How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Fuel Pump Modules

Published on August 25, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Fuel Pump Modules
Today I am back to chat about more failed Volkswagen parts. We are looking at how the fuel pump control module fails on 2.0t engines. This module is on 2.0t gas engines from 2006 until now. There may be other engines that have this, or a similar module, installed. They will basically all fail in…
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Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 92

Published on August 24, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 92
Today on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your automotive questions. If you would like to get a question on a show like this, follow this format. Email me, Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com and put "question for Charles" in the subject. This is the best way to get your car question answered. If there are topics you want…
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Why I Teach People About Cars ~ Podcast Episode 91

Published on August 21, 2015 under Podcast
Why I Teach People About Cars ~ Podcast Episode 91
Today's show comes on the heals of a comment on Instagram. I posted about the DIY Oil Change video I had done. Someone asked me the following question. "I get that being famous is cool, but why would you teach people to do what makes you money? Are they paying for the knowledge?" Let me…
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Do Mechanics Hate Vehicle Recalls? ~ Podcast Episode 90

Published on August 19, 2015 under Podcast
Do Mechanics Hate Vehicle Recalls? ~ Podcast Episode 90
Before we look at vehicle recalls being good or bad, we need to understand what exactly makes a recall. This is information straight from Volkswagen defining what a recall is. Remedies defects relating to motor vehicle safety or emissions, and non-compliances with motor vehicle safety standards and emissions standards. Also customers are notified of the…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors

Published on August 18, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors
Today I am back to talk about more failing VW parts. We are looking at one of the most broken connectors I see, ignition coil connectors. More spesifically 2.0t ignition coil connectors.┬áIt may seem like a very simple failure, but connectors have a lot more going on than you may think. This was a really…
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How To Change Your Car’s Engine Oil ~ Video

Published on August 17, 2015 under Video
How To Change Your Car’s Engine Oil ~ Video
It may shock some folks, but I too must change the oil in my car. Yes even auto mechanics have to maintain their car. So today I will be giving you some awesome and very important tips on changing the oil in your car. We will be using my 2005 Volkswagen Passat 1.8t to learn…
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