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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 components of your cooling system and keeping your vehicle at a safe temperature this summer. Also on this show:

  • What symptoms lead to a need for a radiator replacement?
  • Why alignment services are common this time of year.
  • At what mileage should you consider replacing your shocks and struts?
  • Why you should always replace your battery with an Interstate Battery.
  • 2004 Jaguar: My husband and I have noticed weaker braking performance in our vehicle. What are the primary things we could do to improve them?
  • 2013 Hyundai Sonata: Thank you for recommending Shadow Mountain Auto Service! I had a great experience.
  • Mercury Sable: At less than 50k miles, this car is beginning to seize up. What would you recommend we do with this older vehicle?
  • 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier: I have a misfire code causing my check engine light to come on. After replacing a number of parts my car is still idling rough. What are the next steps I should take to fix this issue?
  • 2003 Ford F150: I’ve noticed a lack of power in my truck once I hit a cruising speed. How can I best diagnose the underlying problem here?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Jaguar, 2013 Hyundai Sonata, 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2003 and the Ford F150.

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Bumper to Bumper helps a listener prepare their vehicle for an upcoming road trip.