Keep Your Cool in Fort Wayne

March 22, 2020

Fort Wayne 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

Water Pump

April 14, 2019

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

Engine Hydration for Fort Wayne Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

March 12, 2018

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

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Fort Wayne - Dupont Rd.

January 17, 2017

Anyone that drives a car in Fort Wayne 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 e... More

Smart Fort Wayne Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 3, 2016

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 Fort Wayne drive... More

Smart Fort Wayne Drivers Protect Against Overheating

October 27, 2015

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 Fort Wayne motor... More

Cool Running In Fort Wayne

September 16, 2015

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really dont hear much any more about cars overheating. Thats because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesnt mean you cant overheat your SUV engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool In Fort Wayne, IN

April 11, 2014

The cooling system keeps IN auto owners's engines from overheating while they are driving around Fort Wayne, Huntertown and Garrett. 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 ... More

Cooling System Components

April 4, 2014

Today we want to talk about a key system in our cars the cooling system. Its one of those things that Fort Wayne car owners dont give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Fort Wayne. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanica... More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Fort Wayne IN

December 5, 2013

You may know that most automotive failures in Fort Wayne IN are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your coolant system, it will take good care of you. A car'... More