How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

October 3, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Columbus

July 18, 2021

Anyone who drives a car in Columbus knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Goo... More

Water Pump

November 3, 2019

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Keep Your Cool in Columbus

November 4, 2018

Columbus drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the c... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Columbus, Ohio

April 30, 2018

The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Columbus. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Columbus drivers associate with ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Columbus, Ohio

March 18, 2018

Columbus auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Columbus, Ohio, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care o... More

Smart Columbus Drivers Protect Against Overheating

February 26, 2018

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Columbus drivers ... More