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Left front tire noise

My 96 VW Golf GL has started making a buzzing noise from the right front tire at 35mph and up. Faster speed louder and higher pitched the buzz and vibration. Turn the wheel to the right and the noise loudens, turn wheel to the left and the noise lessens to a stop. Not related to rpm. Have put the car in neutral and coasting down a hill the noise continues. No shaking in the steering wheel. No pulling right or left. Straight as an arrow. Noise seems to be getting louder.
Any suggestions will help. By the way the car is a Canadian model and I live in Florida. I was told the fact that the car is of Canadian origin, this is important to diagnosis.
Thank you very much for any help you can provide,
Kelly
reefinteriors@embarqmail.com

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  • reefinterior Nov 14, 2008

    Thank you 42windowman. Knowing what I was talking about saved me alot of time and money.

    Your help was very much appreciated.

    Kelly

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You have a failed wheel bearing - guaranteed this is your problem- Allen

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