Tuffy Rockford Radiator Service

October 2, 2020

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 Loves Park, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of ... More

Keep Your Cool in Loves Park

September 5, 2020

Loves Park 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 whe... More

Water Pump

August 11, 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 hose... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Loves Park, Illinois

July 30, 2020

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Loves Park. 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 ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Rockford

July 20, 2020

Anyone who drives a car in Loves Park 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 ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Loves Park, Illinois

June 19, 2020

Loves Park auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Loves Park, Illinois, 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 ... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

January 15, 2020

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 Service at Tuffy Rockford

November 10, 2019

Loves Park residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Illinois 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 thi... More

Engine Hydration for Loves Park Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

July 7, 2019

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

Smart Loves Park Drivers Protect Against Overheating

February 27, 2018

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... More