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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 to navigate the current new and used vehicle market if you're looking for a new car. Also on this show:

  • Supply chain issues and other factors that have contributed to rising vehicle prices.
  • How it can save you money to add on other maintenance services while you're already having a certain part or system worked on.
  • Why you should consider costly repairs rather than purchasing a new vehicle.
  • 2012 Hyundai Sonata: I've recently had my engine replaced due to a recall and now I'm noticing a loss in acceleration. What could be causing this?
  • Hyundai Tucson: Should I consider trading my Tucson in for an electric car? What type of maintenance is required?
  • 2017 Hyundai: At 110k miles, should I consider having my transmission fluid replaced?
  • 1997 Nissan Pickup: Why have I had to change my timing chain tensioner twice?
  • 2004 Ford F150 FX4: Is cold starting my vehicle hurting my truck?
  • 2023 Hyundai Elantra: Why does my brand new car hesitate to start at times?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2012 Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Tucson, 2017 Hyundai, 1997 Nissan Pickup, 2004 Ford F150 FX4, and the 2023 Hyundai Elantra.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week


Bumper to Bumper helps a listener in Tempe about an issue with her AC.