• The Lighthouse Automotive Guide to Servicing Your Differential

    Monday 12 December 2016

    Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Colorado Springs drivers. A lot of us in Colorado Springs don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every vehicle has a differential, and, yes, it does need to be serviced. In fact, it's more important to the operation of your vehicle than the air conditioner or winds... read more

  • Differential Service at Lighthouse Automotive: Viva la Difference

    Friday 28 June 2013

    Every vehicle on Colorado roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Colorado Springs residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much shorter distance than the outside wheel. So the inside wheel of the vehicle must move at a slower speed than the outside wheel. Without a differe... read more

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