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This is a "Best Of" show from November 14th, 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 importance of having a used vehicle properly inspected before purchasing. Also on this show: 

  • What to expect from a quality pre-purchase inspection.
  • What components of your vehicle need to be thoroughly inspected if you're purchasing a used car or truck.
  • Should you trust mobile technicians?
  • What is the difference between an oil change and an oil change service?
  • "Common cold symptoms" for your vehicle and test drive tips.
  • 2006 Chevrolet Silverado: My truck's check engine light has consistently been coming on even after repairs. What advice can you give me to pass emissions?
  • 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee: When should I have my throttle body assembly cleaned?
  • 2017 GMC Pickup: I've noticed a rattle in my front end - what is the solution?
  • 2000 Chevrolet Impala: This car starts chugging after driving down the road for a while but has no visible warning lights. What could be the source of this?
  • 2016 Honda Pilot: Why is there is a "ding" sound coming from my sensors intermittently?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado, 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2017 GMC Pickup, 2000 Chevrolet Impala, and the 2016 Honda Pilot.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener who is having trouble passing emissions with their 2012 Nissan Pathfinder.