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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 how maintaining a personal relationship with your quality auto repair shop will extend the lifetime of your car or truck by ensuring nothing is overlooked. Also on this show:

  • Information about real differential or dual pump fluid.
  • How to keep a watchful eye on the fluids in your car.
  • Should you deviate from your vehicle's owners manual?
  • Helpful information regarding noises you may hear from your valves and valve adjustments.
  • How to maintain the health of your tires and which tires take the most abuse from the road.
  • 1958 Hillman Minx: My car intermittently honks while turning left. What could be causing this?
  • 2003 Ford Excursion: Praise to Matt for prompting this listener to purchase a new set of tires after hearing of Matt's recent blowout.
  • 2011 Toyota Venza: I always keep my vehicle well maintained. What components should I be concerned with in the near future?
  • 2008 Dodge Ram 1500: What information can you give me about a P1128 code?
  • 2012 Mercedes Benz E350: I've recently noticed a vibration in my vehicle. I was told by the dealership that it may be the motor mounts. There are no noticeable leaks - what are your thoughts?
  • 2003 Toyota Rav4: At 250k miles - what maintenance or repairs should I be wary of?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1958 Hillman Minx, 2003 Ford Excursion, 2011 Toyota Venza, 2008 Dodge Ram 1500, 2012 Mercedes Benz E350, and the 2003 Toyota Rav4.


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