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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, Matt Allen of Virginia Auto Service in Phoenix, AZ and Frank Leutz of Desert Car Care of Chandler talk about how vehicles have evolved in the past decade and modern car maintenance. Also on this show:

  • The investment that auto repair shops have to make in order to provide the correct service for newer vehicles.
  • Parts that have become more labor intensive to replace.
  • Who owns the data that your vehicle logs?
  • What are the quality differences in after market car parts?
  • 2006 Honda S2000: How can I correct an issue with my electric power steering?
  • 2003 Ford Ranger: When I come to a stop, my truck is hesitant to shift into first gear. What should I look into first if I want to attempt to fix this myself?
  • 2007 Chrysler 300: How can I fix a power issue with an aftermarket stereo that I've installed?
  • 2009 Nissan Frontier: What should I replace and where should I go to fix a bad pull with the alignment in my truck?
  • 1999 Toyota Corolla: My car is consuming half a quart of oil a week. Should I try a different type of oil?
  • 1999 Land Cruiser: Should I keep this vehicle?
  • 2017 Kia Ultima: My tires seem incredibly sensitive to the cold weather. How much pressure should I be losing?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2006 Honda S2000, 2003 Ford Ranger, 2007 Chrysler 300, 2009 Nissan Frontier, 1999 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Kia Ultima, and the 1999 Land Cruiser.


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