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No matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, maintenance is the key to giving your engine a long life. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we focus on keeping your engine running strong.

alignment

Alignment is the position of your wheels in relation to your vehicle and how they interact with the road. When your vehicle is properly aligned, your wheels will point in the same direction as the vehicle. To maintain proper control of your car, you must keep your wheels in proper alignment. Otherwise, steering will become difficult, your tires will wear unevenly and your fuel economy will decrease. 

fleet

Fleet cars, vans, and trucks see a lot of wear and tear. If your engine has already called it a day, then it’s obviously case closed - you need a new engine or a new vehicle. However, there are many times when an engine is about to go down, and you can get it taken care of before it kicks the bucket for good - saving you time and towing in the process.

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Vehicle maintenance can be expensive. However, when it comes to owning a car, truck, or SUV, the only thing more expensive than maintaining one is doing no maintenance at all. Here’s why, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

inside view of gas tank of car with gas getting put inWith a few exceptions, today’s vehicles get much better gas mileage than they did even a couple of decades ago, despite getting constantly heavier and more powerful. How do they do it? Here are the points, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

turbocharger under hood of car

The turbo on your diesel pickup truck is a precision-engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keep it going strong, and R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA is the place to do that. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don't really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

coolant system

Regardless of the weather, it's important to maintain your coolant system. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we offer the full range of coolant system services, from coolant testing to system flushing. Here’s what you need to know about servicing your cooling system.

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Since the first automobile, vehicle electronics have become increasingly more complex with every passing era. In the modern-day, your car, truck, or SUV likely depends on an array of modules, sensors, and components that control every aspect of how your vehicle runs and drives. Here’s what you need to know about your vehicle’s electronics systems, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe.

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