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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 about transmission services and maintenance. Also on this show:

  • Why routine maintenance can sometimes affect the transmission in your car or truck.
  • When you should have your transmission serviced. Why a bad transmission service is worse than no service at all.
  • Why transmission systems no longer have a dipstick.
  • Tips to prolong the life of your vehicles transmission.
  • Transmission service FAQ.
  • 2013 Ford Taurus: My car’s low oil pressure sensor comes on when coming to a stop. What could this mean?
  • 2007 Ford E350: There’s an intermittent water leak coming from my vehicle. Could this be a water pump related issue?
  • 2008 Toyota Tundra: What type of transmission fluid and service would you recommend for my truck?
  • 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe: The RPM gauge in my truck isn’t coming on. Is this an electrical failure?
  • 2002 Toyota Echo: What type of bearings would you suggest I use in my car?
  • 2000 Honda CRV: How can I identify transmission related noises coming from my car?
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee: The fan speed control only works at full blast. Is this a problem with the resistor?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2013 Ford Taurus, 2007 Ford E350, 2008 Toyota Tundra, 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2002 Toyota Echo, 2000 Honda CRV, and the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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