1. A Ralph's technician works on a part that is separated from the vehicle.

    When to Consider Rebuilding Your Transmission

    There are many reasons why a full custom transmission rebuild may be recommended over a complete transmission replacement or trying to make partial repairs. It can provide a long-term solution and help make your transmission run like new again. There are pros and cons with other repair or replacemen…Read More

  2. A damaged automatic transmission

    What Are the Signs of a Damaged Torque Converter?

    The torque converter plays a very important role in any automatic transmission system. It controls the shifting of gears while you drive, so the vehicle shifts smoothly upon acceleration or deceleration. If it becomes damaged and starts to fail, it could lead to a variety of major internal transmiss…Read More

  3. An image of a silver SUV on a sunny road.

    The Benefits of Road Testing

    One step we generally take when inspecting vehicles at Ralph's Transmission is to conduct a road test. This is done along with diagnostic testing and a physical inspection of the transmission and transmission fluid. All of these steps together help us determine the source of the problem and which tr…Read More

  4. The interior workings of a car.

    Do You Need a Transmission Inspection?

    Whether your transmission is acting up or it's just been a long time since you last had your transmission inspected, you can bring your vehicle into Ralph's Transmission in Modesto for a free transmission inspection. In addition, we will provide free diagnostic testing, and if necessary, a road test…Read More

  5. What to Do If Your Transmission Fails

    Transmission failures are a massive inconvenience. They can leave you stranded on the side of the road and cause serious damage to your vehicle. At Ralph's Transmission in Modesto, we help nearby residents in Lodi, Lincoln Village, and Waterford with convenient transmission repairs. But calling our …Read More

  6. The Benefits of Working With a Fleet Manager

    Running a fleet of work vehicles can be a lot of work. With the burden of keeping every vehicle safe and performing properly, it can become a challenge. At Ralph's Transmission, we can help take some of the load off of your shoulders. Continue reading and contact us today to learn more about our fle…Read More

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    RV Owner Gets Transmission Rebuilt at Ralph’s Transmission

    Brian drives a 2007 Chevrolet Express 3500, which is a 29-foot Class C motorhome. He was planning a trip just a couple weeks away and needed to get his transmission fixed. He knew it was slowly dying and needed some serious repairs to be ready for a long drive. "After dealing with at least 6 shops Read More

  8. A man works on the components of a car with it raised over his head.

    Transmission Problems? Ralph’s Transmission is Here to Help!

    If you are in the Central Valley and experiencing problems with your vehicle's transmission, Ralph's Transmission is here to help you with whatever transmission maintenance or repair services you need. Driving around with a bad transmission can be unsafe and minor transmission issues can quickly dev…Read More