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

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

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

Keep Your Cool in Pflugerville

February 28, 2021

Pflugerville 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 t... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Pflugerville, Texas

November 22, 2020

Pflugerville auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Pflugerville, Texas, 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 go... More

Smart Pflugerville Drivers Protect Against Overheating

July 26, 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 Pflugerville driv... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Pflugerville, Texas

March 15, 2020

The cooling system keeps Texas vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Pflugerville. 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 Pflugerville drivers associ... More

Cool Running in Pflugerville

August 25, 2019

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

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

March 16, 2016

Pflugerville drivers' cars have to operate in a wide range of Texas temperatures which requires our engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what'. Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive... And all the whil... More