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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 talks about the parts of your vehicle that most rely on routine maintenance and repairs. Also on this show:

  • What types of damage can occur if you’re using incorrect fluids?
  • Is your car over-serviced or under-served?
  • How motor oil has evolved throughout the modern era.
  • Why car dealerships don’t always stock the best oil for your vehicle.
  • The importance of a quality Interstate Battery.
  • Information about the Good Guys Car Show at WestWorld next weekend.
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra: At 130k Miles, would you recommend that I continue to use synthetic oil?
  • 2001 Honda Odyssey: I’ve recently noticed some transmission issues with my car, especially during warmer temperatures. Have you seen this problem before with my vehicle specifically?
  • 2004 Ford F150: Do you have any recommendations for my truck in regards to proactive maintenance?
  • 1974 Datsun: What type of oil and battery would you recommend for a vehicle of this age?
  • 2004 Acura TL: I’ve always used conventional oil in my vehicle. Would you recommend that I switch now that I’m over 100k miles?
  • 2004 Chevrolet Silverado: Our truck is giving us a coolant sensor code. Are there any products you would recommend to keep this problem at bay?
  • 2007 Toyota Highlander: Where is the most common place to have a bad connection from my battery?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2016 Hyundai Elantra, 2001 Honda Odyssey, 2004 Ford F150, 1974 Datsun, 2004 Acura TL, 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, and the 2007 Toyota Highlander.