Transmission

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Here’s what to look out for, from R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA.

Oxygen Sensor

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

Performance Car

If you drive a performance or luxury vehicle, you know that your precision engineered equipment demands precision tuning. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we specialize in high-end imports and performance vehicles and keeping them up to par.

mechanic repairing brakes

Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we are here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops like it should.

Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. Our team is equipped to make sure all of those parts are in working order, so you can be safe on the road ahead. 

automatic transmission

There have been a lot of technological advancements, and breakthroughs in efficiency to make modern cars, trucks, and SUVs so much more fuel-efficient than their counterparts. While engine design certainly plays a huge role, automatic transmissions have come a long way as well, contributing greatly to the gas mileage of your vehicle. From R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, here are some ways transmissions have changed to meet the demands of fuel efficiency.

mechanic working on car

Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

mechanic working on diesel engine

When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years.  But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine. 

jumper cables being held by person in front of car

If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you’re an owner of a reliable machine. Still, occasionally problems do arise. On vehicles like these, with so many electronics, a dead battery is a common issue. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc we want to keep our customers informed, here’s how to jump-start your vehicle safely. 

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31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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