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Welcome to the Humble Mechanic Video Podcast. This is the show were we talk about many areas of the automotive industry. Everything from being an auto tech, buying tools, earning money, talking to customers, and more. If you are not a mechanic, tune in to learn the ins and outs of the industry. It can help you find a good tech, and help avoid getting ripped off.

How To Replace Headlight Wiring

Published on June 28, 2017 under Video
How To Replace Headlight Wiring
When we found the headlight wiring issue on my Passat, I was not surprised. VW has had the reputation for wiring issues and electrical problems for many years. In this video I show you have to remove a Passat headlight, and replace the wiring harness for the bulbs. You can also use this video as…
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The Best Father’s Day Gifts For Dad 2017

Published on June 12, 2017 under Video
The Best Father’s Day Gifts For Dad 2017
Father's Day 2017 is your chance to crush it with a gift. While plenty of dads would love another tie for Father's Day, there are some of us that wouldn't.┬áThis year get dear old dad something awesome for Father's Day. I have put together some of the best Father's Day gifts. The links below will…
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How To Paint Your Engine

Published on June 1, 2017 under Video
How To Paint Your Engine
There are tons of ways to paint an engine. Today I will show you step by step on how to paint your engine, or any parts of your engine. We will be using POR15 engine paint kit. This kit comes with everything you need to get the engine properly and permanently painted as well as…
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Blue-Point HCP9 Hose Clamp Pliers ~ Review

Published on May 26, 2017 under Video
Blue-Point HCP9 Hose Clamp Pliers ~ Review
After a long break from tool reviews, I am back in action. These are the Blue-Point HCP9 Heater Hose Clamp Pliers. I have been through many pairs of hose clamp pliers over the years. Most of them are average. These heater hose pliers are the best I have found. I know that spring clamps, or…
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Where Is The Dealership Rant?

Published on May 19, 2017 under Video
Where Is The Dealership Rant?
Are you wondering where the dealership ran is? Now that I have been away from the dealership for about a month, I am starting to develop the new normal for life.┬áThat means getting the process and schedule down. It means finding the times of day that I really can be the most productive. Let's just…
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Why My Turn Signals Don’t Work ~ Diagnosis

Published on May 17, 2017 under Video
Why My Turn Signals Don’t Work ~ Diagnosis
After driving around with no turn signals for an embarrassing amount of time, I finally had a chance to diagnose why my turn signals were not working. They failed in a different way. Often when a turn signal doesn't work right, the turn signal bulb flashes fast. This was not the case in my car.…
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Could YOU Build a 2500MPG Car?

Published on May 13, 2017 under Video
Could YOU Build a 2500MPG Car?
You may think getting an insane miles per gallon is just a dream, think again. While getting 2500 MPG in a big SUV may not be possible getting 2500+ mpg in a prototype car is possible. I had the chance to attend the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas and see this first hand. The Eco-Marathon is an…
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