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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 talks about leaks in your vehicle and which are most important or not so important to fix. Betsy Bennett also comes on the show to give out information on the upcoming Good Guys Car Show. Also on this show:

  • Tips on how to identify which type of fluid you are leaking.
  • The importance of auto shops knowing how their customer uses their vehicle.
  • What are some common and uncommon leaks?
  • 2001 Hyundai Elantra: My airbag light is coming on, can I just disconnect the light?
  • 2014 Ford Truck: What are your thoughts on synthetic oil? Advantages? Disadvantages?
  • 2006 PT Cruiser: While I’m idling, the car begins to shake. However when I turn off the AC I don’t notice anything. What is causing this?
  • 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe: Having issues with stalling even after replacing the fuel pump. Could this possibly be a problem with the computer?
  • 2002 Honda Civic: I’m trying to fix the suspension in my girlfriend’s car. What is the most affordable way to get this done? Is this something I can do myself?
  • 2008 Scion XB: This car typically sits most of the time. Would it benefit the car to start it every week or so?
  • 1996 Toyota 4Runner: I recently rebuilt my motor. Even with several new parts I’m experiencing a loss in gas mileage. What could be causing this?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2001 Hyundai Elantra, 2014 Ford Truck, 2006 PT Cruiser, 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2002 Honda Civic, 2008 Scion XB, and the 1996 Toyota 4Runner.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

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