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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 role that the catalytic converter plays in your car and what can cause one to fail. Also on this show:

  • When catalytic converters starting being used in vehicles.
  • What materials are commonly used in catalytic converters?
  • Why the cost of a catalytic converter is generally high.
  • Sensors that relate to your catalytic converter and why your check engine light may be on.
  • How long a catalytic converter should last.
  • Information about the Good Guys Car Show.
  • 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt: My car is intermittently shifting very hard while accelerating. What should I do next?
  • 2016 Toyota Corolla: I’d like to see a little more performance out of my car. What can I do that won’t void the warranty?
  • 2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor: Is it possible to have multiple catalytic converters?
  • 2009 Honda Pilot: What can you tell me about a “check emissions” light?
  • 1965 Ford Galaxy: Where can I find parts for my vehicle?
  • Chevrolet Cavalier: I’ve noticed a clunking sound from the rear passenger side of my car. I’ve already had the motor mounts replaced – what else could be causing this?
  • 2011 Ford F150: There is a knocking sound coming from my truck. How can I find the source?

Cars talked about on this show are the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2016 Toyota Corolla, 2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor, 2009 Honda Pilot, Chevrolet Cavalier, and the 2011 Ford F150.