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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 online reviews and how they impact the consumer when making a choice to use an auto repair shop. Also on this show:

  • Online reviews should only be one piece of your decision making process
  • 2000 F250 7.3 liter diesel: Why have I dropped from 15mpg down to 8mpg?
  • Are mobile mechanics safe to use?
  • 2002 Suburban 135,000 miles: The tires are wearing very unevenly on the front inside edges. What is wrong and where do you recommend I go to have this fixed?
  • 2012 Honda Civic: Do you recommend any particular shop that specializes in modifying cars?
  • 2005 MDX 147,000 miles: I used to get 20mpg and now I'm only getting 15mpg. What could be happening?
  • 2004 Chevy 2500 Diesel Pickup: Why is the air conditioning blowing hot on the driver side but cold on the passenger side?
  • Should I purchase a bumper to bumper warranty?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2000 F250, 2002 Suburban, 2012 Honda Civic, 2005 MDX, 2004 Chevy 2500 Diesel Pickup

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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