Symptoms: Motor like noise from wheels and poor fuel economy

Tiny
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  • 2006 PONTIAC G5
  • 113,000 MILES
Packed the car tight and got on the highway. After that there is a sound that sounds like it's coming from the front wheels like an outboard motor and my fuel economy has jumped 5L/100K's. I start to hear it at 45 kph and it just gets louder. It's probably not an engine/revving problem because it's the same level of noise whether I'm coasting at a speed or accelerating at that speed. Any idea what the problem is? I also think there's a kind of vibrating from it too.
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 1:06 AM

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Tiny
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I would start by checking the wheel bearings.
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Monday, September 3rd, 2012 AT 1:07 AM
Tiny
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Thanks Saturn! It was the wheel bearing :)
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Friday, September 7th, 2012 AT 1:31 AM
Tiny
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Your welcome thanks for the update.
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Friday, September 7th, 2012 AT 1:37 AM

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