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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 talk about tire repair, maintenance, and replacement tips you should keep in mind this summer. Also on this show:

  • How to inspect the full surface area of your tires.
  • The correct way to inspect the tread on your tires.
  • How long you should expect your tires to last and how to date your tires?
  • 2004 Honda Accord: My AC has gone out due to a bad compressor. Should I just replace the compressor or replace the entire kit?
  • 1993 Toyota 4Runner: I’m having an issue with my truck blowing head gaskets. How can I avoid this issue in the future? Is this a problem with my fuel pump?
  • 2013 Nissan Maxima: My car overheated recently. I noticed a spray pattern on the radiator, and am looking to replace it. What other precautions should I take?
  • Toyota Tacoma: I’ve recently put larger wheels on my truck, and now I’m having issues driving on the lined concrete. Why is this?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Honda Accord, 1993 Toyota 4Runner, 2013 Nissan Maxima, and the Toyota Tacoma.

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