2006 rainier make a high pitched whining sound

Asked by Dec 30, 2014 at 01:39 PM about the 2006 Buick Rainier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 Buick rainier makes a high pitched whining sound when driving at 40 miles and
over.

5 Answers

Put your girlfriend/wife out at the next light and see if it continues.

Seriously, check idler pulley

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I'm thinking more of a wheel bearing starting to go bad

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Wheel bearing IS more likely

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It's not the wheel bearing. It is the Idler pulley. The wheel bearing will make it feel like driving on a dirt road...it sounds completely different and doesn't get loader with speed...just turning.

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