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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.

Modifying My 2015 VW Tiguan ~ Video

Published on June 16, 2015 under Video
Modifying My 2015 VW Tiguan ~ Video
Hey everyone. Normally we do failed parts video on Tuesdays. But I am really excited about my wife's new Tiguan. So today I chat a little about some of the modifications that I have planned. I also show you how to set up the windows to raise and lower them with the remotes. Sponsor Of…
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How VW Water Pumps Fail ~ Video

Published on June 10, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
How VW Water Pumps Fail ~ Video
Hey everyone. Today we are looking at more Failed Volkswagen Parts. This video is about how VW water pumps fail. We are specifically talking about the water pumps driven by a timing belt. I have done a video about how the CCTA water pumps fail, if you want to check that out. The timing belt…
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BlueDriver OBD Scanner ~ Demo and Review Video

Published on June 4, 2015 under Video
BlueDriver OBD Scanner ~ Demo and Review Video
It has been a few weeks since my last tool review. But we are back strong with the BlueDriver OBD Scanner. The folks at Lemur Vehicle Monitors reached out to me and asked if I would check out their OBD scanner. The funny thing is, I had the app on my phone before they emailed me. I…
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How VW Coolant Temperature Sensors Fail ~ Video

Published on June 2, 2015 under Video
How VW Coolant Temperature Sensors Fail ~ Video
Hey everybody, today we are back with another round of failed VW parts! This time we are breaking down the engine coolant temperature sensor, or ECT. You may also see this part referred to as a C.T.S. (coolant temperature sensor). I have put so many ECTs on VWs that it's crazy. I really enjoyed doing…
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Southern Wörthersee SOWO 2015 Recap

Published on May 18, 2015 under Video
Southern Wörthersee SOWO 2015 Recap
Hey everyone! Today's show is not really a podcast show, but a recap of Sowo 2015. For those of you that may not know, Sowo or Southern Worthersee is a big time European car show in Helen, Ga.  If you are looking to see Sowo burnouts or any of that type of thing, click the back button.…
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How VW Serpentine Belt Tensioners Fail ~ Video

Published on May 12, 2015 under Video
How VW Serpentine Belt Tensioners Fail ~ Video
Next up in our Failed VW Parts series we are looking at the serpentine belt tensioner. We are not looking at the failure of one specific serpentine belt tensioner. This applies to all belt tensioners, even on non-VW cars. This type of failure can be anything from somewhat annoying to leaving you stranded, and even…
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