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MY 2006 PONTIAC MAKES A WHINING NOISE IN THE FRONT END

COULD THIS BE CAUSED FROM TIRES, OR SOMETHING MORE SERIOUS.

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Yes...have it checked out...you had tires on it before it did this?

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Depends where the whining is coming from, usually it will be a problem with the belts and or one of the pulleys, usually the tensioner pulley or power steering pulley

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