Car Care Tips

Before you hit the road, make sure your preparation includes getting your car in shape for cool weather. At Tuffy, we do it all from brakes and regular maintenance to oil changes and batteries. Are you looking for a total car maintenance service and repair professional, someone you can trust to fix it all AND tell you when nothing needs fixing - Now That's A Tuffy!

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Spring Showers Bring Driving Safety Hazards

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The Green Facts About Your Vehicle's Air Conditioning System

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Time to Replace Your Vehicle's Cabin Air Filter

Tire Repair for Your Light Truck

Tire Tips to Keep Summer Driving Rolling Along

TPMS Will Tell you if your Tires are Under Pressure

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