• Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Colorado Springs Drivers

    Sunday 15 April 2018

    Knowing how their engine works can help Colorado Springs drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down while the engine is running. Power is generated in a cycle that includes four strokes of the piston. First, the piston drops and a valve at the top of the cylinder opens to let... read more

  • Fuel for Thought

    Wednesday 11 April 2018

    If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, price is a big factor in what you put in your vehicle. Maybe you think it doesn't matter what kind of gasoline you buy, but one major automobile association has found it does make a big differenc... read more

  • Fuel for Thought

    Wednesday 11 April 2018

    If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, price is a big factor in what you put in your vehicle. Maybe you think it doesn't matter what kind of gasoline you buy, but one major automobile association has found it does make a big differenc... read more

  • Fuel for Thought

    Wednesday 11 April 2018

    If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, price is a big factor in what you put in your vehicle. Maybe you think it doesn't matter what kind of gasoline you buy, but one major automobile association has found it does make a big differenc... read more

  • Fuel for Thought

    Wednesday 11 April 2018

    If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, price is a big factor in what you put in your vehicle. Maybe you think it doesn't matter what kind of gasoline you buy, but one major automobile association has found it does make a big differenc... read more

  • Let Lighthouse Automotive Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

    Monday 02 April 2018

    Colorado Springs area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Colorado Springs drivers want to hang onto their old clunkers. They're dependable and they're paid for. Owners would love to see the odometers on those vehicles turn past 200,000 miles (320,000 k... read more

  • Distracted Driving

    Tuesday 27 March 2018

    When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effectiveness at multi-tasking. Turns out, multi-tasking is almost a superpower. Think of fighter pilots: capable of maintaining their orientation in three dimensional space and performing specific and highly... read more

  • Stay Safe in Colorado Springs by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

    Monday 19 March 2018

    We don't want to think about it, but each Colorado Springs resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Colorado rescue workers. Rescue workers and Colorado Springs police are well aware of this difficulty, even if the rest of us don't stop to think about it. They can all recount stories of searching through glove compartments, pockets, wallets, purses and cell phone directorie... read more

  • The Best Test

    Tuesday 13 March 2018

    Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important things so you'll know if that's the right vehicle for you. Check out the gadgets.  Love a good sound system? Then turn it up loud.  Does it have enough bass for you? See how you like its navi... read more

  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Lighthouse Automotive in Colorado Springs

    Monday 05 March 2018

    With Colorado Springs gas prices being what they are, many of us in Colorado are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Colorado Springs area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Colorado. But there are things all Colorado Springs drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Lighthouse Aut... read more

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