Transmission Noise From Regulator Valve on Dodge Ram Van 2500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
2 model years affected: 1998, 1999
3 people reported this problem