Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego Radiator Service

August 29, 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 Oswego, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine w... More

Cooling System Components

August 18, 2022

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

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

July 26, 2020

Oswego 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 thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has ... More

Keep Your Cool in Oswego

January 15, 2020

Oswego 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 the coo... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Oswego, Illinois

August 4, 2019

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Oswego. 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 Oswego drivers associate with ... More

Cool Running in Oswego

June 17, 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

Smart Oswego Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 7, 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, because these failures are usually easy for Oswego drivers to... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Oswego, Illinois

January 8, 2018

Oswego auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Oswego, 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 take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care o... More

Cooling System Components

September 16, 2014

Today we want to talk about a key system in our cars the cooling system. Its one of those things that Oswego car owners dont give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Oswego. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system... More