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    Trouble Shifting? Here’s What You Need to Know!

    If your vehicle isn't shifting between gears smoothly, you may have a transmission issue or some other sort of drivetrain problem. It doesn't matter if you drive an automatic or manual transmission vehicle. It needs to shift properly in order for you to get where you need to go. Here are some common…Read More

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

    Ford Truck Owner Recommends Ralph’s Transmission

    Jay visited Ralph's Transmission last fall when his 2007 Ford F-150 was having major transmission problems. His driveline had become disconnected and he also noticed a crack in his transmission's bell housing. He brought his truck into the Central Valley transmission experts for a full inspection an…Read More

  3. An image of a raised black, Ford truck.

    Taking Care of Your Truck’s Transmission

    At Ralph's Transmission, we make it no secret that we love trucks. Many of us at the shop drive trucks and we work with many truck owners throughout the Central Valley. Whether you use your truck for work, for recreation or as your daily driver, we know how much it means to you. It's your workhorse.…Read More

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    Chevy Silverado Owner Gets Transmission and Transfer Case Repaired

    Donald drives a 2000 Chevy Silverado. He first came to Ralph's Transmission last October because his truck would not go into reverse gear. After our transmission technicians inspected it, there were many internal transmission problems found. The torque converter, sun shell, clutch and rear planetary…Read More

  5. A close up of a shifter on a manual vehicle.

    6 Simple Tips to Protect Your Clutch System

    If you drive a manual transmission vehicle, you want to take good care of your clutch system. Beyond standard maintenance and repairs,  you can also work to improve your own driving habits. Whether you like to ride the clutch or shift too aggressively, you could be putting unnecessary strain on the…Read More

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    Do I Really Need a Transmission Fluid Flush?

    There are different types of transmission maintenance services. The standard transmission service we perform most often at Ralph's Transmission is similar to an oil change. We replace the transmission filter, drain the old transmission fluid and put in new transmission fluid. We will also replace th…Read More

  7. A close up of a shifter on a manual vehicle.

    Are You Overdue for a Transmission Service?

    Just like your engine and all major vehicle systems need maintenance, so too does your transmission. It is a good idea to address any transmission issues your vehicle might have and to take care of standard preventative maintenance in order to keep it running right and lasting longer. How Often Do I…Read More