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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 how a catalytic converter's value makes them a popular target for theft. Also on this show:

  • Which makes/models are often targeted by thieves for their catalytic converter.
  • How you can tell if your car's catalytic converter is missing
  • How much should you expect to pay for a new catalytic converter?
  • What steps you can take to prevent the theft of your catalytic converter.
  • How often will your catalytic converter need to be replaced and what are the codes that relate to it?
  • 2006 Nissan Frontier: What is the creaking noise coming from my car while driving over speed bumps?
  • 2008 Kia Sedona: My headlights are turning off momentarily while using my turning signals. What could be causing this?
  • 2007 Toyota Camry: How can I protect my vehicle from rats?
  • 2016 Lincoln MKS: How long can you drive without fixing your catalytic converter?
  • 2014 Toyota Corolla: Great advice for another listener.

Cars talked about on this show are the 2006 Nissan Frontier, 2008 Kia Sedona, 2007 Toyota Camry, 2016 Lincoln MKS, and the 2014 Toyota Corolla.


Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener who has been noticing a knocking sound coming from their 2013 Nissan Altima.