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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, AZ talk about how to handle wet weather driving. Special guest Danny from Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Also on this show:

  • Elevate your vision while you're driving so that you can pay closer attention to the traffic around you.
  • Eliminate your distractions in the car. Focus on driving alone.
  • What is ABS?
  • Does the tire pressure effect the stability of my car?
  • Do struts make a difference in my stopping distance?
  • When driving in wet conditions, create more space between your car and the one in front of you.
  • What driving school should my teen attend?
  • Good tires are essential to managing wet driving conditions.
  • 2004 Toyota 4Runner 105,000 miles: Transmission and differential flushes were recommended by my dealership. Is this necessary?
  • What is a transmission flush?
  • 2006 Ford Taurus: Why does the heat in my car only work for a few moments until it starts blowing cold air?
  • 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt 7,000 miles: I'd like to buy this car but it's been stored for a while. What things should I look for before deciding to buy the vehicle.
  • 1998 Ford Taurus: Why is it taking 15 minutes for my car to warm up and shift into drive or reverse?
  • 1972 Chevelle: My break lights don't light up immediately when I press the break pedal.
  • 2000 Buick Century 120,000 miles: When the car gets hot after driving 30-40 miles, the shifting gets very hard.
  • Ford Escape: After I changed my spark plug, the car seemed to run fine. After driving in the rain, now there's just a clicking sound and the car won't start.

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Toyota 4Runner, 2006 Ford Taurus,  2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 1998 Ford Taurus, 1972 Chevelle, 2000 Buick Century, Ford Escape.

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Bumper to Bumper Radio helps a listener who has noticed a clunking sound coming from their 2013 GMC Sierra.