• Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Colorado Springs

    Sunday 03 June 2018

    One Colorado Springs automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Colorado Springs, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and transmission. The driveline starts there and includes all of the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels.That's not really a lot of components, but they handle th... read more

  • Time for Differential Service at Lighthouse Automotive?

    Monday 21 May 2018

    Hello Colorado Springs - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you've got a differential (or two or three) and it needs service now and then.What does your vehicle differential do? Well, it compensates for the differences in speed betwe... read more

  • Drive Train Service in Colorado Springs at Lighthouse Automotive

    Sunday 13 May 2018

    The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance your driveshaft needs will also differ by what type of vehicle you drive.Let's start with front-wheel drive. In this vehicle, the transmission and the differential are... read more

  • What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

    Monday 02 January 2017

    With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Colorado Springs drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that it's not something on the top of Colorado Springs customers' minds. It's not uncommon for drivers to not know they have a differential let alone know that it needs service. Call&nbs... read more

  • Differential Service at Lighthouse Automotive

    Monday 19 September 2016

    Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Colorado Springs, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Lighthouse Automotive service advisor that your differential needs serviced, or it's seen it as an option up on the service menu. Differential service at Lighthouse Automotive covers a lot of things... read more

  • Vive la Differential at Lighthouse Automotive in Colorado Springs

    Thursday 16 April 2015

    There are a lot of drivers in Colorado Springs who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before.With front-wheel drive being so common in Colorado these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Colorado Springs folks don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that it's not something on the top of your mind. It's not... read more

  • Differential Service in Colorado Springs, Colorado - What You Need to Know

    Friday 16 November 2012

    Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Colorado Springs, Colorado, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. Some Colorado Springs vehicles might even have two or three.Not surprisingly, a differential's job is to compensate for differences; specifically, they're the differences in wheel s... read more

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