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Simple Tricks to Keep Your Car Cooler in the Arizona Summer


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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 about how the summer months affect your car in more ways than you may already know. Also on this show:

  • Things you should consider keeping in your vehicle in case of a break down.
  • Keeping your vehicle pet-ready if you’re taking your dog on a trip.
  • Tips to keep your vehicle cool if you’re parked in an uncovered spot.
  • How to cool down your car the quickest before you start your drive.
  • How to park your car at certain angles to minimize heat buildup.
  • Common reasons your vehicle may break down in the summer and how to be prepared for different scenarios.
  • 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe: Is it typical for my motor mounts to already be wearing out at only 80k miles?
  • 1993 Coupe Deville: I’ve noticed a strange exhaust smell coming from my car. What advice can you give me to diagnose this problem?
  • 2004 Ford F250: After driving for 20 minutes, my truck has issues shifting out of 2nd gear. What advice can you give me?
  • 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS: My vehicle is having some issues shifting into reverse. What advice can you give me?
  • 2006 Ford Ranger: My truck has a hard time turning over, but seems to run fine once it starts. How can I begin to pinpoint the issue?
  • 2000 Chevrolet S10: I’ve noticed a decrease in power in my truck. Have you seen this issue with these trucks before?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe, 1993 Coupe Deville, 2004 Ford F250, 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS, 2006 Ford Ranger, and the 2000 Chevrolet S10