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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 about how you should handle the auto body repair process after a car accident. Special guests include John Fox and Chris Bouzer from New Image Paint and Body. Also on this show:

  • It's worth the drive to go to a good auto body shop.
  • The first thing to do after your car accident is to take pictures.
  • If the car isn't drivable, call a towing company, trying to avoid any city run towing company.
  • Have the car towed directly to your auto/body shop
  • What is a Direct Repair Facility (DRF)?
  • Do I have to use the auto body shop that my insurance agency recommends?
  • 2006 Scion XB: My car has a dent in the front hood. Is this going to be expensive?
  • 2003 Honda CRV: Do you recommend a shop that can diagnose all the specifics of a car and not just the external or internal workings?
  • 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander 85,000 miles: I have a CVT Transmission and my car hesitates after I come to a stop. Is this a transmission problem?
  • 2000 GMC 1500: I was hauling a light-duty trailer and my rear differential heated up. The car is still shaking and vibrating after several trips to the repair shop.
  • What exactly causes vibration with my car?
  • 1986 Porsche 944: What do I need to ask for in regards to a paint job?
  • Are paint color changes on my car going to be expensive?
  • 2009 Subaru Impreza: Are there different laws between states regarding totalled vehicles and salvage restore titles?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2006 Scion XB, 2003 Honda CRV, 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2000 GMC 1500, 1986 Porsche 944, and the 2009 Subaru Impreza.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper Radio helps a listener who has noticed a clunking sound coming from their 2013 GMC Sierra.