How to Check and Replace Cabin Air Filters

Published on April 19, 2017 under Video
How to Check and Replace Cabin Air Filters
Have you ever been hit in the face with a dirty gym sock? Thankfully I have not. But I have experienced the sensation of a dirty cabin air filter. I was driving a loaner car to training when I turned on the car's air-conditioning and got a face full of stink. That stink was coming from a dirty…
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How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box

Published on April 18, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box
Tool box organization is vital to a professional mechanic. To be successful, we have to work both smart and hard. Professional mechanics set their toolbox up in a way that promotes efficiency and cleanliness. Today I take you on a tour of my yellow box. You know, the one with all the stickers you have seen…
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Can You Trust a Cars Warning Lights?

Published on April 6, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
Can You Trust a Cars Warning Lights?
Modern cars are filled with warning light that come on. These car warning lights alert us to issues with our engine, low tire pressure, cooling system issues, engine oil problems and more. If we see the check engine light come on can we really trust that is should be on? This all comes about from an experiment…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 189

Published on April 3, 2017 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 189
Today I will be taking viewer automotive questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, and anything car related. To ask 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 so you can avoid…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 188

Published on March 27, 2017 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 188
Today I will be taking your automotive questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, and anything car related. To ask 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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How To Buy The Right Engine Oil

Published on March 25, 2017 under Video
How To Buy The Right Engine Oil
It seems like buying engine oil can be a confusing process. Even if you take your car in to a shop for this service, they may have a ton of choices in engine oil. Today I am joined by Steffen from Liquimoly. I had the chance to meet Steffen at the AAPEX show 2016. His demo…
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Recap of the VW Atlas Tech Training

Published on March 13, 2017 under Video
Recap of the VW Atlas Tech Training
The last week I spent a few days learning about the new VW Atlas 3 row SUV. There is some new cool stuff, and some stuff I don't love. I will be doing a drive event soon, and will post another video. This is the first VW new product class I have been to since…
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