transmission

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we know how troublesome it can be to pinpoint a transmission issue and get it fixed. That’s why it’s a good idea to consult us, the experts, for all your transmission needs. We want to help you get on the road safely and quickly.

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On a long work day where you need to cool off, nothing is more appreciated than ice cold AC. If your AC isn’t blowing as cold as it should, don’t worry; R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe has you covered.

abs light on dash lit up

Have you ever noticed your dashboard ABS icon lit up? If you have it means there is an issue that needs to be diagnosed, ABS issues don’t need to be ignored long. The anti-lock braking system, or ABS, is an important feature on every modern car, truck, or SUV. It has been legally mandated since 2013 in the US but was standard on almost every vehicle even prior to that. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your ABS system doesn’t fail, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

ABS light lit up on a dashboard

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’ve got every answer to your transmission questions and needs, and answers to a lot of things that fall outside of that realm as well. Today, we’re talking about the ABS light - an issue that plagues many modern drivers at some point or another.

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.

push to start button on vehicle

With temperatures dropping around the country, it’s understandably tempting to let your car or SUV idle to stay warm. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, one of our goals is to keep you informed on how to best care for your performance and luxury vehicles. 

floorboard of car

Leaks and drips that get the interior of your vehicle wet are definitely an inconvenience. Sitting water promotes rust, bad smells, and can ruin your carpet. Furthermore, the water often seems to come from seemingly nowhere, adding to the frustration. From R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, here are some of the leading causes of water on your floor, and what you can do about it.

engine

If your car, truck or SUV is experiencing engine issues and you are concerned about having to purchase a new vehicle, our technicians at R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe have an answer that will save you money and help you maintain the value of your vehicle. Today's vehicles cost more than they ever did and you typically have a loan for a much longer time period - yet the warranty it seems stays relatively short!

Here, we believe in treating your vehicle as if it were ours and if your engine is not reliable we can replace it with a JASPER replacement engine with a nationwide parts and labor warranty! It is what we would do with our car, truck or SUV instead of trading it for a higher payment or a vehicle we didn't like as much as what we had!

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R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc

31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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