Coolant Service at Tuffy Mentor

September 11, 2022

Mentor residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Ohio 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, it has to p... More

Cool Running in Mentor

February 20, 2022

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

Smart Mentor Drivers Protect Against Overheating

January 9, 2022

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 Mentor drivers to... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

October 31, 2021

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Not So Hot in Mentor

October 24, 2021

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

Smart Mentor Drivers Protect Against Overheating

March 3, 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 Mentor auto owne... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Mentor

January 21, 2015

Mentor motorists' cars have to operate in a wide range of Ohio 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... More

Keep Your Cool In Mentor

August 21, 2014

/> Your browser does not support video Mentor drivers 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 ai... More

Cooling System Components

December 24, 2013

Today we want to talk about a very important system in our cars the cooling system. Its one of those things that you dont give much thought to until it fails and then youre stranded by the side of the road. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system usually b... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool In Mentor, Ohio

December 17, 2013

The cooling system keeps Ohio motorists's engines from overheating while they are driving around Mentor, Chardon and Painsville. 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... More