Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

December 3, 2023

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)

July 30, 2023

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... More

Cooling System Components

June 25, 2023

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

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant System)

November 20, 2022

No matter what the weather is like outside, your internal combustion engine expects to keep its cool all the time, even when it's really cold. That's because engines create the power that moves you to your destination by a series of tiny explosions of a fuel and air mixture. In turn, that genera... More

Tuffy Walled Lake Radiator Service

October 16, 2022

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 Walled Lake, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the eng... More

Water Pump

October 2, 2022

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 the hear... More

Smart Walled Lake Drivers Protect Against Overheating

August 21, 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 Walled Lake drive... More

How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

December 5, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

April 4, 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

Keep Your Cool in Walled Lake

March 21, 2021

Walled Lake 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 th... More