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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.

Valve Cover and Valve Cover Gasket Replacement ~ MK5 GTI

Published on October 12, 2018 under Video
Valve Cover and Valve Cover Gasket Replacement ~ MK5 GTI
Leaking valve covers, and valve cover gaskets are common. In this video I will show you step by step how to replace a valve cover gasket, or a valve cover. We will also cover the valve cover breather, or PCV valve built into this valve cover. Valve cover failure is common on the VW BPY…
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5 Tips of Starting an Automotive Repair Shop ~ Featuring Bogi

Published on October 12, 2018 under Video
5 Tips of Starting an Automotive Repair Shop ~ Featuring Bogi
Want to start a repair shop? Moving from being a technician to a shop owner? What do you need to know before starting your own shop? Today Bogi from All Girls Garage joins me with 5 tips to starting your own automotive repair shop. This is something many of us technicians consider at some point…
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How to Check and Replace Rear Wheel Bearing ~ VW MK5 GTI

Published on September 12, 2018 under Video

How to check for wheel bearing noise, how to replace a MK5 Gti rear wheel bearing. In this video I will show you how to replace a rear wheel bearing on a MK5 GTI. This is the same process for B6 Passat, and many other rear VW wheel bearingsThanks to FCP EURO and Meyle for…
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How To Check and Replace a Door Latch MK5 GTI

Published on June 6, 2018 under Video
How To Check and Replace a Door Latch MK5 GTI
How To Check and Replace a Door latch is a very common vw repair. This can be due to a sticking door, stuck door, a door that will not open, or a door that will not lock or unlock. There are also some checks you should do before replacing the door latch. Big time thanks…
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How Not To Buy A VW Project Car

Published on May 16, 2018 under Video
How Not To Buy A VW Project Car
How Not To Buy A VW Project Car. Today we kick off the MK5 GTI project. This will be a ton of videos showing you how to fix many problems with the FSI engine, MK5 platform, and car repair in general. Today we cover everything wrong with the MK5 GTI, and give a sneak peak…
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