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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 give fluid replacement, transmission repair, and transmission service advice. Also on this show:

  • Is it a myth that there are vehicles that will never need a transmission service?
  • How manufacturer marketing can mislead consumers regarding transmission service.
  • Can you trust a “one size fits all” fluid type?
  • Why Interstate Batteries are the preferred replacement battery for many Bumper to Bumper Shops.
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado: My driver side brake light still hasn’t worked even after replacing the bulb. Any suggestions?
  • 2009 Jeep Patriot: During long trips, my vehicle starts to overheat. Are there any services or repairs you could recommend?
  • 1993 Toyota Pickup: How difficult would it be to have my truck modified with modern power steering?
  • 2010 Nissan Versa: After replacing my oil, my check engine light goes off. Once it comes time to change it again it will come back. Have you seen this before?
  • 2002 Toyota Sequoia: My vehicle is having a stability control issue and it seems to be affecting my braking. What could be causing these problems?
  • 2013 Genesis: My transmission doesn’t seem to be performing fluidly. Are there any programming issues I should be aware of?
  • 1986 BMW: My clutch tends to get stuck during higher temperatures. Have you seen this issue before?
  • 2007 Chevrolet Impala: After coming to a stop, it seems like my car is having a problem getting back into first gear. Should I consider fixing this or is it time to let it go?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, 2009 Jeep Patriot, 1993 Toyota Pickup, 2010 Nissan Versa, 2002 Toyota Sequoia, 2013 Genesis, 1986 BMW, and the 2007 Chevrolet Impala.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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