Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center 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 Lewis Center, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the en... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

July 11, 2021

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

Water Pump

July 19, 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

Cooling System Components

December 10, 2018

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Lewis Center 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 usu... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Lewis Center, Ohio

July 15, 2018

The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Lewis Center. 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 Lewis Center drivers associa... More

Keep Your Cool in Lewis Center

January 8, 2018

Lewis Center 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 t... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Lewis Center, Ohio

April 18, 2017

Lewis Center auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Lewis Center, 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 goo... More

Cool Running in Lewis Center

October 11, 2016

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 Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

September 12, 2016

Lewis Center 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 ha... More

Smart Lewis Center Drivers Protect Against Overheating

June 7, 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 Lewis Center driv... More