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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, Matt Allen of Virginia Auto Service in Phoenix, AZ talks about how to prepare your vehicle for warmer temperatures and taking more frequent drives. Also on this show:

  • Leaks, tires, and other things to check before driving your vehicle that may have been driven less for the past few months.
  • Are 7,500 mile oil change increments reccomended for any vehicles? Should you always follow the manufacturer's suggestion?
  • When should you use a full synthetic oil and which type is correct for your vehicle?
  • 1996 Toyota Camry: My car has had transmission fluid added but has never been serviced. At 160k miles, would you recommend this?
  • 1999 Ford Motorhome: How frequently should I change the spark plugs in this engine?
  • 1994 Jeep Wrangler: Is there a specific gear oil you recommend?
  • 2015 Nissan Altima: What would cause a musty smell coming from my AC?
  • 2017 Subaru BRZ: How concerned should I be with carbon buildup in my engine? Is there any proactive maintenance I should be having done?

Cars talked about on this show are the 1996 Toyota Camry, 1999 Ford Motorhome, 1994 Jeep Wrangler, 2015 Nissan Altima, and the 2017 Subaru BRZ.


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