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    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Ralph’s Transmission is Central Valley Strong!

    Ralph's Transmission has been in the same location in Downtown Modesto (just up 9th Street a few blocks from the Modesto Arch) since 1969. We celebrated our 50th anniversary just last year. Even though 2020 has thrown us all some curve balls, our transmission shop is still here to serve the transmis…Read More

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    6 Signs of Low Transmission Fluid

    Transmission fluid is the lifeblood of your transmission. If the transmission fluid is low, there are any number of problems that can develop. A transmission system has many moving parts and the fluid plays a vital role in providing lubrication, hydraulic pressure and cooling properties between all …Read More

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    Nissan Owner Gets Transmission Serviced at Ralph’s Transmission

    Maria drives a 2014 Nissan Altima and knew that it was due for a transmission service. She called Ralph's Transmission in Modesto and spoke with Erika Alcazar, who is our lead Service Advisor. She scheduled an appointment to bring her car into the shop, and by the end of the process she was very hap…Read More