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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 a modern day car tune-up consists of. Also on this show:

  • What adjustments are made to your vehicle during a tune-up?
  • How modern vehicles have changed the definition of a tune-up.
  • How often should you replace your spark plugs?
  • Other components of your vehicle you should consider having repaired or replaced during a tune-up.
  • 1985 Ford F150: Should I be proactively maintaining the transmission in this truck?
  • 2010 GMC Acadia: What information can you give me about a transmission fluid pressure warning?
  • Ford Escape: I have a cooling leak that keeps coming back. My shop is now saying I need new hoses. Shouldn't they have known that from the start?
  • 1998 Toyota Camry: What type of oil should I be using in this car
  • 2005 Ford Expedition: At over 150k miles, how can I extend the lifetime of my vehicle?
  • 2013 Ford Fusion: How many quarts of transmission fluid should I be replacing?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1985 Ford F150, 2010 GMC Acadia, Ford Escape, 1998 Toyota Camry, 2005 Ford Expedition, and the 2013 Ford Fusion.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper Radio helps a listener who has noticed excessive noise coming from the dash of her 2013 Ford F150.