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Leaky Transmission? Learn Where They Come From and What To Do

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Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to end them so that maybe we can eliminate any future leaks.

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Myths of Motor Oil

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Everyone from mechanics, to your uncle that works on cars, has at some point given you advice concerning engine oil. The fact of the matter is that while we are familiar with words like “synthetic” and “oil weight,” many people don’t know exactly what the terminology means, or why common knowledge about oil exists in the form that it does. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we keep things clear and simple. The more you know about your vehicle, the better equipped you are to keep it maintained, and we know a thing or two about vehicles. We have compiled a short list of common myths for you, most of which you’ve heard, but maybe never second guessed.

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How Is Your Battery Life?

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we understand how vital solid battery power is to a truck driver. A dead or weak battery isn’t a big deal in a passenger vehicle; in a commercial truck, missed deadlines, incomplete jobs, insufficient equipment, and inconvenient situations are all consequences of a less than adequate battery.

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Noticing an Emergency on your Dashboard

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we have seen our fair share of preventable engine failures. Frequently, engine disaster could have been avoided if the driver had known beforehand what the warning lights or gauges on the dashboard indicated. While some dash lights are fairly benign, others indicate imminent trouble. This guide from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA will prepare you for the next time your vehicle shows you a warning you shouldn’t ignore.

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How Often Should You Have Your Truck Maintenanced?

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we know there’s a lot of conflict on when you should maintain certain things on your truck. We also know there are consequences to neglecting maintenance; the difference between a truck that breaks down all the time and a truck that has covered over a million miles virtually trouble-free all boils down to maintenance.

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