Tilson's Auto Repair in Rochester, MN

Our Mission is to provide the highest quality customer service.

A Family Owned and Operated business since 1983
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Our Mission is to provide the highest quality customer service.

A Family Owned and Operated business since 1983
View Our Services Request Appointment

Tilson’s Auto Repair Mission Statement

“Our Mission is to exceed the auto repair experience. By never putting money ahead of people and giving back to a community that gives us so much. ” 

Our Principles: 

  • Never put money ahead of people
  • Treat each other with respect and dignity.
  • Provide honest and dependable auto repair work.
  • Have open communication between staff and throughout the shop.
  • Hold each other accountable to the highest standards

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tilson’s Auto Repair Mission

“Our Mission is to exceed the auto repair experience. By never putting money ahead of people and giving back to a community that gives us so much. ” 

Our Principles:

  • Never put money ahead of people
  • Treat each other with respect and dignity.
  • Provide honest and dependable auto repair work.
  • Have open communication between staff and throughout the shop.
  • Hold each other accountable to the highest standards
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Commitments

  • We are committed to delivering outstanding service by treating our customers the way we would like to be treated
  • We are committed to ensuring a happy and safe work environment
  • We are committed to being responsible citizens in the community we service
  • We are committed to pursuing profit but never at the expense of quality, service, and reputation
  • We are committed to building strong relationships with our suppliers, customers, and employees based on fairness and trust

 

Commitments

  • We are committed to delivering outstanding service by treating our customers the way we would like to be treated
  • We are committed to ensuring a happy and safe work environment
  • We are committed to being responsible citizens in the community we service
  • We are committed to pursuing profit but never at the expense of quality, service, and reputation
  • We are committed to building strong relationships with our suppliers, customers, and employees based on fairness and trust
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We Specialize in Auto Repair

At Tilson’s Auto Repair, we’re much more than automotive experts; we’re proud to be actively involved with our community. Lending our time and efforts to the needs of our friends and neighbors, we enjoy giving back in every way we can.

FINANCING THROUGH SYNCHRONY CAR CARE

No interest if paid in full within 6 months on your auto maintenance and repair purchases of $199 or more.

Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional purchase is not paid in full within 6 months. Minimum monthly payments required. 

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Tilson’s Gives Back

Tilson’s Auto Repair selects 1 month per quarter to give back to a local nonprofit, and during that month Tilson’s Auto Repair will Donate $2 for every vehicle that comes though the shop to the selected local nonprofit.

Our Approach

We know that auto repair can be stressful – it’s never planned, and the time and money that it can take can certainly be an issue for many drivers. When your vehicle needs repairs, you want to know that you have a capable, trusted mechanic nearby that can help you out. For folks around Rochester, Minnesota, the mechanic that people trust with their auto repairs is Tilson’s Auto Repair. We are a clean, modern shop with over 3 decades of experience in providing reliable, affordable auto repairs. We are trusted, and our customers keep coming back thanks to knowing they will always get the best in hometown service.

Why Choose Tilson’s Auto Repair?

Experienced and Friendly Technicians Dedicated to Quality Auto Repairs

When you choose a mechanic, you want one that is skilled with all sorts of auto repairs. They need to be able to work on mechanical issues, such as if your brakes need resurfacing, or diagnose electrical problems, such as diagnosing whether it is a starter or alternator that needs to be repaired. Here at Tilson’s, we are skilled with all auto repairs, on foreign and domestic vehicles alike.

  • Engine Repairs
  • Drivetrain and Transmission Repairs
  • Brake Repairs (drum and disc)
  • Charging System Repairs
  • Cooling System Repairs
  • Suspension & Steering Repairs
  • Tire Repairs and Replacement

Thorough automotive inspections for accurate diagnosis

All auto repairs at Tilson’s start with a complete visual and mechanical inspection along with computerized diagnostics, to ensure we diagnose the problem quickly and efficiently. We want to make sure we do the right repair the first time, and save you as much time and money as possible.

Comprehensive and Honest Overviews

Our mechanics will put together a complete overview that covers all of the problems discovered, as well as the suggested auto repairs to be made. This helps us to make sure you are fully aware of what is going on with your vehicle, and it helps us to educate the customer. It also provides the opportunity for you to ask questions about the process and auto repairs we recommend.

No-Pressure Repair Recommendations

We will help you figure out which auto repairs are vital, and which ones are not vital but that should be done in the near future. This can help you decide which repairs to approve, and which you can wait on, depending on financial and time constraints. We will never pressure you into making a decision, or into making a specific choice.

Auto Repairs Performed with Quality Parts

Every auto repair we perform will be made with only the best in OEM and high-quality aftermarket parts. These parts provide the best in reliability and longevity, and will ensure your vehicle continues to operate long after the repair has been made. We would never use a part in your car that we wouldn’t trust in our own.

Convenience and Benefits for our Customers

  • After Hours Drop-off
  • Free Local Pickup and Delivery with Repairs, by Appointment
  • Free Local Shuttle Service with Repairs, by Appointment
  • ACDelco Professional Service Center
  • Available Lifetime BG Protection Plan
  • Regular Coupons and Special Offers
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Tilson’s is the place for reliable, competent timely service; caring, sensitive people, and one of the finest business ethics in the country.
Reply: Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review, Daniel! We appreciate your trust and your business! We always enjoy having you in the shop. Again, thank you! Ben Tilson

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No Question Is Too Big or Too Small

When you want your vehicle worked on at a family-oriented, dependable, trustworthy shop with years of experience, there is only one place to go - Tilson’s Auto Repair. Let us help you with your auto repair, or any other vehicle services you may need, at our clean, modern shop at 1740 South Broadway Avenue in Rochester, Minnesota. Give us a call at (507) 282-4924 or schedule use our online form to schedule an appointment with us today!

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