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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 the ins and outs of power steering systems and how power steering parts can differ between vehicles. Also on this show: 

  • The origins of power steering.
  • How power steering pumps can be used to assist in other systems in your vehicle.
  • The most common repairs related to power steering.
  • How to maintain your power steering systems.
  • Warning signs that there may be an issue with your power steering.
  • How to identify what types of fluids your vehicle needs?
  • When is a good time to have a power steering flush?
  • 2005 Nissan Armada: The brake warning light comes on in my truck intermittently followed by some noises coming from the wheels. What could be causing this?
  • 2005 Nissan Sentra: My car seems to be low on power steering fluid, but now I notice a swirl and possible damage to the pump. How can I fix this issue?
  • 2009 Dodge Journey: The check engine light has come on with a manifold intake issue. At 160k miles, is this worth repairing?
  • 2016 Mazda 6: What is the life expectancy of a brake system?
  • 2006 Ford Freestar: I have issues with my transmission once the temperature is above 80 degrees. Is this a cooling issue?
  • 1998 Lexus LS400: I’m having an issue with my car becoming out of balance repeatedly, even after rotations and alignment. What should I do from here?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2005 Nissan Armada, 2005 Nissan Sentra, 2009 Dodge Journey, 2016 Mazda 6, 2006 Ford Freestar, and the 1998 Lexus LS400.

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