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    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

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    Spring Transmission Maintenance Tips

    Can you believe spring is just around the corner? Winter has gone by fast and warmer weather is ahead in Modesto. With that in mind, it's a good time to think about your transmission. There are some things you can do to keep your transmission healthier heading into the spring and summer months. Here…Read More

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    What You Need to Know About the Ralph’s Transmission Warranty

    At Ralph's Transmission, we stand behind all our work. We take pride in being one of the Central Valley's leading transmission specialists. Because we focus solely on transmission care and drivetrain issues, we believe it enhances the quality of our work. our technicians have specialized knowledge a…Read More

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    8 Common Sources of Transmission Problems

    We've posted numerous articles throughout the years about common transmission problems┬áthat drivers experience. Strange noises, weak acceleration, slipping gears, grinding gears, transmission fluid leaks and other symptoms are all signs that there may be a transmission issue in your vehicle. If you…Read More

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    Customer Appreciates Family Atmosphere at Ralph’s Transmission

    Kelli was experiencing transmission problems in her 2007 Chevy Impala. The vehicle would "jump" awkwardly upon acceleration and then lurch forward violently when coming to a stop. It was also struggling to accelerate when over 40 MPH. The jumping and lurching could be a problem with slipping gears, …Read More

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    5 Long-Term Benefits of a Transmission Rebuild

    As we've discussed a lot on the Ralph's Transmission Blog, there are many reasons why you might consider getting your damaged transmission rebuilt rather than replacing it or making smaller repairs. There are long-term benefits to a professionally done transmission rebuild. Here are a few to conside…Read More

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    Past Customer’s Rebuilt Transmission Still Running Strong

    Jerry owns a 1997 GMC pickup truck that currently has more than 220,000 miles on it. It has been his trusty workhorse for many years. Jerry loves his truck and he takes good care of it. Recently, he visited Ralph's Transmission for some standard drivetrain maintenance services. He knew our shop was …Read More