Smart Tampa Drivers Protect Against Overheating

September 6, 2020

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 Tampa drivers to ... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

July 26, 2020

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Keep Your Cool in Tampa

December 15, 2019

Tampa 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... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Radiator Service

April 7, 2019

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Tampa, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the en... More

Water Pump

March 5, 2017

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat and the water pump The water pump's like t... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

December 6, 2016

Anyone that drives a car in Tampa 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