• Tracking True in Colorado: Wheel Alignment in Colorado Springs

    Monday 30 October 2017

    The biggest issue for Colorado Springs area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Lighthouse Automotive in Colorado Springs. When undergoing an alignment service at Lighthouse Automotive, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspen... read more

  • Trip Inspection at Lighthouse Automotive in Colorado Springs

    Sunday 30 October 2016

    Colorado Springs area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Colorado Springs drivers can't always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. The first step is to look at your trip plan from... read more

  • Tracking True in Colorado Springs: Wheel Alignment

    Monday 20 June 2016

    At Lighthouse Automotive, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Lighthouse Automotive alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires,steering and suspensionparts are inspected for problems. Then the alignment is charted and checked against the vehicle factory settings. Adjustments are made to bring the wheels back into alignment. This gets all four wheels m... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

    Thursday 25 February 2016

    When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Colorado Springs drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday Colorado Springs driving take their toll on wheel alignment as well. Your car... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: Signs of an Alignment Problem

    Wednesday 04 November 2015

    When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Colorado Springs drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday Colorado Springs driving take their toll on wheel alignment as well. In additio... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Lighthouse Automotive: Alignment Inspection

    Wednesday 07 October 2015

    Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Colorado Springs drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Lighthouse Automotive will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspension and steering parts for signs of wear or damage. He?ll also compare your current alignment with the vehicle manufacturer?s settings.Your vehicle owner?s manual will have a recommenda... read more

  • Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Lighthouse Automotive

    Thursday 25 June 2015

    Hello Colorado Springs! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which can be costly for drivers in Colorado Springs.It can even damage your suspension system, which is costly to repair. But even more importantly, une... read more

  • All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Lighthouse Automotive

    Friday 05 December 2014

    When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Colorado Springs can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Colorado Springs when your wheels are out of alignment results in uneven tire wear. This is dangerous … and expensive. Worst case scenario, you have a blowout on a crowded Co... read more

  • Straight and True in Colorado Springs: Wheel Alignment

    Tuesday 29 July 2014

    Most Colorado Springs folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Colorado Springs is a periodic alignment inspection. Poor alignment causes tires to wear rapidly, unevenly or both. This means they will have to be replaced early, and new t... read more

  • Colorado Springs Alignment Service

    Friday 24 May 2013

    Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into potholes around Colorado Springs and smacking a curb or other object are great ways to knock your car out of alignment. Then, one or more of your wheels starts pulling in a slightly different direction... read more

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