Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

August 16, 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

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

January 19, 2020

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Toledo

November 10, 2019

Anyone who drives a car in Toledo 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 ... More

Tuffy Toledo Radiator Service

July 21, 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 Toledo, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the ... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Toledo, Ohio

July 14, 2019

The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Toledo. 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.T... More

Not So Hot in Toledo

December 30, 2018

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... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Toledo, Ohio

June 26, 2018

Toledo auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Toledo, 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 car... More

Smart Toledo Drivers Protect Against Overheating

April 17, 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 Toledo dri... More

Water Pump

May 16, 2017

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 t... More

Keep Your Cool in Toledo

February 6, 2017

Toledo drivers rely on their car'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 ... More