Monthly Archives: October 2020

8 Automotive Issues to Think About Heading into the Colorado Winter

8 Automotive Issues to Think About Heading into the Colorado Winter

As we end October and get ready to begin November, we can already feel the special chill in the air throughout Colorado Springs. It's a sign that winter is coming soon and we want to keep our vehicles running their best despite the freezing temperatures, ice, rain and snow.  There is no doubt that many of your car's important systems and parts need to work a little harder in the winter months. LightHouse Automotive has identified these 8 things in your vehicle that need extra attention heading into the coldest season of the year in Colorado: 1. Car Battery With cold temperatures, it's hard to get your battery warm and keep it charged in between starts. Make sure your alternator is in working properly and your battery is holding a full ... read more

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Recent Customer Reviews of LightHouse Automotive

Recent Customer Reviews of LightHouse Automotive

We truly value our customers at LightHouse Automotive, and we especially appreciate when they take the extra time to post a review of our Colorado Springs auto shop online. Whether someone posts on Google, Facebook, Yelp or directly on our website's Reviews page, the feedback we get is so helpful. We are always looking to build our reputation in this community. Reading reviews from our customers—whether positive or constructively critical—helps keep us us focused on making our customer service the best it can be every single day. With this in mind, we wanted to share a few recent customer reviews of ... read more

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3 Benefits of Preventative Transmission Service

3 Benefits of Preventative Transmission Service

Though the engine gets all the credit, your car simply won't run without its transmission. The engine provides power, but the transmission is what takes that power and sends it out to the wheels in order to actually make the vehicle move down the street. Unfortunately, a lot of people tend to ignore their transmission until it becomes a problem. They don't prioritize standard transmission services like they do oil changes or tire rotations. Transmission services don't need to be performed nearly as often as these other preventative maintenance services. The intervals may range anywhere from 30,000 miles up to 100,000 miles depending on the age of the vehicle, it's transmission system design, the use of the vehicle, its mileage, your driving habits and ... read more

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4 Reasons to Get Your Brakes Serviced Regularly

4 Reasons to Get Your Brakes Serviced Regularly

A lot of us don't worry about our cars' brakes until they become a serious problem. We wait until they start to screech and squeal, and even then we sometimes continue to drive until they eventually fail completely. Then, we're faced with dangerous driving conditions and expensive brake repairs.  Like oil changes, tire rotations, transmission services and other preventative maintenance procedures you do to keep your vehicle running right, you definitely want to take care of your brake system. It's a good idea to get your brakes inspected regularly and serviced as needed. A qualified mechanic will be able to look over all the brake components and make sure that everything is functioning properly. Brake pads need to be replaced when they are getting low. Brake rotors should be resurfaced periodically. Brake fluid needs to be checked and replaced every so often. Here are 4 benefits of g ... read more

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