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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 the top mistakes that are made by auto repair consumers. Also on this show:

  • Find an auto shop you trust, stick with them and develop a relationship.
  • Avoid "shop hopping" between different auto repairs shop in order to avoid getting the same repair twice.
  • 2004 Ford Explorer XLT: Sometimes when I'm driving 65 mph or faster, my overdrive light automatically goes on. Why does it do this?
  • The front end of my car shakes when I'm going faster than 70mph. Is this a tire problem?
  • After a routine oil change, why is my car stalling?
  • 2001 Ford Crown Victoria: Why do my windshield wipers stop straight up when I turn them off?
  • Where is a good auto repair shop in Ahwatukee?
  • 1994 Pontiac Trans Am: Why won't the car turn over when I start it even though my battery is fine?
  • 2006 Dodge Charger: My car shows the check engine light with no code.
  • Is over-filling or topping off at the pump bad for my car?
  • 1998 Ford Ranger: The airbag light is on in my truck even though I've checked it out and there doesn't seem to be a problem. How can I reset this?
  • 1999 Lexus RX300: The dome light only turns on manually but it won't auto dim when the doors open and close.

Cars talked about on this show are the 2004 Ford Explorer, 2001 Ford Crown Victoria, 1994 Pontiac Trans Am, 2006 Dodge Charger, 1998 Ford Ranger, 1999 Lexus RX300.

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