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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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    5 Signs of a Clogged Transmission Filter

    A clogged transmission filter is a fairly common transmission problem that we see at Ralph's Transmission. The problem is that many drivers tend to ignore the warning signs and keep driving until it leads to much more significant (and expensive) transmission damage. At the first sign of any transmis…Read More

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    The Pros and Cons of Buying a Used Transmission

    It's a fairly common recommendation by general auto repair shops to install a used transmission. Your current transmission may be damaged beyond repair—or at least beyond what they are able to repair at their shop. Naturally, you will be faced with a multitude of important decisions to make as a v…Read More

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    Why You Should Take a Transmission Fluid Leak Very Seriously

    If you ever look under your vehicle and see a transmission fluid leak—or any fluid leak for that matter—you will not want to wait to get your vehicle looked at immediately by a transmission expert. Transmission fluids can vary in color, but most are bright red and easy to identify. You can usual…Read More

  6. A man with soft, white gloves adjusts components in a vehicle.

    Replace or Rebuild Your Transmission: Which is the Best Option?

    When your vehicle's transmission has significant internal damage, you have choices to make. Some transmission problems go beyond simply getting the transmission fluid and filter replaced (i.e., a "standard transmission service") or just replacing one failing component. Don't Let Transmission Problem…Read More

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    10 Ways to Keep Your Transmission Healthy

    When you take the steps to take care of your transmission, you will get better performance and a longer lifespan out of the sensitive components within the transmission system. It's common for internal parts to fail and that leads to bigger issues. However, there are preventative steps you can take …Read More

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    At Ralph’s Transmission, Quality is Everything!

    When we were renovating Ralph's Transmission several years ago, we updated everything. The shop got a facelift and everything inside was upgraded. We designed a new logo. Most importantly, we came up with a new slogan: "A Commitment to Quality Since 1969." Centered Around Quality We felt this phrase…Read More