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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 some services and maintenance to perform on your vehicle as we enter spring. Also on this show:

  • How to keep your air conditioning system in top performing condition.
  • Road trip prep and assuring your car is healthy enough for a long drive.
  • Why spring is an ideal time of year to have your car inspected for potential issues.
  • What repair services are most commonly recommended by repair shops?
  • How to inspect your vehicle’s tires and what affect the summer months will have on them.
  • 1994 Mazda Navajo: Thank you for recommending H&I Automotive!
  • 2005 Toyota Tacoma: I’ve noticed a squeaking sound in reverse even after having a brake service performed. What else could be causing this?
  • 2014 Toyota Sienna: What is indicated by a ticking noise coming from my engine?
  • 2005 Porsche Cayenne S: Is there a shop you could recommend to look into my cooling system?
  • 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier: I’ve had difficulty passing emissions even after a replacing a few parts. Who can find the source of this problem?
  • 2014 Ford F150: What components should I look into if my truck is having issues starting?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1994 Mazda Navajo, 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 2014 Toyota Sienna, 2005 Porsche Cayenne S, 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, and the 2014 Ford F150.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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