Premier Transmission Services

cta

Serving Manatee and Sarasota Counties

Fleet Services

Ralph’s Transmissions offers fleet services in Sarasota, Florida. We aim to establish strong, lasting relationships with fleet owners to ensure that fleet vehicles run smoothly for as many miles as possible.

More Information

Differential Repair

Since 1984, Ralph’s Transmissions has been servicing differentials in Sarasota, Florida. With decades of experience in the auto transmission industry, we harness our knowledge on every project that passes through our shop.

More Information

Transmission Repair

Ralph’s Transmissions prides itself in providing the highest quality transmission repair in Sarasota. By using the highest quality parts and components in our transmission repair jobs, you can be confident that your vehicle will shift smoothly and effortlessly.

More Information

Vehicle Diagnostics

If you suspect problems with you’re car’s transmission, it’s time to have an expert take a close look. A diagnostic inspection from Ralph’s Transmissions can help you avoid more costly repairs which could ensue as a result of the neglect of transmission problems.

More Information
Transmission Repair

Transmission Repair

Ralph’s Transmissions is capable of handling transmission repair of all kinds.


Diagnostics

Diagnostics

A diagnostic inspection from Ralph’s Transmissions can help you avoid more costly repairs.

fleet

Fleet Vehicles

Ralph’s Transmissions can help you create a plan for fleet maintenance.


differential

Differentials

Differentials problems will be diagnosed accurately and solved completely.

Blog

Jun 20 2017

Every part of your car is essential to its overall function, and the transmission is no exception. It’s important not just to recognize the signs of a transmission problem in your vehicle, but also to remain educated about the best preventative measures that will help ensure a long life for such a major investment.

Pick Your Transmission Fluid Wisely

All transmission fluid is not created equal, and relying upon the wrong fluid could significantly shorten the life of your transmission. The role of transmission fluid in the transmission can be compared to the role of water in an aquarium. If that water does not maintain the right pH level or temperature, the animals inside could die. The same concepts apply to a transmission, since cheap or poorly made transmission fluid will not efficiently lubricate the transmission and protect it from excessive heat. While there are different forms of transmission fluid, you need to work with a professional to identify the type that best serves the needs of your own car.

Read more ...

May 15 2017

11048188 - portrait of smiling old woman driving carThanks to the Baby Boomer generation and significant medical advancements, citizens over the age of 65 make up a larger portion of the American population than ever before. This has a direct impact on the number of older drivers on the road. In fact, the number of senior citizens behind the wheel jumped a full 50 percent between 1999 and 2015! If you yourself are a senior citizen, or you are concerned about your older parents or grandparents driving down the highway, try to select one of the following vehicles that Consumer Reports selected as the best for older drivers.

Read more ...

Apr 07 2017

Trying to drive without a fully functioning transmission is like trying to watch TV without any electricity; you aren’t going to get very far. Each part of your car serves a very specific purpose, and the transmission in particular is responsible for directing the right amount of power to each wheel. It’s critical to recognize the signs of a failing transmission and be prepared to fix it as soon as possible.

Fluid Problems

The most direct way to identify that your transmission needs professional attention is the presence of leaking transmission fluid. This fluid is bright red and is absolutely essential to your vehicle’s ability to shift gears and keep the wheels turning. Regular motor oil is consumed during driving, but transmission fluid is not, so any shortage of transmission fluid can probably be traced back to a leak. Worn axles, seals, and gaskets can all cause transmission fluid to leak, as can damaged bell housings and a loose transmission pan. Since a transmission fluid leak has the potential to lead to a huge problem, seek mechanical attention immediately.

Read more ...

Mar 12 2017

50531184 - crashed carCan you change your own oil, repair a fender, or replace a flat tire? Some handy drivers can, but the majority of people behind the wheel rely on the expertise of mechanics to handle these problems for them. However, it’s unfortunately too easy to accidentally place your car in the hands of a mechanic who doesn’t have the right qualifications to be dealing with the vehicle that you use to get around each day. This is exactly why the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), founded in 1972, is dedicated to improving the quality of automotive service and repair by testing and certifying automotive technicians.

Read more ...

Ready to get help?

Fields marked with a * are required

Please leave this field empty.

Auto Services

Find the automotive service you need:

Get Help Now

Follow Us