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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 leaks, maintenance, and other repairs and services you should consider now that the weather is beginning to turn. Also on this show:

  • Common warning lights you may see on your dashboard after the summer heat.
  • Why it’s important to warm your car’s engine in the cooler weather.
  • Why it’s common for your tire pressure light to come on during the first colder night, and why you should check your sensors also.
  • How other areas of the country are affected by changing weather.
  • If your car’s battery made it through the summer, why it’s important to have it replaced with an Interstate Battery before the winter.
  • What is the difference between synthetic blend and full synthetic oil?
  • 2008 Kia Sorento: If I turn the key halfway before starting the car, my check engine light stays off. What could be the cause of this?
  • 2017 Dodge Ram 1500: How often and what type of oil would you recommend I use in my truck?
  • 2006 Chrysler Town & Country: Is there any way to test my gas cap myself?
  • 2004 Jaguar X Type: What do you think is the safest way to change the engine in my vehicle?
  • 2005 GMC Yukon: I just purchased this vehicle used. Is there somewhere you could recommend to me to have it looked over?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2008 Kia Sorento, 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, 2006 Chrysler Town & Country, 2004 Jaguar X Type, and the 2005 GMC Yukon.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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