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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 importance of having a preventative maintenance routine and timeline for your car or truck. Also on this show:  

  • Things you may not know about car battery warranties.
  • Common maintenance practices that could save you from a pricey repair in the future.
  • Components of your vehicle that you should have monitored frequently.
  • Information and warning signs of wearing belts and hoses.
  • 2011 Ford Crown Victoria: What information can you give me about the tension in my car’s timing chain?
  • 2008 Mazda Miata: Is there a best time of year to replace your car’s battery?
  • 2005 GMC Canyon: I’ve had issues with my power locks for years. What advice can you give me as far as diagnosing the source of this problem?
  • 2006 Dodge Dakota: I’ve noticed a clunk coming from my truck. Is this a motor mount issue?
  • 2016 Kia Sorento: Is it true that my transmission is sealed?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2008 Mazda Miata, 2005 GMC Canyon, 2006 Dodge Dakota, and the 2016 Kia Sorento.

Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener with an uncommon battery question on her 2017 Dodge Journey.