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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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Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 89

Published on August 17, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 89
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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Water Pump Recall MK6 GTI ~ Podcast Episode 88

Published on August 14, 2015 under Podcast
Water Pump Recall MK6 GTI ~ Podcast Episode 88
Today we are looking at the Volkswagen GTI Recall for leaking water pumps. This recall applies to 2011-2014 VW 2.0t GTIs. At this time there is no recall on other 2.0t VW models. VW has issued a service action aka recall on the MK6 GTI. The issue they are having is the water pump can…
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Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 86

Published on August 10, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 86
Happy Monday everyone. Today I am answering your automotive questions. I will also tell you that a few parts of this video have odd audio. It sounds like some electrical interference. It may be because I had 2 VWs in the garage today. :) ┬áIt is pretty subtle, but I wanted to give you a…
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What Is Engine Coolant ~ Podcast Episode 85

Published on August 7, 2015 under Podcast
What Is Engine Coolant ~ Podcast Episode 85
On this episode we are talking engine coolant. Coolant in your car's engine is extremely important. Failure of the coolant or parts of the cooling system can result in catastrophic engine failure. Today I am joined by Mark Malone from CRP Automotive. We are going to give you the truth about engine coolant, or if…
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