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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 their shops and how they can extend the life of your tires and help you purchase the best tires for your vehicle.

  • The benefits of doing business with a family owned auto shop.
  • Frequently asked questions regarding the tires on your vehicle.
  • Why the pressure rating varies between the recommendation of the tire and your vehicle.
  • Common reasons that your tire pressure indicator may be on.
  • How frequently you should have your tires replaced.
  • How the rising temperatures will affect your tires this summer.
  • 2005 Dodge Dakota: During the warmer months, my transmission seems to shift strangely. If this is electrically controlled, how is this possible?
  • 2013 Dodge Journey: My AC is intermittently warm or cold. What could be causing this fluctuation?
  • 2009 Toyota Camry: I’m hearing a popping sound coming from inside of my steering wheel. Have you seen this problem before?
  • 2015 Honda CRV: The sticker on my car recommends 33 lbs. of pressure into my tires, but my tire pressure still feels low. What should I do?
  • 2014 Honda CRV: I have one tire that constantly loses pressure. With 24k miles on these tires, would you recommend I replace all 4?
  • 2004 Ford Taurus: I’ve had to use a funnel to fill my gas tank since I continually have to squeeze the trigger continually when I put the nozzle straight in. How can I remedy this situation?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2005 Dodge Dakota, 2013 Dodge Journey, 2009 Toyota Camry, 2015 Honda CRV, 2014 Honda CRV, and the 2004 Ford Taurus.

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