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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 the different factors that contribute to the regular total cost of owning a car or truck. Also on this show:

  • Information about vehicle depreciation.
  • Budgeting tips to keep up with repairs and maintenance for your vehicle.
  • Important advice on how to extend the lifetime of your vehicle.
  • Why you should replace your car’s battery with an Interstate Battery.
  • 2008 Volvo: Can you recommend anywhere to replace my transmission at a reasonable price?
  • 2007 Dodge Caravan: If there is an issue with my catalytic converter, is it possible that my warning light may only come on intermittently?
  • 2012 Buick Lacrosse: Can I switch back to a synthetic blend of oil after using full synthetic?
  • 1998 Honda CRV: How can I locate a low mileage transmission for my car?
  • 2006 Toyota Corolla: What advice would you give me for my car to reach 300k miles?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2008 Volvo, 2007 Dodge Caravan, 2012 Buick Lacrosse, 1998 Honda CRV, 2004 Ford Excursion and the 2006 Toyota Corolla.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener prioritize which repairs her vehicle needs.