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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 why the cost of service and repairs can vary, especially during the summer. Also on this show:

  • How to know if you’re paying the right price for a car repair.
  • Benefits of forming a relationship with your auto repair shop.
  • Other factors besides parts and labor than may affect the cost of your repair.
  • 2004 Honda Element: There is a vibration coming from my driver’s side front tire. I’ve already had my tires balanced and rotated. What else can I do?
  • 1977 Chevrolet El Camino: What information can you give me about replacing dash components?
  • 2005 Acura TL: How can I price out the best AC system for my vehicle?
  • 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee: I’ve had AC problems with this vehicle since shortly after I purchased it. Where can I take it in to have it best diagnosed?
  • 2007 Chevrolet Silverado: Can you give me any advice before I replace my truck’s transmission?
  • 2012 Dodge Charger: I skipped my 60k mile tune-up and now I’m noticing a decrease in power. What services are important?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Honda Element, 1977 Chevrolet El Camino, 2005 Acura TL, 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, and the 2012 Dodge Charger

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener who is having trouble passing emissions with their 2012 Nissan Pathfinder.