The wheel has a whole in it.
when you turn the wheel all the way to the left or right you here a popping noise when the car is rolling.
That loud popping noise is most likely a sign that your CV axles are worn out. If you turn to the right and you hear the noise most likely it is the right side. and visa versa for if you turn left.
If it is a front wheel drive vehicle it could be a bad CV joint. In a rear wheel drive car it could be a bad universal joint.
Strut, ball joints, roll-bar coupling, wheel bearing
Normally a wheel or halfshaft bearing will whine at speed and will grind at all speeds, when severely worn.
You probably need new tie rods on that side. have someone turn the wheel and check to see if you have in play any where.
you might want to check your left side wheel bearings
When you turn the steering wheel and hear a popping noise, it could be due to the power steering pump and a sticking valve so there is not enough hydraulic pressure. It could be caused by the steering linkage going out or low power steering fluid.
I have a 1997 GMC 1500 4 Wheel Drive. When engaging 4 wheel drive there is a popping noise (different than and in addition to the normal sound of it engaging) and it does not always engage. Then it will even have a popping noise once engaged. Any ideas? Thank you for your input. Stan
Could be a wheel bearing
If the sound is a popping sound when turning it is a CV axle, If the sound is a squeaking sound it is most likely your upper strut mount, or a wheel bearing.
The popping sound could be a couple of things first off is your wheel tight? check lug nuts. Some of other causes may be damaged rotors and pads. check them by removing wheel and looking for damaged parts or worn out pads. other things could be front wheel dive axle CV joint but you would hear this when turning also.
the steering wheel wont make the front wheels make noise as there is no generating source from the steering wheel. it will be the other way around.
broken hub usually?
If a car is making a grinding noise in the right back wheel, it could be a sign that a wheel bearing is failing. It is necessary to take the car to a qualified mechanic for repair.
Possible causes of popping/grinding noises when turning:Wheel bearingsCV joint / axleBrakesSee "Related Questions" below for more
sounds more like a CV joint because of the popping, although wheel bearings do make noises like that when they are worn.
check your wheel bearings
Worn left front wheel bearing.