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Cooling System

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

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... 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 hose... Read More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Gahanna, Ohio

Gahanna auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Gahanna, Ohio, 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 ... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Gahanna residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Ohio 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 thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it ... Read More

Smart Gahanna 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 Gahanna dr... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

Anyone who drives a car in Gahanna 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

Keep Your Cool in Gahanna

Gahanna drivers rely on their car'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... Read More

Cooling System Components

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

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Gahanna, Ohio

The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Gahanna. 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 Gahanna drivers associate with ... Read More

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