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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 is joined by Curt Morgan of Shadow Mountain Auto Repair to talk about the process of brake jobs and other common automotive repairs. Also on this show:

  • How do incompetent auto repair shops generally cut corners?
  • What should you expect to pay for brake pads and rotors? How important is the quality of these parts?
  • Why a brake job can vary between different repair shops.
  • What to look for if you're searching for an auto repair shop to call home.
  • 2008 Mazda Miata: What maintenance items do you consider most vital to the health of a vehicle?
  • 2001 Chevrolet Silverado: I'm noticing some stutter coming from my engine. What could be the source of this?
  • 2019 Ford Titanium: I've noticed a click while my truck is idle. Is this a relay issue?
  • 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee: After returning from a 2 week trip, why does my car has a number of electrical related warning lights coming on?
  • 2007 Hummer H3: My oil pressure and throttle are having issues while coming to a stop. What could be causing this?
  • 1989 Jaguar: Is it possible to find parts or repair this engine?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2008 Mazda Miata, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, 2019 Ford Titanium, 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2007 Hummer H3, and the 1989 Jaguar.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener diagnose a brake issue with their Toyota Rav4.