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Cooling System

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

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... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Romeoville, Illinois

Romeoville auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Romeoville, Illinois, 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 ... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

Romeoville residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Illinois temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thi... Read More

Not So Hot in Romeoville

When the weather turns cold, it's nice to crank up the furnace and enjoy the heat. But if your home's furnace doesn't work, it's not too comfortable. Same goes with your vehicle. When the heater's not working, things can get miserable. It could also signal some major problems, which we'll discuss... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

Anyone who drives a car in Romeoville 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 en... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Romeoville, Illinois

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Romeoville. 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 Romeoville drivers ... Read More

Cool Running in Romeoville

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... Read More

Water Pump

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 radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostat andthe water pumpThe water pump's like t... Read More

Engine Hydration For Romeoville Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our cars – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Romeoville auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – u... Read More

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