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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 the various reasons that you may notice changes in your suspension while the weather turns in Arizona. Also on this show:

  • How the roads you drive on frequently may affect your suspension.
  • Warning sign of suspension failure.
  • Why shocks and struts become noisier when the temperature cools.
  • How to alter your driving habits to get more life out of your suspension system.
  • 2002 Dodge Caravan: While making left hand turns, my turn signals fail. This only happens intermittently- what could be the cause?
  • 2010 Toyota Sienna: Is it typical to have only one strut replaced?
  • 2015 GMC Yukon: My truck shudders while breaking at a stoplight. What factors could be contributing to this?
  • 2010 Mitsubishi Galant: This vehicle has been parked for 2 years. After replacing the battery, the car seems to run just fine, however the transmission seems hesitant. Are there any services that I should have done to change this?
  • 2010 Kia Soul: I’ve replaced my headlight 4 times in the past year. Have you seen this problem before?
  • 1986 Chevrolet Pickup: While braking, my truck is pulling to the right. What sort of things could I do to avert this problem?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2002 Dodge Caravan, 2010 Toyota Sienna, 2015 GMC Yukon, 2010 Mitsubishi Galant, 2010 Kia Soul, and the 1986 Chevrolet Pickup.

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Bumper to Bumper helps a listener diagnose an issue with their 2015 Mazda 6.