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The Truth Behind Mechanic Certifications

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If you think your mechanic doesn’t have to deal with getting certified like other professionals, you are quite possibly mistaken. We say “quite possibly” because mechanics generally aren’t required by law to get certified in this country, so it’s conceivable that Bub down at the local filling station doesn’t have any meaningful credentials hanging on his wall. However, since the founding of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in 1972, a culture of professionalism has emerged and today about half of the country’s auto mechanics are ASE-certified. There are other kinds of certification, too, and other issues to consider when searching for the right mechanic. We’ll walk you through the details.

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Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

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Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

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What condition are your tires in? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

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Let Us Be Your Engine Specialists

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we specialize in engine maintenance, service, customization, and repair. All of our technicians are equipped with the best equipment and training in the industry to ensure they know exactly what your specific engine needs are, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive.

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