oil cap on car

Are you leaking oil? R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA can help. Oil leaks mess up your driveway and make a mess under the hood. It can also get pricey constantly having to fill the engine, not to mention inconvenient.

cars in city with lots of exhaust

Do you have a noisy vehicle? If so, you may need a new muffler or exhaust system from our team here at R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe. The purpose of your exhaust system is not only to reduce the noise but also to redirect fumes away from your vehicle. Redirecting these fumes protects passengers in the car from toxins created by burning fuel.

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless chemical that can escape from an unsecured exhaust system, and if inhaled can pose very serious health hazards. If you experience an unusually loud sound coming from your vehicle, it is vital to get your exhaust system checked immediately!

Transmission

So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA is here to help.

There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car...but should you? Here are some factors to think about.

hand screwing lid off of coolant

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, it’s important to us that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for any condition. Coolant flushes are an important part of getting your vehicle ready for winter - here’s why.

Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

interior 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.

diesel

Whether you drive a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck, there are a variety of options out there for a replacement engine. Depending on your truck's worth, it may depend on the type of engine and the amount of money you want to put into it. You can purchase a used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or even new diesel engine to replace your old. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’re here to help you choose the right one. 

Mechanic working on car

With all fleets and commercial vehicles, there comes a time you have to decide - do we fix this vehicle, or replace it? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’re here to help you figure that out.

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31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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