Tuffy Round Rock Radiator Service

March 24, 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 ROUND ROCK, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engi... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

July 11, 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

Cooling System Components

December 20, 2020

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Round Rock 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 usua... More

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

October 4, 2020

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

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

May 31, 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 in Round Rock, Texas

May 3, 2020

Round Rock auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Round Rock, 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 good c... More

Keep Your Cool in Round Rock

October 3, 2017

Round Rock 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 the... More

Cool Running in Round Rock

July 30, 2017

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/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock

March 12, 2017

Anyone who drives a car in Round Rock 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! G... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Round Rock, Texas

February 19, 2017

The cooling system keeps Texas vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Round Rock. 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 Round Rock drivers associate ... More