1. The Check Engine Light Might Be a Transmission Problem

    Your vehicle has many different warning lights and sensors. The newer the car, truck or SUV, the more advanced its computer system. Some vehicles can provide you with very specific messages to let you know what is wrong. Older vehicles may not be so specific. One of the most of common warning lights…Read More

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    Chevy Suburban Owner Recommends Ralph’s Transmission

    Jamie drives a 2013 Chevy Suburban with over 150,000 miles on it. She recently began experiencing transmission problems. The check engine light came on, the RPMs were revving much higher than normal, and the vehicle was very sluggish when trying to accelerate. Jamie brought her SUV to another shop i…Read More

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    5 Ways to Prevent Transmission Problems

    Transmission repairs can be expensive, especially if you have so much internal damage that you have to either replace or rebuild your entire transmission. In many cases, small problems are left ignored until they turn into major issues. What could have been fixed with standard maintenance or minor r…Read More

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    Serving Truck Owners Throughout the Central Valley

    Trucks are huge part of life in the Central Valley. From the big rigs rolling up and down I-5 to the local farmers, service workers and everyone driving a heavy duty pickup truck throughout Modesto, Stockton, Fresno and everywhere in between. Driving a truck in the Central Valley is a way of life fo…Read More

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    GMC Truck Owner Knows He Can Count on Ralph’s Transmission

    Tony and Belinda have been to Ralph's Transmission before for transmission repair services. In face, they had the transmission rebuilt in their Chevy Trailblazer back in 2019. Recently, they came into our Modesto shop because their 2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD was having trouble shifting. It would stay st…Read More

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    What You Need to Know About Transmission Inspections

    At Ralph's Transmission, we will gladly provide you with a free initial transmission inspection. You can call ahead to make an appointment, stop by our downtown Modesto shop or contact us to arrange a tow. We also offer free towing within a 30-mile radius of our location. So, what exactly is include…Read More

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    Customers Appreciate Free Transmission Inspections at Ralph’s

    At Ralph's Transmission, we have a number of customers each week who come into our shop and end up not getting any repairs. We're more than happy to provide free transmission diagnostics, road tests and external inspections to help you figure out what might be wrong with your vehicle. We can even pr…Read More

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    Low Gear Shifting: One of the Most Common Transmission Problems

    People come into the Ralph's Transmission shop every day with a variety of different transmission problems. There are many common signs of transmission damage, including transmission fluid leaks, slipping gears, grinding gears and overheating transmission systems. One of the most common problems we …Read More