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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 brake jobs, rotors, pads, and reputable brake repair shops. Also on this show:

  • The difference in the prices of brake jobs.
  • Lance from Centric Brakes discusses his company and their products.
  • Common differences between brake rotors.
  • How quality and production differences make better brake pads.
  • More info about the Virginia Auto Open House/ Remote Radio Broadcast on March 28th.
  • 2000 Chevrolet 1500: This truck runs on natural gas. Is there a shop you would recommend to service my vehicle?
  • 2012 Honda Accord: Would you recommend going to a brake repair shop chain?
  • 2001 Ford Escape, 2003 Ford Expedition: How often should I need to change my oil drain plugs?
  • 2005 GMC: My blower motor only works on setting 4/4. How should I be troubleshooting this?
  • 2005 Ford Taurus: Is it worth the expense to go to DOT 5 brake fluid?
  • 1990 Cadillac Seville: My car is getting poor gas mileage and floods quite a bit. I’ve replaced a few components- Is there a specialist you would recommend to look into this?
  • 1994 Dodge Dakota: Can I replace my brakes one wheel at a time?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2000 Chevrolet 1500, 2012 Honda Accord, 2001 Ford Escape, 2003 Ford Expedition, 2005 GMC, 2005 Ford Taurus, 1990 Cadillac Seville, 1994 Dodge Dakota.

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week


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