Monthly Archives: October 2018

5 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle's Cooling System

5 Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle's Cooling System

Fall is already here in Colorado Springs and another cold winter is just around the corner. It's a good time to make sure your car is in the best possible shape for safety and performance throughout the colder and wetter months.  Cooling System Maintenance One system that is very important in the winter is your vehicle's cooling system. "Cooling system" is sometimes a misleading term. Yes, this is the system that keeps your engine from overheating. However, it is also vital in helping keep the engine and other components from seizing up when the temperatures outside are cold. You might even think of it as a temperature regulation system for the engine. Ultimately, it performs very important functions in all seasons.  Here are a few tips from Colorado Springs' own ... read more

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Car Care Tips

See What LightHouse Automotive Customers Are Saying About Their Service Experiences

See What LightHouse Automotive Customers Are Saying About Their Service Experiences

At LightHouse Automotive, we love seeing our customers write reviews. Whether it's on our website, Yelp, Google or our Facebook page, we welcome all honest feedback. It's what helps us strive to provide the best possible customers service. We've been getting a lot of great comments from our customers lately, so we'd like to share a few here. Dan says: "Needed to find some place to rely on for my car repair/maintenance that I could trust. Found it.""These mechanics are who the mechanics take their vehicles to," adds Terri. "They really know what they are doing.""Great job," says Ronald. "Freelander is run ... read more

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The Importance of Visibility During Colorado's Winter Season

The Importance of Visibility During Colorado's Winter Season

Driver visibility is often, ironically, overlooked when it comes to standard vehicle maintenance. Most people are pretty good about getting their oil changed and their tires rotated when service is due. As we head into the cold, rainy and snowy months here in Colorado Springs, however, visibility should be a major priority for all vehicle owners.  If your vision is compromised at all while driving, it's not safe for you, the other drivers around you or even pedestrians. You want to be able to see well so that you can drive safely. With this in mind, LightHouse Automotive has put together these visibility maintenance tips. 1. Get a Defroster Check-Up In addition to keeping you warm in the vehicle, your heater/air conditioner runs your front defroster fans. Most rear defrosters are actually more o ... read more

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Car Care Tips

10 Things You Should Know About LightHouse Automotive

10 Things You Should Know About LightHouse Automotive

A lot of people are a little hesitant to bring their vehicle(s) to an independent auto repair shop because they are not sure what to expect. Well, here are 10 things you can expect when you visit LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs: 1. Friendly ServiceLightHouse Automotive is a family owned and operated business. Tia and Rylan Blair, along with their team of service advisors and automotive technicians, are proud Colorado Springs residents who are here to help you with all your auto repair and maintenance needs. 2. Expertise If you spend 5 minutes with Rylan or any of our technicians, you will clearly see they know what they are talking about. Our team puts this automotive expertise to work for you. From initial inspections to quality repair work, you can count ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer from Unnecessary Transmission Repairs

LightHouse Automotive Saves Customer from Unnecessary Transmission Repairs

Jason's vehicle was having a hard time shifting out of second gear. In dealing with multiple automotive shops around Colorado Springs, he learned that his speed sensor cable had become detached. However, most other shops were also trying to upsell him on completely replacing the transmission. Jason just didn't feel comfortable with these recommendations, so he turned to LightHouse Automotive for another expert's opinion. "Upon giving them my symptoms, they had said that they are sure that I've found my problem," Jason says. "However, it could be the transmission also. It was very intelligent and helpful service." We can never truly give an accurate assessment over the phone, especially when it comes to transmission issues. Our technicians will need perform a thorough ... read more

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