Cool Running in Riverview

September 20, 2020

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/Antifreeze Service in Riverview, FL

June 14, 2020

Riverview auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Riverview, FL, 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 o... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview Radiator Service

April 19, 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 Riverview, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engin... More

Smart Riverview Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 29, 2020

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 Riverview drivers... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

September 1, 2019

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

Cooling System Components

July 23, 2018

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

Water Pump

October 17, 2017

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 t... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Riverview, FL

September 29, 2017

The cooling system keeps FL vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Riverview. 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 Riverview drivers associat... More