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Keeping Your Engine Cool in Huntersville, North Carolina

The cooling system keeps North Carolina vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Huntersville. 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 Huntersvill... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Huntersville

Huntersville 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 ... 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 hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like t... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Huntersville residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of North Carolina 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... Read More

Engine Hydration for Huntersville 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

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Anyone who drives a car in Huntersville 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 ... Read More

Cool Running in Huntersville

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 yo... Read More

Smart Huntersville 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, because these failures are usually easy for Huntersville dr... Read More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Huntersville, North Carolina

Huntersville car owners may know that most automotive failures in Huntersville, North Carolina are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your SUV coolant system... Read More

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