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Transmission or torque converter noise?

When the transmission shifts form first to second, I get after a slight delay, for a half to one second or so groaning / resonance like noise.
Its more pronounced and noticeable when the engine/tranny are cold.
Could it be the torque converter?
Has anyone here experienced this?
Recently changed the filter, transmission, and torque converter fluid to fully synthetic dextron VI.
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Check your fluid level. I had the same groaning noise in Reverse after a fluid and filter change and it was because of low fluid level.
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