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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 talks about  car accidents, insurance coverage, and what to do to with your vehicle after a wreck. Special guests include Kevin Rowe from I17 Collision Repair. Also on this show:

  • How often drivers get into accidents statistically.
  • Why drivers choose not to insure themselves properly.
  • Why you should still pay for full coverage even with a cheaper car.
  • How to protect yourself and make sure the situation is handled fairly after an accident.
  • How does having an accident report on your vehicle affect its trade-in value?
  • Information about I17 Collision Repair and what sets them apart from other auto body shops.
  • 2004 Ford F150: This truck is getting up there in mileage- what can I do to be proactive and get the longest life out of it?
  • 2001 Chevrolet Suburban: My truck is having a hard time starting. I’ve narrowed it down to a vacuum link or possibly the fuel pump- what do you think?
  • 2005 Dodge Ram: I’m looking to purchase this vehicle. It’s at around 165k miles- are there any concerns I should have?
  • 1999 Mercedes ML320: I was recently rear ended in this car. Since it’s already reached 200k miles it will probably be totaled out. What can I do as far as getting the most money back out of this vehicle?
  • 2000 Chevrolet Silverado: After using synthetic oil for some time, is it okay to switch back to conventional oil?
  • 1996 Nissan 200sx: I’m looking at around $2k to have everything wrong with this car fixed. At 140k miles- is it worth fixing?
  • 2001 Toyota Tacoma: Lately while I brake, I’m noticing a shift to one side. I’ve already replaced brake pads- what could be causing this?
  • 1990 Oldsmobile: What will it cost me to have my front seats redone or replaced?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Ford F150, 2001 Chevrolet Suburban. 2005 Dodge Ram, 1999 Mercedes ML320, 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, 1996 Nissan 200sx, 2001 Toyota Tacoma, and 1990 Oldsmobile.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week


Bumper to Bumper helps a listener in Tempe about an issue with her AC.