Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna Radiator Service

July 10, 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 Gahanna, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine ... More

Cool Running in Gahanna

January 17, 2021

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

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

August 30, 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

Water Pump

January 15, 2020

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 the hear... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

November 10, 2019

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... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Gahanna, Ohio

June 30, 2019

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 care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of ... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna

August 19, 2018

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 has to ... More

Smart Gahanna Drivers Protect Against Overheating

September 12, 2017

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 drivers t... More

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

July 9, 2017

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 engine! Good... More

Keep Your Cool in Gahanna

March 13, 2017

Gahanna 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 co... More