1. The Ralph's Transmission shop.

    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

  2. A technician explores the underbelly of a vehicle.

    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

  4. A black Dodge on a wide open road with purple mountains in the distance.

    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

  5. An outside look at a car part outside of the vehicle.

    5 Ways to Avoid an Overheating Transmission

    Just like your engine, the transmission can overheat and cause serious problems within your vehicle. In fact, overheating is one of the most common sources of transmission failure. It generally happens because of transmission fluid issues. Either you are too low on transmission fluid, or the fluid i…Read More

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    What Causes a Truck Transmission to Fail?

    Today's truck transmissions are more similar to standard car transmissions than ever. A vast majority of vehicles on the road these days have automatic transmission systems. Manual transmissions are less common than they used to be in pickup trucks and large SUVs. That's because older manual transmi…Read More

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    Transmission Rebuilds—A Step-By-Step Guide

    Not every transmission shop or general automotive shop is capable of performing full custom transmission rebuilds in-house. At Ralph's Transmission, this service is one of our specialties. A rebuilt transmission can offer better long-term performance if the work is done right. It can be less expensi…Read More