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    Transmission Overheating? Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Everyone knows that their vehicle's engine can overheat. Did you know it can happen to your transmission, as well? In fact, an overheating transmission is a major concern. If it happens, you will want to get your transmission system inspected as soon as possible. It can be very dangerous to drive wi…Read More

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    What to Do if You Have a Transmission Fluid Leak

    If you notice any fluid leaking underneath your car, truck or SUV, you should be concerned. It may be a minor problem like a loose fitting or worn hose. Or, it could be the sign of a much bigger issue. At the first sign of any fluid leak, you should figure out which fluid is leaking and get your veh…Read More

  3. A person drives a classic 1950's car down an open desert road.

    Get Your Transmission Ready for the Central Valley Summer!

    It's no secret that it gets hot around the Central Valley in the summer. It can be sweltering, and this can be rough on your vehicle. It's a good idea to get your cooling system checked out, as well as your air conditioning system. One automotive issue often overlooked heading into the hot summer mo…Read More

  4. A close up of a shifter on a manual vehicle.

    Trouble Shifting? Here’s What You Need to Know!

    If your vehicle isn't shifting between gears smoothly, you may have a transmission issue or some other sort of drivetrain problem. It doesn't matter if you drive an automatic or manual transmission vehicle. It needs to shift properly in order for you to get where you need to go. Here are some common…Read More

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    Taking Care of Your Truck’s Transmission

    At Ralph's Transmission, we make it no secret that we love trucks. Many of us at the shop drive trucks and we work with many truck owners throughout the Central Valley. Whether you use your truck for work, for recreation or as your daily driver, we know how much it means to you. It's your workhorse.…Read More