Done Right. Period.

Done Right. Period.

It's more than a slogan. At Tuffy, we stand behind our work and promise that it will be Done Right. Period, or we'll fix it for free*.
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*Certain restrictions apply. See store for details.

Warranty

Nationwide Warranty

We pride ourselves on our expertise and standing by our work. That’s why each purchase receives at least 24 month / 24,000 mile national warranty - whichever comes first. Twice the dealership and industry average!
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6 Month 0% Financing

6 Months Special Financing

6 months special financing on purchases of $199 or more with your Tuffy Credit Card. No annual fee. Convenient monthly payments.
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*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. See store for details.

Tuffy Rockford - Complete Automotive Repair and Tire Center

Tuffy Rockford has established itself as a pillar within the Rockford, IL, community thanks to our unrelenting passion for auto repair that's done right. Our hard-working team of certified technicians is the best in the business, and nothing pleases them more than seeing yet another satisfied customer walk through the door.

No matter the problem, Tuffy Rockford is the answer! We provide our customers with an abundance of automotive services that includes brakes, exhaust, transmission, radiator, suspension, electrical, engine, fuel system and more! For a more extensive inventory of our services please click the service list tab located in the main menu above.

Tuffy Rockford is also well known for being one of the Rockford community's best for new tires. Whether you are shopping for new tires or simply need a flat repaired, Tuffy is your destination! Our customers can choose from an extensive selection of new tires, and no one beats our technicians when it comes to tire repair services.  

At Tuffy, we pride ourselves on the affordability and punctuality our customers have come to expect. All of our rates are fair and honest, and we operate with efficiency to ensure that you are back on the road as soon as possible!

Tuffy loves to reward our customers, so it's natural that our website is full of savings opportunities. For 365 days a year customers can count on finding great quarterly specials on our home page. Furthermore, every month we send out exclusive eSpecial offers to all of our email subscribers!

Our goal is to be the best auto repair service center and tire dealer in the Rockford and Loves Park area.

Our waiting room provides FREE coffee and snacks, Free Wi-Fi, a  computer station, and a KIDS corner for fun while you wait. Our owner Jim Heim has worked in corporate settings as a automotive engineer therefore provides a unique perspective on diagnosis and repair. Check us out and be impressed!!

NOW HIRING!

*Manager & Technician

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(paid vacation/paid sick time/paid training/promotion opportunities/tool stipend)


Our Services

  • Complete AC Testing & Repair
  • AC Recharge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Brakes
  • Exhaust
  • Tires
  • Suspension
  • Battery
  • Engine Diagnostics
  • Check Engine Light
  • Transmission
  • Radiator
  • Fuel System
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  • On-The-Car Brake Lathe
  • Anti-Lock Diagnostics
  • Hose & Line Replacement
  • Fluid Exchange
  • Hydraulic Problems (ABS, wheel cylinders)
  • Machine Lathe
  • Power Booster
  • Traction Control
  • Emergency Brake
  • Rear Drums & Shoes
  • Diagnosis & Repair
  • Chemical Brake Fluid Service
  • Lifetime Brake Pads & Shoes Available
  • Complete Pad/Lining/Rotor Replacements
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  • Coolant Leaks
  • Radiator, Trans Cooler & heater Core
  • Install Tracer Dye
  • Factory Coolant Service
  • Hoses & Belts
  • Belts
  • Thermostat
  • Fan Clutch
  • Electric Fan
  • Water Pump
  • Retro Fitting
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  • Power Accessories
  • Heater & AC Controls
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Battery Terminal Cleaning
  • Instruments/Gauges
  • Lights
  • Warning Lights
  • Battery & Cables
  • Windows
  • Door Locks
  • Cruise Control
  • Starter & Alternator
  • Electrical Diagnostic and Repair
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  • No Start
  • Stalling
  • Remove & Replace Head Gasket
  • Intake Manifold and Gasket Replacement
  • Oil Leaks
  • Check Engine Light
  • Poor / Erratic Performance
  • Major/Minor Tune-Up
  • Timing Belt
  • Motor Flush
  • Fuel System Testing
  • 30/60/90 Mile Factory Maintenance
  • Computer Re-Flashing
  • Engine Rebuild/Remanufactured
  • Re-Programming
  • Remove & Replace
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  • Exhaust Pipes
  • Tail Pipes
  • Crossover Pipes
  • Clamps & Hangers
  • Exhaust Manifolds
  • Catalytic Converters
  • Gasket Replacement
  • Dual Systems
  • Diagnosis and Repair
  • Mufflers
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  • Brake Fluid Service
  • Power Steering Fluid Service
  • Transmission Fluid Service
  • Coolant System Service
  • BG Fluid Services
  • Fuel Injection System Cleaning
  • Front Differential
  • Rear Differential
  • Transfer Case
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  • Carburetor Adjustment & Rebuild
  • Sending Unit
  • Carburetors
  • Fuel Filters Gas & Diesel
  • Line and Tank Replacement
  • Injector, Plenum, Cylinder Decarbonization
  • Fuel Pressure Analysis
  • Injector Pulse Analysis
  • Fuel Pump, Injector, Filter Replacement
  • Chemical Fuel System Service
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  • Oil & Filter (Full Range of Lubricants)
  • RV/Semi Oil Changes
  • Chassis Lube
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  • 30K/60K/90K Mile Factory Service
  • Transmission Service
  • Cabin & Engine Air Filter
  • Wiper Blades
  • Washer Fluid
  • Battery Service
  • Axle & Differential Fluid Service
  • Brake Fluid Service
  • Power Steering Service
  • Fuel System Decarbonization
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  • Radiator Fluid Service
  • Radiator Service
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  • Vibration Problems
  • Suspension Fabrication
  • Frame Replacement
  • Welding
  • Modifications
  • Rust Repairs
  • Lift Kits
  • Lowering Kits
  • Lifetime Suspension Parts Available
  • Chassis Parts (ball joints, steering linkage, bushings, links)
  • Monroe Shocks / Struts
  • Struts / Shocks
  • Moog Chassis Parts (ball joints, steering linkage, bushings, links)
  • Snap On Alignment System
  • Drive Axles, CV Boots & U-Joints
  • Mounts
  • Hunter Hawkeye Alignment System
  • Steering Racks
  • Control Arms
  • Tie Rod Ends
  • Snap-On
  • Wheel Hub Bearings
  • 2 & 4-Wheel Alignment
  • SwayBar
  • Noise, Ride, Vibration Problems
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  • New Tire Selection
  • Flat Repair
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Wheel Balancing
  • Custom Wheel Selection
  • Tire Rotations
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  • Repair
  • Replace
  • Transmission Fluid Service
  • Rebuild Transmissions
  • Remanufactured Service
  • Manual or Auto Clutches
  • Slipping and Grinding
  • Clutches
  • Leaks
  • BG Transmission Flush
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