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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  red flags to watch out for when it comes to a warranty for your vehicle and which prove to be helpful. Also on this show:

  • What types of extended warranties are commonly offered with new and used vehicles?
  • How often does your auto repair shop perform a warranty repair?
  • How modern vehicles affected the automotive extended warranty.
  • What is an exclusionary warranty?
  • Examples of consumers who were misled by an extended warranty.
  • How can you unknowingly void your vehicle’s warranty?
  • 1993 Jeep Cherokee: I’ve been hearing a loud whining noise coming from my vehicle. Could the fuel pump be contributing to this noise?
  • 2009 Volkswagen Jetta: After making a rough shift, my clutch pedal is sticking to the floor. Have you seen this issue before?
  • 2013 Ford Focus: What should I expect from a quality brake service?
  • 2013 BMW: Should I follow the manufacturer suggestion to never replace my transmission fluid?
  • 2019 Dodge Journey: Following an accident, is there a way to check if the frame of my vehicle has bent?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1993 Jeep Cherokee, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta, 2013 Ford Focus, 2013 BMW, 2019 Dodge Journey and the 2019 BMW.

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