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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 tips and advice you should consider before taking your car on a trip. Also on this show:

  • The importance of routine maintenance.
  • Why you should change your oil before taking a road trip.
  • How to monitor your tires prior to and during a long drive.
  • When you should begin prepping your vehicle for a road trip.
  • 2000 Dodge Durango: My truck has a transmission issue in the heat. Any idea what could be causing this?
  • 1979 Ford F150: Is there somewhere local who you would recommend to replace my fuel tank?
  • 2005 Buick Rendezvous: After a trip to San Diego, my car began to overheat past 60 mph. After having it looked at, everything seems to check out. How can I resolve this issue?
  • 1997 Dodge Ram: My truck begins to fishtail past 40 mph. I’ve replaced plenty of parts and had several alignments as well. Where should I go from here?
  • 1999 Dodge Dakota: I’ve noticed a clicking sound when shifting into gear. Is this something to be concerned about?
  • 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe: My brake & ABS lights are coming on intermittently. Do you think my truck is still safe to drive?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2000 Dodge Durango, 1979 Ford F150, 2005 Buick Rendezvous, 1997 Dodge Ram, 1999 Dodge Dakota, and the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe