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High pitch whistle on acceleration

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I have a '07 G6 GT that I inherited from my 87 y/o grandfather when he past away in January. Yes, it's red because what other color would an 87 year old man drive. Within the last 2 months I've started noticing a high pitch whistle/noise when I accelerate. If I back off the throttle its goes away. I thought it was brakes at first but I get no noise when I brake at any speed. Only when I accelerate. Anyone have any thoughts? Haven't brought it in yet, want to see if its a minor fix I can do myself.


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My wife's 2007 convertible developed the whistle and I found this thread. I ordered the Magnaflow from Amazon and set up an appointment with a local Midas shop. They had the car on the lift about 30 seconds, came and got me and said look at all this...pointing at what I'm assuming is bracing to stiffen the convertible...and said this is at least a 4 hour job to take all this down and then do the resonator. I told them to drop the car and I'd get it done later, because I did not have that kind of time and I didn't trust they knew what they were doing. Am I correct in assuming that the bracing is not a big deal and they should be able to replace the resonator as easily as a non-convertible? Thanks for your help.
Hell just take off the bracing on the bottom yourself if they think its that big of a deal, i thinks its only a couple bolts. Then bring it to them and they should have it on for you easy cheesy.
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