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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 identifying the noises your car is making and how to describe the problem to your auto technician. Special guest is Dave Denman from Dave’s Car Care in Peoria.  Also on this show:

  • Always have your car checked by your auto technician before heading out on a road trip
  • Double check all fluids, battery and tires before taking your vacation
  • 2009 Suzuki XL7: Every time I get out of my car, I get a shock when I touch any part of metal on the car. Why is this happening and how do I fix it?
  • 2001 Ford Expedition: During the summer months, the vehicle lacks power. Is this a converter problem?
  • 2008 Kia Rio: When I fill the gas tank to the top and start the car it shuts off right away and I’m not sure what’s wrong
  • 1999 Ford Expedition: I’m having some issue with getting the vehicle into gear. Would that be an internal transmission issue?
  • 2002 Honda Accord: The odometer doesn’t light up so I’m not sure how to fix this
  • 1999 Lexus GS300 77,000 miles: I’m not sure what auto services I should be getting on a regular basis other than oil changes
  • 2000 Toyota Forerunner: I’m having a problem with shifting in and out of 4 wheel drive
  • 2007 Toyota Tundra: Why does my key stick on occasion and doesn’t move either right or left when I try to start the vehicle?

Cars talked about on this show are 2009 Suzuki XL7, 2001 Ford Expedition, 2008 Kia Rio, 1999 Ford Expedition, 2002 Honda Accord, 1999 Lexus GS300, 2000 Toyota Forerunner, 2007 Toyota Tundra.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week


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