At some point or another, we’ve pretty much all dealt with a dead car battery. There’s a good chance you already know how to jump-start your car - if not, don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

Under the hood

You’ve decided to replace your engine - but what do you replace it with? There are a few different options out there, and R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA has the info you need.

Mechanic working on the brakes of a truck

Brake pads are important - you don’t need them to go, but you do need them to stop. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we like to keep your vehicle stopping exactly as it should - it’s less dangerous, and it keeps insurance premiums low. So, how do you know if your brake pads are going bad? How do they work? What even are they? We’ve got the answers!

Transmission

Once your transmission has been replaced and you’re shifting smoothly once more, you’ll probably want to keep it running smoothly. Here are some tips from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA to help keep you reliably on the road.

cars in the city

Your emissions system is more important than you might realize. Even if emissions testing isn’t required in your area, there are multiple reasons to keep your emissions system in good working order. Here’s why, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:

air conditioning in a car

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we understand how important it is to have ice cold AC in your truck on a long, hot day. Whether you drive a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, chances are you have a lot of cab to cool down, and a subpar AC just won’t cut it.

mechanic working on brakes

Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has gone bad. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA we want you to know what to look out for so that you can be safely on the road.

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  • Acdelco
  • Asa
  • ASE
  • BF Goodrich
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Bully Dog
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Dunlop Tires
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Hankook Tires
  • Hunter
  • Kelly Tires
  • Michelin
  • Mastercraft
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • Sinister Diesel
  • Sumitomo Tires
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  • Toyo
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R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc

31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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