1. A selection of Ralph's technicians holding up various awards.

    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

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

    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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    Past Customer’s Rebuilt Transmission Still Running Strong

    Jerry owns a 1997 GMC pickup truck that currently has more than 220,000 miles on it. It has been his trusty workhorse for many years. Jerry loves his truck and he takes good care of it. Recently, he visited Ralph's Transmission for some standard drivetrain maintenance services. He knew our shop was …Read More

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    Ralph’s Transmissions Wishes You a Very Merry Christmas!

    The entire team at Ralph's Transmission would like to take this opportunity wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! This message goes out to our families, our neighbors, our clients and everyone in the Central Valley area who make this a wonderful place to call home. Getting Through…Read More

  5. Happy Thanksgiving greeting card

    It’s Time to Give Thanks!

    Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! Even though Thanksgiving may not be quite the same this year for many Central Valley families, it's still a time to celebrate and give thanks for the good things we do have in life. Whether you are able to enjoy the holiday with your entire family or you …Read More

  6. A man inserts a new part in the underbelly of a car.

    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

  7. A Ralph's technician works on a part that is separated from the vehicle.

    Chevy Owner Gets Transmission Rebuilt at Ralph’s Transmission

    Andrea drives a 2016 Chevrolet Impala. A vehicle that new rarely will have any major transmission problems, but unfortunately all cars are not created equally, and the same can be said of manufacturer warranties. Bad things happen and parts fail, and poor Andrea was stuck in car that wouldn't go fas…Read More