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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 buying extended warranties on cars. Is it worth the money you spend buying an extended warranty for your car? Also on this show:

  • Make sure you have an exclusion warranty, where they spell out what is covered and what is not.
  • 1999 Toyota Corolla. Check engine light is on.
  • 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe with 106,000 miles. Air conditioning and heater works on passenger side, but not on driver's side.
  • 1993 Pontiac Bonneville with 125,000 miles. Recently at stoplight, pushed the gas and wheels spun like they were on ice.
  • 1998 Ford Contour with 115,000 miles. Car has four different tires on the car. Vibrates after getting to 60 mile per hour.
  • 2003 Grand Cherokee. Check engine light is on with a P1763 code. Governor pressure sensor voltage too high.
  • 2008 Ford F150. Bank will sell an extended warranty for $2026. Is it worth it?
  • 2006 Nissan Murano with 127,000 miles. I have replaced oil seal several times, but it still leaks.
  • 2004 Pontiac Grand Am. Car stalls as I am driving.

Cars talked about on this show are the 1999 Toyota Corolla, 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe, 1993 Pontiac Bonneville, 1998 Ford Contour, 2003 Grand Cherokee, 2008 Ford F150, 2006 Nissan Murano, 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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