Cool Running in Lincoln

July 5, 2020

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

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Lincoln, Nebraska

February 2, 2020

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

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

July 21, 2019

Anyone who drives a car in Lincoln 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... More

Engine Hydration for Lincoln Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

January 1, 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

Keep Your Cool in Lincoln

August 20, 2018

Lincoln 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... More

Cooling System Components

April 23, 2018

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

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

July 3, 2016

Lincoln residents' cars have to operate in a wide range of Nebraska temperatures which requires our 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 to... More

Water Pump

June 19, 2016

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat and the water pump The water pump's like the he... More

Smart Lincoln Drivers Protect Against Overheating

July 2, 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 Lincoln drivers ... More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Lincoln, Nebraska

June 3, 2015

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