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Car make noise, look like is left wheel bearing or transmission. When turn right noise dissapear. When car is risen on stands , noise only when left wheel is turning. It is wheel bearing or transmission bearing ? hard to detect the source. with axle out wheel bearing don't make noise when rotated by hand , but transmission with axle in (rotating on support)also don't make noise

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Check the CV joint that the axle connects to. They make a clicking sound when turning a corner if badly worn. Both CV joints are commonly replaced when one of them goes out.

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