My car makes a humming sound when going straight or on a left turn or curve. Likewise, the steering wheel becomes heavy and off-center, causing squealing noises to go on as you drive. And hopefully, it will help your car run as smoothly as it did before. What it means: If you have a front-wheel-drive or all-wheel drive vehicle and hear this sound when you turn or corner (but the noise stops when you steer straight) one or both of the constant velocity (CV) joints on your front axle could need replacing. When you turn right, weight shifts to the left hand wheel. Don't know where to start looking. If your car makes creaking noise when turning, this article will tell you why. This is because the fluid is unable to enter the steering system. Makes this noise when turning left or right and when appling the brakes also gdting out of the car..Car does not have power steering. She left the car … This droning noise doesn’t change pitch or volume while turning, but it’s louder as you accelerate. However, turning becomes challenging when there's insufficient steering fluid. about the only place where i could pry that engine towards left was against power steering pully bolt. A worn out CV axle creates a sound on tight turnings. Any ideas. When driving, if steering wheel is turned any amount to the left of mid line, the front left wheel makes a pulsing, high pitched, potentially metal squeaking sound. Btw.. Any help would be helpful its driving me half crazy as this is my only vehicle at the moment.. I would still jack the wheel up and spin it to see if it makes the noise with no weight on it. Where and Why It Happens. The sound goes away on a right turn or curve. It must be inspected. It doesn't pull to either side. A finger-snapping, popping or clicking sound when you turn. My car has an automatic transmission. It made no noise when you spun the wheel with no weight on it. When I checked the wheel for play everything was tight. It could also be a sign that you have “feathered” tires—a term used to describe tires with treads that are wearing unevenly. What it could mean: This noise may be coming from your tires—particularly if they’re old or of poor quality. Considering that every car model has its unique problems, I don’t guarantee that the cause may be any of three listed below, but they are the most likely ones. he did his best but one nut was not tight enough when i checked on it. My car has 171000 miles. 3. This causes more force to be put onto the wheel bearing. Bad Wheel Bearings If your car makes noise when turning and it’s the grinding type, the most likely cause is bad or worn out wheel bearings. A woman came in, complaining that whenever she turned left, and ONLY when she made a hard left turn, there was a "knocking" sound, coming from the front-right of the car. 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