Monthly Archives: November 2019

Chevy Owner Gets Fuel Pressure Sensor Replaced at LightHouse Automotive

Chevy Owner Gets Fuel Pressure Sensor Replaced at LightHouse Automotive

Edward was concerned when the check engine light came on in his 2007 Chevrolet Impala. He didn't hesitate to bring his car into LightHouse Automotive for a diagnostic check and inspection to determine what the problem was.  "They let me know my fuel pressure sensor was bad and needed to be replaced," Edward says. "They gave me an estimate to see if I can afford it, which was a good thing." The fuel pressure sensor (also known as a fuel rail sensor) is one of many important sensors within a vehicle. It monitors the fuel pressure in the fuel system, and then sends measurements to the car's computer. The computer then makes adjustments to keep the fuel burning consistently in the engine. It's a very sensitive component, so when it fails it can really impact the fuel efficiency and performance of the vehicle. When any sensor in you ... read more

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7 Signs of Fuel System Failure

7 Signs of Fuel System Failure

Your vehicle’s fuel system pumps fuel from the gas tank and into the engine. Needless to say, it can be problematic if the fuel system isn’t working properly. You will lose fuel efficiency (MPG). If something is really wrong, then the car might not run at all. Damage to fuel system components may also lead to a fuel leak, which can be dangerous in a number of ways. In most cases, major fuel system issues will come down to the fuel pump. It’s what keeps the gas flowing through the lines. Other problems that can be developed are clogged fuel filters or fuel lines. Or, a leak can happen with a loose connection or damaged parts. Here are are 7 common signs that your car has a fuel system failure, according to LightHouse Automotive: 1. The Engine is Sputtering This of ... read more

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What it Means to Be Family Owned and Operated

What it Means to Be Family Owned and Operated

LightHouse Automotive opened in Colorado Springs almost exactly 16 years ago. It was back in October of 2003 when an experienced local auto mechanic, Rylan Blair, and his wife, Tia—who brings a great mind for business management and marketing—decided to open their own automotive repair shop in their beloved hometown. Together, they have built something truly special with the help of their amazing team of employees. Independently Owned. Family Operated. Since the beginning, LightHouse Automotive has been proud to be an independent, family owned and locally focused auto shop serving the needs of Colorado Springs residents and anyone in the surrounding El Paso County communities.  NAPA Knowhow Without the Chain Store Limitations We are an affiliated NAPA AutoCare Center ... read more

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Dodge Owner Gets Coolant Leak Fixed at LightHouse Automotive

Dodge Owner Gets Coolant Leak Fixed at LightHouse Automotive

Patty has had her Dodge Durango for many years, so it's needed plenty of maintenance and repairs for as long as she's owned it. Recently, she was having some cooling system problems, so she took it to the Colorado Springs auto repair shop she trusted. Patty has been to LightHouse Automotive in the past, so she knew she could count on Rylan Blair and our team to get the job done right. "I have had my 2003 Dodge Durango in Rylan's shop a couple of times," Patty writes in her recent Google review. "They are always professional and honest." When an older vehicle like Patty's comes into the LightHouse Automotive shop, we always want to give it a little extra attention. We look everything over carefully to make sure there are no potential problems and that the ... read more

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