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Tranny Noise- What To Do !

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by danno, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    I`ve got a 96 Ram 1500. I put a tranny temp gauge in which says to install the tee fitting on the line going to the tranny. After about a week, I decided to move it to the line coming out of the tranny, for a more accurate reading. I left the tee in the first line, and just bought another tee for the second line.
    After the mechanic installed the second line, I noticed fluid under the truck and the fitting was loose. I took it back, he tightned it. When I was backing up my driveway, I heard a wininng sound, like a pump was dry. It happened only in reverse. Thinking there might be air in the lines, I took it back, and he added more fluid. The sound eventually went away.
    When I hooked up my plow, and added ballast, it came back, only happening in reverse, as the first time. I`m not sure if the tees in the lines are restricting the flow, or if the torque converter is going, or the pump. Anybody have a similar reverse whinning,straining sound when weight is added ? :help:
     
  2. Frozen001

    Frozen001 Senior Member
    from Rome NY
    Messages: 908

    How has the temperature been out side???? I notice in my truck the transmission will have a small whine from time to time , but only when it is extremly cold(below zero).
     
  3. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    The times its been doing it are 20 and up, usually warmer. Would the cooling lines have anything to do with the problem, other than cooling ?