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Cooling System

Tuffy Rockford Radiator Service

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 ... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Loves Park

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... 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

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Loves Park, Illinois

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 ... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Rockford

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 ... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Loves Park, Illinois

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 ... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Rockford

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

Smart Loves Park 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... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Loves Park auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois.Cool... Read More

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