1. Ralph’s Transmission Helps Out Local Chevy Tahoe Owner

    Robert owns a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe with more than 180,000 miles on it. Recently, he began experiencing transmission issues. The SUV would slip out of gear when in 3rd and then stick when in 4th. It also wasn't running well in reverse. Robert knew he needed to get it looked at by a Central Valley tra…Read More

  2. A Central Valley Legacy for 51 Years and Counting

    This year, Ralph's Transmission will be celebrating our 51st Anniversary! Our little shop on 9th Street in downtown Modesto opened way back in 1969, and it is going stronger than ever today. Not many small, family-owned businesses last as long as we have, so we're proud to have built such a great hi…Read More

  3. Does Your Truck Feel Sluggish? It Could Be a Transmission Issue.

    If you are driving your truck and it feels unusually sluggish when you accelerate, there could be any number of mechanical problems in play. When you drive any vehicle enough, you can typically tell when something isn't quite right. It might seem like it is struggling to go at full power, or maybe y…Read More

  4. Central Valley Residents Are Talking About Ralph’s Transmission!

    We want to offer a big thank you to all of our customers who have been posting reviews and ratings of Ralph’s Transmission lately. Whether you are Google, Yelp, Facebook or any other review site, we really appreciate hearing your feedback. It helps us keep pushing ourselves to provide the best tra…Read More

  5. When Does it Make Sense to Get Your Transmission Rebuilt?

    Is your transmission causing you trouble? Perhaps your vehicle is feeling really sluggish when it accelerates. Maybe you hear and feel the gears grinding every time it shifts between gears. Maybe you can't get into gear at all and there's nowhere you can go at all. When you are experiencing transmis…Read More

  6. 6 Reasons Why Your Gears Are Grinding

    Grinding gears is one of the most common signs of a transmission problem. It means that the clutch isn't completely disengaging from the engine while the gears are still rotation. However, there are numerous reasons why it could be happening. In some cases with a manual transmission, it's actually u…Read More

  7. Ralph’s Transmission Rebuilds Transmission for Dodge Ram Owner

    Steve has put a lot of mileage on his Dodge Ram since he bought it. This truck is his workhorse and he depends on it every day. Recently, the check engine light in Steve's truck came on and he began experiencing transmission problems. The vehicle wasn't shifting smoothly when he was towing a trailer…Read More