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This is a "Best Of" show from August 8th, 2020.

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 the warning signs of failing shocks and struts in your vehicle. Also on this show:

  • At what mileage should you expect to need replacement shocks and struts?
  • The average amount of time a new set of tires should last you.
  • Why suspension components in your vehicle affect the overall safety of your car and stopping distance.
  • Chevrolet Equinox: Is it possible to still need a new oil gasket if I don't see any visible leaks?
  • 2013 Acura: Is there anywhere you know of that stocks shocks and struts besides the dealership?
  • Fleetwood Motor Home: Is there a shop in my area you know of that could service this motor home?
  • 2010 Chevrolet Malibu: Can you give me more information about the specific error code I'm getting from my vehicle?
  • 2012 Toyota Yaris: Does my car have fuel filters and if so, how often should I be replacing them?
  • 2019 Chrysler Pacifica: Is there a shop you know of that can install a CD player in this car?
  • 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche: After replacing my tires and wheel, I've noticed a rumble coming from my truck while slowing to a stop. What could be causing this?
  • 2016 Honda Fit: Around 15-20 mph my car tends to buck back and forth. How can I properly diagnose this issue?

Cars talked about on this show are the Chevrolet Equinox, 2013 Acura, Fleetwood Motor Home, 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, 2012 Toyota Yaris, 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche, and the 2016 Honda Fit.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener diagnose an issue with their 2015 Mazda 6.