Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

December 12, 2021

Anyone who drives a car in New Port Richey 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 engi... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

September 26, 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

Cooling System Components

August 8, 2021

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that New Port Richey 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 us... More

Engine Hydration for New Port Richey Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

May 16, 2021

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

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

May 2, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in New Port Richey, FL

May 31, 2020

The cooling system keeps FL vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around New Port Richey. 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 New Port Richey drivers ass... More

Cool Running in New Port Richey

June 14, 2018

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 New Port Richey, FL

October 16, 2017

New Port Richey auto owners may know that most automotive failures in New Port Richey, 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... More

Smart New Port Richey Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 5, 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 New Port Richey d... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

December 12, 2016

New Port Richey residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of FL 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 h... More