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4X4 SERVICES

The technicians at Master Mechanics have years of experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4x4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system (all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously) that employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.

We understand the special needs of these vehicles. These are some of the services we offer.


Transmissions
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Master Mechanics today.

Transfer Cases
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Trust the automotive experts at Master Mechanics for all your transmission repairs.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Master Mechanics today for differentials examination and servicing.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Master Mechanics, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Alignment
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Master Mechanics.

Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are connected to the brake system. They can become worn over time, causing a vibrating suspension and noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they break completely, the vehicle will become very difficult to control and unsafe to drive. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically. Master Mechanics can make sure that your bearings are in good shape and let you know if they need replacement.

Hubs, Seals, Studs, & Nuts
A wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. You can have a safer and smoother ride today by replacing your warped and worn out wheel hubs. Let Master Mechanics replace your worn out hubs today.

Properly working seals provide oil and grease sealing - offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit. This ultimately leads to premature failure of the bearing unit. To keep out contamination and retain lubricant in the bearings, have the seals replaced with new ones. To have the seals replaced by experts, contact or visit Master Mechanics today.

Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. The wheel studs are permanently mounted on the wheel hub through the brake disk or brake drum. To secure the wheel, nuts (lug nuts) are fastened over the stud. Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 337-364-6977 or visit Master Mechanics today.

A wheel nut or lug nut is a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub. A set of lug nuts are used to secure a wheel to the threaded wheel studs (which are fixed to a wheel hub). Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To have your truck's wheels securely fastened to the hub, contact or visit Master Mechanics in New Iberia, LA 70560 today.

ASSOCIATIONS

  • ACDelco
  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
  • IDENTIFIX
  • Jasper
  • O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • ALL-DATA
  • WIX Filters
  • Valvoline Oil
  • Car Care Aware

Testimonials

  • Best place to bring your car.
    -Michelle C.

  • Always friendly, and great service. Name says it all.
    -Catherine M.

  • Awesome work! Always on point. Love them.
    -Kelly T.

  • Best work, best service, best people, anywhere, hands down!
    -Rita B.

  • Master Mechanics is great. Love working with Emmett. He is kind, knowledgeable and HONEST. Wouldn't take my car anywhere else.
    -Ashley W.

  • Just had some extensive work done on my pickup and am very pleased with the results. Very professional, knowledgeable and service oriented people. I intend to use Master Mechanics for all my vehicle service work. Great Job!
    -Frank S.

  • I've been having my vehicles serviced here for years and I've recommended Master Mechanics to friends and family. I wouldn't go anywhere else. I trust them completely for great service and fair pricing.
    -Suzanne D.

  • I don't trust just anyone to work on my classic vehicles, but Master Mechanics has the knowledge and expertise to work on anything. They keep my cars rolling. Excellent service!
    -Roger L.

  • I have brought 2 vehicles there and wouldn't bring them anywhere else. The service is impeccable and very professional. Emmet is very helpful, honest and very thorough when doing the work and explaining everything in detail. I trust him and the great work that is performed on my vehicles! I wouldn't go anywhere else!!
    -Tayte H.

  • I have dealt with many auto repair shops through the years and I can say that no one else is even in these guys' league when it comes to customer service. They have always gone above and beyond. They do great work at a fair price. I don't use anyone else.
    -Ryan V.

  • Very knowledgeable staff. Made quick work of what was ailing my 2000 Expedition.
    -Chase A.

  • I want to thank Emmet. Great service and a man of his word. Thanks again Emmet.
    -Dean L.

  • Great service! Fast and friendly!
    -Rachel G.

  • I get my vintage VW fixed here. This place always come through for me! Excellent communication and fair price. Starting to feel a little like family! I LOVE supporting this locally owned/operated shop. Every time I drive away, I feel like a super-star!! Thanks Emmet!
    -Lori S.

  • We are so appreciative of Emmet and his crew of skilled mechanics! They have gone above and beyond in repairing our vehicles and keeping them in safe running condition. They will always accommodate us when we are in need. Their customer service is excellent! Thank you, Emmet, for being so generous!
    -Helen-Tommy D.

  • My husband's truck been idling bad and killing at red lights and stops signs. He brought it in a few months ago to another shop. Well needless to say they didn't do the job correct. He drives to Broussard to work everyday and this isn't the kind of vehicle you want to drive like this. I told him about Master Mechanics. I got in touch with Emmett. We brought it in Tuesday afternoon before they closed. We already knew what was wrong and how much it would cost. Part was ordered and truck was ready today. It's working like a champ. I highly recommend Master Mechanics for all your car and truck needs. Staff was very nice and caring. There were a few other questions I asked about changing and Emmett said that was not needed. The price to fix the truck was decent and he saved us lots of money by being honest about other things I wanted to change. We will sure be using Master Mechanics again. Thank you all.
    -Monica H.

  • Fast, friendly service and excellent staff! They replaced the evaporator coil in our jeep. You can't even tell that the dashboard was removed. Great work.
    -David C.

  • Great people to work with. Price was fair and the service was great. I drove from Lafayette to have expensive work done there because I trusted them. Great job !!!
    -Odell L.

  • Very professional and honest! Thanks Emmet and staff for fixing my ac. I definitely recommend Master Mechanics!
    -Misty W.

  • I've been taking my vehicles to Emmett for a while now. They have done everything from general maintenance to replacing broken motor mounts on my wife's car. I have never dealt with people who are as professional as the guys at Master Mechanics. It's a good feeling to know that when I'm not around, due to work, and there's a problem with the car, I can send my wife there and know they won't rob her. These guys are honest, fair and professional. They take great care of their customers. If you're looking for a great mechanic that you can trust, look no further.
    -Jim L.

  • I went there with my car in bad shape. They fixed my car. They were very courteous. Mr. Emmet gave me a great price for all they had to do. I will continue to take my car there in the future.
    -Deborah M.

  • We brought our vehicle to Master Mechanics to repair the air condition evaporator coil. The service was great! The job was done in one day, this is a big job of pulling out the whole dash board. They were also $300.00 cheaper than the other shop we were considering bringing it to. They are definitely in business to take care of their customers. I would recommend this shop any day.
    -Aaron L.

  • Emmet is great to work with. Tells you exactly what needs to be done. Offers suggestions on how to make things better. He doesn't push you to buy things you can't afford. Honest. Fair. Quick!
    -Dana D.