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Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)

The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is. Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and maintenance they need.It makes sense that the cooling system is one to make sure is in top shape. Vehicl... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Papilllion

Papilllion 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... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Papilllion, Nebraska

The cooling system keeps Nebraska vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Papilllion. 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 ... Read More

Engine Hydration for Papilllion 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

Smart Papilllion 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 Papilllion... Read More

Tuffy Papillion Radiator Service

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 Papilllion, it is easy to prevent.The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to t... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Papillion

Papilllion residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Nebraska 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 whi... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Papillion

Anyone that drives a car in Papilllion 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 engine... Read More

Cooling System Components

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

Cool Running in Papilllion

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 yoursel... Read More

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