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Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Winter Springs, Florida

Winter Springs auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Winter Springs, Florida, 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 t... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Winter Springs, Florida

The cooling system keeps Florida vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Winter Springs. 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 Winter Springs drivers ... Read More

Smart Winter Springs Drivers Protect Against Overheating

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 Winter Springs dr... Read More

Water Pump

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 radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like the hear... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

Anyone who drives a car in Winter Springs 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 engin... Read More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

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 ... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs

Winter Springs residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Florida temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its ... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Winter Springs

Winter Springs 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. Fro... Read More

Cool Running in Winter Springs

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 yo... Read More

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