1. 5 TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    Most car owners who care about the health and performance of their vehicle will remember to rotate the tires and change the oil and oil filter every 3,000-5,000 miles. They know how to check the oil level with the dipstick and replace dirty air filters. Or, they take it to their dealer or a lube st…Read More

  2. WHAT IS A TORQUE CONVERTER?

    All cars, whether they have manual or automatic transmissions, need a way for the engine to keep running while the automobile is stopped. If you have a manual transmission, this is accomplished using the clutch. It temporarily disconnects the engine from the transmission. How Torque Converters Wor…Read More

  3. HOW OFTEN DO YOU NEED TO CHANGE YOUR TRANSMISSION FLUID?

    This is always a good question and there is some debate in the automotive world. Some will recommend every 30,000 miles. Others might say 50,000-60,000. Some say you don't need it for 100,000 miles or more. There probably is no right answer because there are so many different opinions. In most cases…Read More

  4. WHAT DOES YOUR VEHICLE’S DRIVETRAIN DO?

    It may be a term you've heard before. "Drivetrain" often gets mistakenly interchanged with "powertrain" which is actually a slightly more encompassing automotive term that includes the engine along with the drivetrain. In a nutshell, the drivetrain consists of the transmission, the driveshaft, th…Read More

  5. 5 SIGNS YOU MIGHT HAVE TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS

    Transmissions are complex systems that are absolutely vital to the health and performance of your car. Certain maintenance tasks like flushing transmission fluids, replacing filters or changing worn seals can be done on your own if you have the right tools, knowledge, time and patience. The best way…Read More

  6. WHAT IS A TRANSMISSION REBUILD?

    Ralph's Transmission is the Expert to Trust with Your Transmission Rebuild Though we handle all types of transmission repairs and drive train services, Ralph's Transmission is best known for our transmission rebuilds. Many transmission repair shops will refer out complete rebuilds, but we do every …Read More