Transmission Noise From Regulator Valve on Dodge Ram Van 3500

Some vehicles may exhibit a "buzz", whining", or "moaning" like noise from the transmission when reverse gear is selected. The condition is caused by a resonance of the transmission regulator valve. Our technicians tell us that the repair involves replacing the transmission regulator (aluminum) valve with a steel one.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 89,500 (88,000–91,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
3 model years affected: 1995, 1998, 1999
4 people reported this problem
Get Your Car Fixed at a RepairPal Certified Shop.
We certify shops based on expertise, quality work, and verified customer reviews
Viewing 1 - 1 of 1 problem details
1999 Dodge Ram Van 3500 88,000 mi,
Often when put in reverse you hear a grinding squealing noise. Never when I take it to the transmission shop. Just home in the drivewa.