Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 129

Published on February 8, 2016 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 129
Today I will be taking your automotive questions. If you have a question about a car, car repair, DIYs on your car, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, or anything car related, ask it up. Check engine lights, P0106 fault diagnosis, brake flush vs brake bleed, DSG power ratings, timing a VW 2.8 engine and more. If you have…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 128

Published on February 8, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 128
Today on the Automotive Podcast, I will be taking your car related questions. The “Viewer Automotive Question” shows are done every Monday. If you have a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com.  Be sure to put the phrase “Question for Charles” in the subject. That is the best way to avoid…
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The State of The Shop 9 ~ Podcast Episode127

Published on February 8, 2016 under Podcast
The State of The Shop 9 ~ Podcast Episode127
The State of The Shop shows are when we recap the current things going on in my VW dealership service department. This is the ninth time doing this show. We talk about things like current recalls, common failing VW parts, common VW problems, and what is coming up in the Volkswagen world. Sponsor of the…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts

Published on January 27, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts
You guys wanted more TDI content, you got it! Today we are back talking about more failing VW parts. This time we are looking at the camshaft failures on the 1.9 and 2.0 Pumpe Duse engines. This engine was in the Mk4 platform and the B5.5 platform. Failures were much more common on the 1.9l, but…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 126

Published on January 25, 2016 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 126
Today on the Automotive Podcast, I will be taking your car related questions. The "Viewer Automotive Question" shows are done every Monday. If you have a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com.  Be sure to put the phrase "Question for Charles" in the subject. That is the best way to avoid…
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What Is Vehicle Bulb Monitoring ~ Video

Published on January 23, 2016 under Video
What Is Vehicle Bulb Monitoring ~ Video
Today I am joined by Paul from ShopDAP.com. We are talking about bulb monitoring. This is not a new technology for cars. Even back in 2004 the VW Touareg had a system that would alert the driver when a bulb was out. But this feature is not reserved for high end cars today. I would…
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Volkswagen Check Engine Light Diagnosis

Published on January 20, 2016 under Video
Volkswagen Check Engine Light Diagnosis
At some point in most VW owners life they will get a check engine light. For about the 4th time in my Passat's life, the check engine light came on. I would say that is pretty good for over 140,000 miles. The check engine light can come on for a ton of different reasons. Today…
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