Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

August 30, 2020

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Batavia, Illinois

February 9, 2020

Batavia auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Batavia, 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... More

Cooling System Components

December 1, 2019

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

Engine Hydration for Batavia Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

November 3, 2019

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

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

June 9, 2019

Batavia 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,... More

Water Pump

January 6, 2019

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

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

March 26, 2017

Anyone who drives a car in Batavia 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 engin... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool In Batavia, Illinois

May 23, 2016

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Batavia, Geneva and North Aurora. 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 Ba... More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Batavia, Illinois

February 10, 2016

Batavia motorists may know that most automotive failures in Batavia, Illinois 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, it will take go... More

Smart Batavia Drivers Protect Against Overheating

August 1, 2015

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 Batavia auto own... More