valves on a vehicle

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, our main goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV always performing at its best. Valve adjustments are an integral aspect of that goal.

truck

As your vehicle ages, it not only gains sentimental value but a number of maintenance measures arise as well. Trucks from previous decades have the potential to keep their value and functionality for many years. Here are some tips from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc to keep your older truck running for a prolonged time.

There comes a time in the life of every fleet vehicle or commercial truck when you have to decide - is it time to retire that truck or van, or should you put the money into fixing it? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’re here to help.

spark plugs

“Spark plug” is a word you are likely familiar with; it’s one of those car terms that you’ve heard your whole life. You know they’re important, you know sometimes they need to be changed. But how do you know when it’s time to replace them? What do they do, and where do they go wrong? R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe has the answers.

bumper on a white car with lights on

Your bumper covers are always in danger. Between other drivers, obstacles in the road, flash floods, or any other hazard you may encounter, at some point it’s likely your bumper covers will accrue some damage. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we can fix that.

Car windows

Automotive windows are one of those things that you take for granted, until something goes wrong. One of the more irritating issues a window can develop, is dislocating from its track while attempting to roll it up or down. Why does this happen, and how do you fix it? At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’ve got answers to your questions and solutions to your problems.

transmission

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, transmissions are our specialty. We know exactly how they work and exactly how to maintain and repair one. You know you have a transmission, and you know it’s important, but what does it actually do? Here’s the simple answer to a complicated question.

mechanic checking under hood of car

It’s not always easy to recognize when your vehicle is suffering from a simple problem that requires a little maintenance and TLC or there is real engine damage as symptoms can be overlooked and seen as “normal.” While not all sounds and smells may threaten the life of your vehicle or truck engine, there are some obvious warning signs that require a vehicle inspection here at the shop right away.

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R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc

31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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