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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 some problems with your relatively new car you may encounter. Also on this show:

  • Information about the Summer of Love fundraiser benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
  • Less common issues you may run into with your brand new car.
  • Why you should take your car into the shop every 5k miles and what services you should consider each time.
  • How Interstate Batteries can help the life and health of your vehicle.
  • 2015 Nissan Altima: I’ve noticed a lot of creaking coming from my front end while driving over speed bumps. My mileage is low - what could be causing this?
  • 2008 Scion: My tire pressure light has been blinking intermittently. I have brand new tires – is this a valve issue?
  • 2012 Ford Fusion: Is there any preventative maintenance you would recommend for my car at 125k miles?
  • 2000 Chevrolet Silverado: We are about to replace the muffler on this car. Is there a certain part you would recommend for better gas mileage?
  • 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer: My check engine light has come on while towing my camper. What do you think the code might be?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2015 Nissan Altima, 2008 Scion, 2012 Ford Fusion, 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer