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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 right ways to ensure any issue with your car is properly diagnosed. Also on this show:

  • How a shop can try to duplicate the symptoms you’re noticing with your car.
  • Can you test a code reader at Auto Zone?
  • Why paying for a proper diagnostic will save you money in the long run.
  • How batteries can contribute to intermittent issues with your vehicle.
  • 2005 Toyota Sienna: While accelerating, I’m noticing a knock in my engine. What could be causing this?
  • 2005 Toyota Tacoma: When I back out of my driveway, my truck has a difficult time shifting out of reverse. Is this a clutch issue?
  • 1995 Gulfstream: I’m considering purchasing this mobile home - Do you have any advice or experience with these vehicles?
  • 1987 Oldsmobile Grand Marquis: There is a vibration in my car while accelerating from a stop. Is this an issue with my fuel line?
  • 1998 Chevrolet Pickup: My truck is losing coolant, but I haven’t noticed any leaks. What else could be causing this?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2005 Toyota Sienna, 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 1995 Gulfstream, 1987 Oldsmobile Grand Marquis, and the 1998 Chevrolet Pickup.