heater in car

The climate control system in your car works hard to keep you at a comfortable temperature. If you’re having heater issues, trust the performance car specialists with us at R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA to get you comfortably back on the road.

mechanic working on engine

Is your engine on the way out? If it’s already kicked the bucket, then case closed - however, there are a number of other indicators that your engine is about to go, even if it’s still running at the moment. From R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, here are some signs of trouble that predict an imminent engine failure is in the cards for your car, truck, or SUV.

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, precision and quality are our top priorities. That’s why we always employ ASE certified technicians - but what does that mean for you?

flat tire on road

What condition are your tires in? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we want to make sure you can tell if your tires are in good condition or ready to be replaced. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for. Our technicians have been trained to identify trouble before it hurts your vehicle, but they can also help you understand how to keep your eyes open for serious issues.

mechanic repairing brakes on a vehicle

The time to know if your brakes are going bad is NOT when you go to stop at that red light or on the parkway when someone suddenly swerves in front of you.  It's not always "just" brake pads either, your brake master cylinder could be an issue. How do you recognize the signs that you have a real problem with your brake master cylinder and just what is it?   Here atR & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA we not only have the answers, but we also put together a service schedule for you and keep an eye on issues based on your driving habits, vehicle type and your description of issues you are having.  We treat your car, truck or SUV as if it were ours keeping you informed of issues we find so you can get them fixed "before" there are larger repair bills so you can keep your vehicle Newer - Longer!   Below is everything you need to look for and tips on your brake master cylinder.

Pile of tires

There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.

alternator in a vehicle

Your alternator is a central component on any engine. The alternator is responsible for powering anything electronic on your vehicle, including the coils that fire your spark plugs (unless it’s a diesel). At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.

car at fuel pump While fuel pump issues are common, they often get misdiagnosed. What is your fuel pump, how do you know if yours is bad, and what should you do about it? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we are going to make sure that you are an informed driver so you know what to look for and what you should do about it.

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31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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