove compartment or use the gauges at the "Tire & Air" pump at your local gas station. Remember to check all four tires (and your spare if it's easily accessible) and make sure they are at proper air levels. If not, fill them back up accordingly. Maintaining consistent air pressure will help your tires last longer and can even help with things like fuel efficiency. 2. Check Your Tire Tread ... read more

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5 Signs You Need a Wheel Alignment

5 Signs You Need a Wheel Alignment

Is your vehicle due for a wheel alignment? If you are in the Colorado Springs area, you can always bring your car, truck or SUV into LightHouse Automotive for a quick and easy wheel alignment check. We can tell you if anything is misaligned or off-balance with the wheels, tires, suspension, brakes, axles or differential(s), and we'll offer honest recommendations for wheel alignment and balance repairs. Otherwise, it's sometimes fairly easy to tell yourself if you have a wheel alignment problem with your vehicle. You may notice some strange things when you are driving or you can take a look at your tires to see the common signs of wheel misalignment. If you are experiencing any of the following issues, it may be a wheel alignment concern that's worth getting repaired or at least looked at by a professional auto repair technician like ... read more

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Local Customer Puts Faith in LightHouse Automotive

Local Customer Puts Faith in LightHouse Automotive

Donna needed automotive repairs, but she really didn't have a shop in Colorado Springs that she felt completely comfortable with. Therefore, she did her research and came across LightHouse Automotive. She decided to give us a try and was very happy with her service experience, which inspired her to share her review on Yelp. "Found these guys in the Christian business directory," writes Donna. "Did a great job on our car that had many issues, for a reasonable price and did not try to charge extra. Super nice and stayed in communication with us the whole time." At LightHouse Automotive, we are driven by our core values. Our shared faith doesn't define our business, but it certainly shapes the way we ... read more

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Got a Transmission Fluid Leak? Here's What You Need to Do.

Got a Transmission Fluid Leak? Here's What You Need to Do.

A leaking transmission is no laughing matter. Transmission fluid provides vital lubrication and cooling properties throughout your transmission. If the fluid is at a low level or the fluid itself is in bad shape, it will lead to bigger problems. Transmission repairs, rebuilds and replacements are not cheap. Like any automotive issue, it's always a good idea to address a small issue before it develops into a huge concern. How to Identify a Transmission Fluid Leak If there is a major leak, transmission fluid is very easy to identify. It is typically bright red in color. If you notice any drips or puddles on the ground underneath your car, this is a big problem that you will want to get checked out by an auto repair expert immediately. Any drips on the ground means there is a significant leak that should be dealt with as soon as possible. Otherwise, a minor transmission fluid leak ca ... read more

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