Ram Van 1500

Transmission noise when reverse is selected on Dodge Ram Van 1500

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 system. Our technicians tell us that the repair involves replacing the transmission regulator (aluminum) valve with a steel one.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 77,000 (75,000–79,000)
Drive Train affected: Automatic Transmission
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, more2003
8 people reported this problem
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