Player needs JavaScript turned on.

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 to keep your car or truck in prime condition even if it's now being parked for longer periods of time. Also on this show:

  • How does not driving your vehicle affect your battery?
  • How often you should start your car if you're not driving often.
  • Diagnosing different types of fluid leaks.
  • How to ensure your car is brought to full operating temperature.
  • Keeping your vehicle's tires properly inflated and protected.
  • 2009 GMC Sierra: Would you recommend switching to full synthetic oil at 130k miles?
  • 2015 GMC Canyon: My dealership has been unable to pinpoint the source of my check engine light. When should I begin to worry?
  • 1994 Acura Integra: What advice would you give me if I'm storing this vehicle in Chicago?
  • 1990 Chevrolet 1500: My check engine light comes on only while driving down the freeway. What could be causing this?
  • 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe: How much will replacing my control valve affect my fuel economy?
  • 2003 Mercedes: What information can you give me about a faulty suspension control module?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2009 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Canyon, 1990 Chevrolet 1500, 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2003 Mercedes, and the 2014 Ford F150.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener who is having trouble passing emissions with their 2012 Nissan Pathfinder.