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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 talks about what an extended warranties covers and what types of drivers benefit the most from them. Also on this show:

  • Which components of new vehicles are commonly covered by manufacturer warranties?
  • What type of warranty is best for used vehicles?
  • The difference between exclusionary and exclusive warranties.
  • At what mileage should you consider purchasing an extended warranty?
  • Information about certified pre-owned vehicles.
  • 2000 Saturn Sky: The sunroof in this vehicle has come loose. Will I have to replace the entire top?
  • Subaru Forester: I've recently replaced all 4 of my fuel injectors. Should I be concerned that oil has reached anywhere it shouldn't have?
  • 1998 Toyota Avalon: The blower fans in my dash are not functioning with my heat on. What is causing this?
  • 2020 Acura: Do extended warranties cover modern vehicle technologies?
  • 2006 Toyota Solara: My car is having an issue moving side to side when it drives over bumps. I've had my tires inspected already. Any guesses as to what is causing this?
  • 1996 Toyota Camry: I've never had the transmission fluid changed in this vehicle. Is this healthy for my car?
  • Dodge Challenger: I was charged $71 for a headlight bulb diagnostic. Does this seem fair?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2000 Saturn Sky, Subaru Forester, 1998 Toyota Avalon, 2020 Acura, 2006 Toyota Solara, 1996 Toyota Camry, and the Dodge Challenger.


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