How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

September 25, 2022

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

Cool Running in PFLUGERVILLE

July 10, 2022

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 yourself ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville Radiator Service

June 28, 2022

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 Pflugerville, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the en... More

Cooling System Components

April 17, 2022

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

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

March 26, 2022

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

Engine Hydration for Pflugerville Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

February 19, 2022

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... More

Cooling System Components

February 13, 2022

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

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

January 2, 2022

If you have an internal combustion vehicle, you know it has a lot of hoses that carry various fluids. And if you have a heater in your vehicle, you'll have heater hoses. A heater hose connects to and from the engine so some coolant can be circulated through a little radiator called a heater core... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

November 21, 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

Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)

July 25, 2021

The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is. Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and maintenance they need. It makes sense that the cooling system is one to make sure is in top shape. Vehicl... More