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  • What Does Your Transmission Filter Do?

    Tuesday 25 July 2017

    Every vehicle's transmission will be equipped with a transmission filter. It is a small, but very important component that will keep your transmission running smoothly.  Many car owners are familiar with the basic function of their oil filter, even if it's just knowing to get an oil change every 3,000-5,000 miles. Well, a transmission has its own special lubricating fluid (simply known as... read more

  • Ralph's Transmission Saves Customers From Having to Replace Transmission

    Tuesday 18 July 2017

    Dolly and Pat were worried. They knew they had some serious transmission problems and figured replacing the transmission on their Dodge Grand Caravan was going to be their only option. Fortunately, they sought a second opinion and took their car into Ralph's Transmission of Modesto.  Our ASE Certified technicians performed a thorough... read more

  • Manual vs. Automatic Transmissions — What's Your Choice?

    Tuesday 11 July 2017

    It's a pretty common question people have when purchasing a car. Assuming you know how to drive stick (or are willing to learn), you always have a choice between an automatic transmission and a manual transmission. Some people will see the sticker prices on new cars and wonder why the ones with manual transmissions are usually less expensive. Yet, manual transmission vehicl... read more

  • Customer Turns to Ralph's Transmission for Service on His Work Truck

    Wednesday 05 July 2017

    Tom is the owner of Monaco Installations and Repair right here in Modesto, which specializes in appliance installation and repair services. When his primary service vehicle began experiencing major transmission problems, he knew it was time to get it resolved. This is what brought him to Ralph's Transmission. "Awesome people to do busine... read more

  • The Importance of Routine Transmission Maintenance

    Monday 26 June 2017

    Most people are typically pretty good at remembering to get their oil changed every 3,000-5,000 miles. However, not everybody is as diligent about other common maintenance issues. One of the most important maintenance needs of every vehicle is often completely overlooked, which usually leads to bigger problems in the future. What is a Standard Transmission Service? We're talking of course about transmissi... read more