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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