Regulator valve may cause noise when transmission is in reverse on Dodge Dakota

A loud buzzing or whining noise when the transmission is in reverse may be caused by the regulator valve in the transmission valve body. A revised regulator valve was released that does not resonate. Careful diagnosis should be performed because other issues can create this same type of noise.

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Average mileage: 67,500 (22,000–113,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
3 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1999
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1996 Dodge Dakota - 2WD 113,000 mi,
I had noticed for a while this noise when backing up my truck. I have not yet attempted any repair.