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Automatic transmission noise

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my automatic transmission is making a funny noise lately. It sounds as if a wolf is hiding inside the transmission and is howling proportional to the rpm. It does not matter if it is in Drive or Neutral it is always making that sound. I am sure that it is the transmission not the engine. Additionally, the atf is somewhat dirty (visible when wiping the rod - changed at 70.000km).

Does anybody know if there is a need for a repair? The transmission is working perfectly (aside of the wolf), the car has 120,000 km on it (1997 model), 80% of it city traffic.
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Howling Mad Automatic Transmissions?

Hi Guys,

Any follow-up on how the Tech Bulletin items performed? Did these actually resolve the issues or is there something else that ultimately addressed the problem?

Reason I ask is that I purchased my beautiful 9000 CSE Turbo this past fall and inherited the howling problem. At that time, I thought it was just the nature of the car because I didn't know any better. Since then, I've come across other similar models that don't have the problem, so now I want to get it fixed.

Any suggestions?

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