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LightHouse Automotive Helps Travelers with Emergency Air Conditioner Repairs

LightHouse Automotive Helps Travelers with Emergency Air Conditioner Repairs

Shanna was enjoying her family vacation until their car's air conditioner went out while they were visiting Colorado Springs. It's been a warm summer around here and a healthy A/C system makes all the difference when it's so hot outside. Shanna called around to a number of local auto repair shops, but none of them had any appointments available until the following week. That's not how we do things at LightHouse Automotive. We always try to make time for customers in need. "Very grateful we found this repair shop," says Shanna, "Temperatures were triple-digit and needless to say we were miserable. Finally we found LightHouse Automotive. I was totally prepared to be given a ridiculous price to fix our A/C since we were traveling and needed help fast. That was not the case at all. They got us in that same morning we called and gav ... read more

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LightHouse Automotive Helps Fix Up One Young Man's Very First Car

LightHouse Automotive Helps Fix Up One Young Man's Very First Car

Teresa wanted to help her son get his first car once he earned his driver's license. Fortunately, they already had an old Mitsubishi Montero that would fit the bill. Unfortunately, it was a bit neglected in recent years and it was due for a lot of repairs. Teresa wasn't worried, though. She knew she could count on the team at LightHouse Automotive to get it running great once again for her son. "I would like to give a HUGE shout-out to LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs!" Teresa says. "They did a superb job of getting our ol' Montero up and running and safe for my sone to have as his first vehicle." When Teresa brought the Montero in, it clearly needed a lot of work. Some of it was just standard maintenance like changing the oil ... read more

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Chevrolet Truck Owner Gets Exhaust System Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Chevrolet Truck Owner Gets Exhaust System Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Jon drives a Chevy truck and has recently been dealing with some exhaust system issues. He was traveling through Dallas, where he had to get some emergency repairs made. However, he experienced several complications during his drive home to Colorado Springs. Thankfully, Jon knew he could trust the team at LightHouse Automotive to make it right. "This shop is 100% all legit," Jon says. "I took my truck to a shop in Dallas and got the catalytic converter replaced. I got about two hours outside of Dallas and my check engine light came on. I pulled into the nearest Chevrolet dealer and they made some adjustments. 10 minutes later back on the road all I could hear was an exhaust leak. I made it back to Colorado Springs and brought my truck to LightHouse." ... read more

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Nissan Owner Visits LightHouse Automotive Twice for Emergency Auto Repairs

Nissan Owner Visits LightHouse Automotive Twice for Emergency Auto Repairs

Seth drives a Nissan Pathfinder and he depends on his vehicle every day. Twice a week, he has to drive over 100 miles from Colorado Springs to La Junta for work, so it's important his vehicle is always running right. Recently, Seth visited LightHouse Automotive on two different occasions to deal with two different emergency repairs. "LightHouse Automotive is a top notch establishment!" Seth says in his Google review. "Rylan [Blair, owner] has helped me out of a jam twice now. First time, after a wheel bearing went out on my Pathfinder on my way home from La Junta. I called Rylan at LightHouse on recommendation from my cousin, Craig. They got me in and fixed up by the next day." On his first visit, Seth had a damaged ... read more

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Customer Saves Money on Brake Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Customer Saves Money on Brake Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

Markiss knew he needed to get new brakes on his car, so he began shopping around at auto repair shops throughout Colorado Springs. He first looked at some of the bigger chain stores, but he wasn't too excited when they quoted him pretty high prices to replace the brake pads and also to completely replace the brake rotors. Then, Markiss found LightHouse Automotive. "I had to get my brakes and rotors done and everyone is just trying to make a buck," Markiss says in his recent online review. "Found this place and had them just look at it and come to find out that my rotors were still able to get resurfaced." Brake rotors can be tricky. At a certain point, they may be so worn out that they need to be replaced. However, a really good brake repair shop will have the ability to resurfac ... read more

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Local Customer Appreciates Friendly Service at LightHouse Automotive

Local Customer Appreciates Friendly Service at LightHouse Automotive

Hannah is a longtime customer at LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs, CO. She knows she can always trust this local, family-owned auto repair shop for friendly service and expert automotive services. Whether she needs routine maintenance or major repairs, this is the shop she trusts to get the job done right. Hannah recently took the time to share her feedback in a Google review: "I recommend this shop to all of my friends and relatives," Hannah writes. "They are very friendly and kind, I am warmly greeted every time I walked in." On her most recent visit, Hannah's car required some more extensive repairs that she couldn't quite afford to pay all at once. At LightHouse Automotive, we realize that not everyone has extra money lying around to handle sudden and major a ... read more

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Classic Car Owner Trusts His 1961 T-Bird with LightHouse Automotive

Classic Car Owner Trusts His 1961 T-Bird with LightHouse Automotive

At LightHouse Automotive, we work on all types of cars, trucks, SUVs and other vehicles. Foreign or domestic, old or new—we simply love helping people in Colorado Springs with all their auto repair and preventative maintenance needs. Every once in awhile, we are lucky enough to have a customer bring in a classic car for us to work on. Not all auto shops want to deal with older vehicles, but we love these timeless rides and our technicians are always up for a good challenge. Recently, Tom visited LightHouse Automotive with his beautiful 1961 Ford Thunderbird convertible. He needed some minor repairs and general maintenance done, and our team was up to the task. "I took my 1961 T-Bird convertible in for some baseline work and they did everything I asked them to do in a professional manner,&q ... read more

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Customer Turns to LightHouse Automotive for Second Opinion on Auto Repairs

Customer Turns to LightHouse Automotive for Second Opinion on Auto Repairs

Edmond has having problems with his car, so he brought it into a local auto shop for repair recommendations. He wasn't entirely convinced by their assessment, so he wanted to get a second opinion. Edmond asked around and one of his friends told him to take his car to LightHouse Automotive for a proper inspection and honest advice. "Great service and done in a timely manner!" Edmond writes in his recent online review of LightHouse Automotive. "Heard about this place through a friend and took my car in to get a second opinion." After performing a thorough inspection of the vehicle and running some diagnostic tests, the automotive technicians at LightHouse Automotive determined a different problem than what the other shop had told the customer. In fact, the repairs that were actually nee ... read more

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Local Woman Appreciates Honesty and Integrity at LightHouse Automotive

Local Woman Appreciates Honesty and Integrity at LightHouse Automotive

Tracy recently bought a used car and was experiencing some brake issues. She had been to LightHouse Automotive once before in the past and knew she could trust owner Rylan Blair and his team to provide honest, quality Colorado Springs auto repair services.  "I have been to the LightHouse Automotive shop twice now," Tracy says. "The main reason I returned is because the first time I brought my car in, I wasn't treated or talked to like a clueless woman. Everything was explained to me, and solutions and suggestions were talked about." This time around, Tracy didn't hesitate about bringing her new car into the LightHouse Automotive shop for a proper inspection and assessment of the brake issues. Once Rylan and the technicians took some time to inspect ... read more

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DIY Mechanic Impressed by LightHouse Automotive

DIY Mechanic Impressed by LightHouse Automotive

Jacob is really knowledgeable about cars. He does most of his own repairs and maintenance procedures at home. Recently he needed some work done on his car, but he didn't have the time to take care of it himself. That's why he decided to trust it with LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs"Fantastic service," writes Jacob in his recent online review. "I had a problem with my car that I didn't have the time or energy to troubleshoot and fix, so I took it to LightHouse. I am thoroughly impressed!" Once Jacob brought his car into LightHouse Automotive, our technicians were able to inspect the problem and uncover the source of the problem he was dealing with. Specific repairs were recommended and explained. Jacob obviously isn't the average customer ... read more

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