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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.

RYOBI Phone Works Inspection Camera Review ~ Video

Published on April 2, 2015 under Video
RYOBI Phone Works Inspection Camera Review ~ Video
Happy Thursday everyone! Today we are looking at the RYOBI Phone Works Inspection Camera. I had really high hopes for this tool. I had been looking for this exact thing for a while. It is what kept me from buying a $400+ inspection camera from Snap-On or Matco. RYOBI has an entire line of tools…
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How VW Keys and Remotes Fail ~ Video

Published on March 31, 2015 under Video
How VW Keys and Remotes Fail ~ Video
Today we are looking at how VW keys fail. Keys become a pretty hot button issue. They don't fail all that much, but when they do it can be a real hassle. I also wrote a blog post years ago talking about the keys and why they cost so much. You can check that out…
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Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight Review ~ Video

Published on March 26, 2015 under Video
Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight Review ~ Video
Happy tool review Thursday everyone. Today we are looking at the Coast A8R Rechargeable Penlight. You guys know how nuts I am about flashlights. So when the folks at Coast Products asked me to review some lights for you, I jumped on it. I spent 3 full days with this light as my main flashlight.…
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How VW C.V. Boots Fails ~ Video

Published on March 24, 2015 under Video
How VW C.V. Boots Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at the failure of C.V. boots. I have replaced a ton of boots over the years. Even a few on my own personal VWs. I might even say they are maintenance. These boots may also be called axle boots Sponsor of the day Today’s show is sponsored by Deutsche Auto Parts.…
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How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video

Published on March 17, 2015 under Video
How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at more failed Volkswagen parts. This is the failure of the TDI Balance Shaft Module. This part came out of a 2005 B5.5 Passat TDI. This is not an extremely common failure, but it can be very expensive to fix. You may also hear this referred to as the Oil Pump…
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Coast HL7 Headlamp Review ~ Video

Published on March 15, 2015 under Video
Coast HL7 Headlamp Review ~ Video
Happy tool review Thursday everyone! Today we look at the Coast HL7 Focusing Headlamp. A headlamp is something that I always thought was kind of weird. I mean it makes sense that it would be handy, but I never jumped on that trolley. The folks at Coast Products sent me this light to check out.…
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How The VW 2.0T FSI Fuel Pump HPFP Fails ~ Video

Published on March 15, 2015 under Video
How The VW 2.0T FSI Fuel Pump HPFP Fails ~ Video
Today we look at how VW 2.0t FSI (BPY engine) fails. This was a really common problem issue a few years ago. Failure of the HPFP, the cam follower, as well as the cam shaft. Sponsor of the day Today’s show is sponsored by Deutsche Auto Parts. They are the VW and Audi parts experts.…
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