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 Amherst - Auto Repair Center - Complete Automotive Repair and Tire Center

Tuffy in Amherst is owned by George McKinney, his wife, Gerry, Rusty Swetz, and his wife, Melissa (Missy).  We have owned this location since 1989 and all of us are life-long residents of Lorain County.  George graduated from South Amherst high school and his wife, Gerry, is a Graduate of Clearview high school.  Rusty and Missy are both proud graduates of Southview high school.

Having our roots deeply embedded in the local area helps us to keep pulse of what the local clientele want and need.  We also are very supportive of the local communities, which we call home.

By the way, George and Rusty are all avid motorcyclists.  Any time you are looking for a riding partner, please feel free to stop in and invite us on your local rally or fun run!


Has your check engine light come on?  Do you need to patch a tire, select a new tire, get an oil change, wheel alignment or tire rotation?  Then come check us out in Amherst, OH for all your auto repair needs!


Getting hot in there?  No worries, we can fix your air conditioning and provide radiator fluid service so you and your car can cool down.


Having trouble stopping?  Stop in for our top notch brake service.


Here at Tuffy Amherst, we care about each and every customer.  Check out our service list for a complete list of all our exhaustive auto repair services.  It's important to take care of your transmission, suspension, and electrical system so you can safely get on the road again.  We do all types of preventive maintenance, which can help you keep your warranty.  We do engine repair, brake repair, and exhaust diagnosis and repair.

Take a minute to fill out our Request a Quote form and find out in less than 24 hours how much a given service will cost you.  Our site is designed to give you the best bang for your buck so be sure to sign up for our eSpecial offers.  We email you exclusive auto repair deals every single month!  We also update our current specials quarterly to maximize your savings.



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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  • Anti-Lock Diagnostics
  • Hose & Line Replacement
  • Fluid Exchange
  • Hydraulic Problems (ABS, wheel cylinders)
  • Machine Lathe
  • Power Booster
  • 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
Read More About Our Electrical Service Services
  • 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
  • Engine Rebuild/Remanufactured
  • Re-Programming
  • Remove & Replace
Read More About Our Engine Service Services
  • Exhaust Pipes
  • Tail Pipes
  • Crossover Pipes
  • Clamps & Hangers
  • Exhaust Manifolds
  • Catalytic Converters
  • Gasket Replacement
  • Dual Systems
  • Diagnosis and Repair
  • Mufflers
Read More About Our Exhaust Services
  • 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
Read More About Our Fluid Service Services
  • Carburetor Adjustment & Rebuild
  • Sending Unit
  • 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)
  • Chassis Lube
Read More About Our Oil Change Services
  • 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
Read More About Our Preventative Maintenance Services
  • Radiator Fluid Service
  • Radiator Service
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  • Vibration Problems
  • Welding
  • Modifications
  • 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)
  • Drive Axles, CV Boots & U-Joints
  • Mounts
  • Steering Racks
  • Control Arms
  • Tie Rod Ends
  • 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
  • Tire Rotations
  • Tires & Rim Cleaning
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  • Repair
  • Replace
  • Transmission Fluid Service
  • Remanufactured Service
  • Manual or Auto Clutches
  • Slipping and Grinding
  • Clutches
  • Leaks
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  • Hot Rods & Custom Cars
  • Serpentine Belts/Tensioner
  • Bulb Replacement
Read More About Our Miscellaneous Services Services