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Noise coming from front of car

Took my moms car for a drive today cause she said it was making a weird noise. I believe the noise is coming from the driverside front tire. It kind of sounds like something is rubbing, but nothing is rubbing. But there is nothing for it to rub as they are the same size tires as the car came with and i have looked around the tire and there is nothing that it could rub against. Any solutions would be great. Also, if you turn left it stops. Rubbing noise increases with speed, worsens when you turn steering wheel to the right. Stops when you turn steering wheel to the left,even the slightest bit.
Dealer "supposedly" checked all bearings, re-rotated tires and actually told me to take it to a body shop to see if they could find the reason for the noise. (They have a body shop)

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    rubbing noise on right front wheel at low speed

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    left tire noise but stops when turn left?

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It sounds exactly like a wheel bearing problem.The right side its seems would be the problem. When you turn right it puts more pressure on the bad bearing making it louder. I would suggest replacing both. If on is gone the other one isn't far off. Hope this helps

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check the drive shaft cv joint

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