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The front left wheel makes a howling sound at + 50 mph. When I turn the wheel right sharply, noise stops. Tires are new. This is a half ton Dodge Ram truck.Any suggestions?

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Wheel bearing is the most likely source of the noise ,and turning the wheel is transfering the weight off of the bearing hence the noise stops

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