Not So Hot in Sturgis

December 27, 2020

When the weather turns cold, it's nice to crank up the furnace and enjoy the heat. But if your home's furnace doesn't work, it's not too comfortable. Same goes with your vehicle. When the heater's not working, things can get miserable. It could also signal some major problems, which we'll discuss... More

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

September 20, 2020

If you have an internal combustion vehicle, you know it has a lot of hoses that carry various fluids. And if you have a heater in your vehicle, you'll have heater hoses. A heater hose connects to and from the engine so some coolant can be circulated through a little radiator called a heater core... More

Smart Sturgis Drivers Protect Against Overheating

December 9, 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 Sturgis dr... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Sturgis, Michigan

September 30, 2018

Sturgis auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Sturgis, Michigan, 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 go... More

Cooling System Components

November 29, 2017

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

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Sturgis, Michigan

February 13, 2017

The cooling system keeps Michigan vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Sturgis. 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 Sturgis drivers associ... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool In Sturgis, Michigan

January 27, 2016

The cooling system keeps Michigan auto owners's engines from overheating while they are driving around Sturgis, Centreville and Three Rivers. 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 radiato... More

Keep Your Cool In Sturgis

August 1, 2015

/> Sturgis auto owners rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your SUV engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where its cooled by air flowing over the radiator. F... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Sturgis

May 6, 2015

Sturgis motorists' cars have to operate in a wide range of Michigan 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 whil... More

Cool Running In Sturgis

March 17, 2015

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really dont hear much any more about cars overheating. Thats because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesnt mean you cant overheat your SUV engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... More