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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 talk about how colder temperatures can cause noises and other issues in your vehicle. Also on this show:

  • Common noises your vehicle will make during the winter months.
  • Which sounds your car might be making that you shouldn’t be concerned about, and which to take more seriously.
  • Symptoms of low fluid issues in your vehicle.
  • How the belts in your car may be contributing to noises under your hood.
  • 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier: My car is starting fine, then dies shortly after. Is this an issue with my fuel pump?
  • 2007 Hummer H3: I’m having a difficult time diagnosing a spring noise in my vehicle. What advice can you give me?
  • 2010 Lexus RX: After having my oil changed with full synthetic oil, the shop still set a reminder for 3k miles. Won’t that be too soon?
  • 2003 Nissan Frontier: Would you recommend any type of stop-leak products?
  • 2000 Cadillac Seville: Is there a way to stop a significant oil leak affordably?
  • 2012 Nissan Sentra: This vehicle is making a honking noise after turning off. What is causing this?
  • 2014 Ford F150: I have a fuel inlet code issue with my truck. How can I further diagnose this issue?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2007 Hummer H3, 2010 Lexus RX, 2003 Nissan Frontier, 2000 Cadillac Seville, 2012 Nissan Sentra, and the 2014 Ford F150.

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