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Preparing Your Car for Summer Vacations and How to Have Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready


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Bumper to Bumper Radio, the car guys on KTAR, 92.3 FM in Phoenix, AZ, broadcast every Saturday from 11:00 am to noon. On this show, Dave Riccio of Tri-City Transmission in Tempe, AZ and Matt Allen of Virginia Auto Service in Phoenix, AZ talks with S&S Tire about services and tips to have a safe road trip this summer. Also on this show:

  • Services you should have done before taking a long trip.
  • How to tell if your tires are road trip ready.
  • When it makes more sense to rent a vehicle for your road trip.
  • Why you should have your car inspected or repaired weeks before your trip.
  • BMW X5: After starting my car, my AC blows warm air. If I turn it off and back on, the air comes out cold. What could be causing this?
  • 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe: Why is my vehicle is beginning to hesitate while accelerating around 40 mph?
  • 2001 Toyota 4Runner: Where should I take my car to have the check engine light properly diagnosed?
  • 1987 Chevrolet Suburban: My truck has an issue with dying at stoplights during the heat. What could be causing this?
  • Jaguar XK8: My steering wheel is sticking. Are there any products or tricks you could recommend?
  • 2008 Saturn Astra: When I turn on my AC, I’ve been hearing a clattering noise that doesn’t affect the performance of my car. Have you seen this before?

Cars talked about on this show are the BMW X5, 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2001 Toyota 4Runner, and the 2008 Saturn Astra