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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 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‚Äôs show is sponsored by Deutsche Auto Parts. They are the VW and Audi parts experts.…
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VCDS or Vag-Com Review and Demo ~ Video

Published on February 26, 2015 under Video
VCDS or Vag-Com Review and Demo ~ Video
Happy Thursday everyone! Today we are talking about one of the best investments that you can make if you are working on a Volkswagen or Audi. That is VCDS or Vag Com Diagnostic Software. I refer to it as Vag-Com. I purchased Vag-Com years and years ago. I would say that I use it almost…
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How VW Ignition Switches Fail ~ Video

Published on February 25, 2015 under Video
How VW Ignition Switches Fail ~ Video
Hey Everyone. Normally these failure videos come out on Tuesday. I had some audio issues so we are a little bit behind. Oddly enough I had ordered some new audio gear on Sunday. Gotta love that timing. :) Today are are looking at how Volkswagen ignition switches fail. These switches have been failing forever. We…
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OTC 4722 CV Boot Clamp Installer Review ~ Video

Published on February 19, 2015 under Video
OTC 4722 CV Boot Clamp Installer Review ~ Video
It's Thursday, so it's time for another tool review. Today we are looking at a different tool to clamp CV boot clamps. This OTC 4722 or "Stinger" is a great addition to the tool box. I picked this up after a recommendation from a coworker. He found a work around for those pain in butt…
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Kobalt 20V Impact Review ~ Video

Published on February 12, 2015 under Video
Kobalt 20V Impact Review ~ Video
Hey everyone. I picked up this impact wrench, which I call a gun, a while ago. This is a pretty nice impact. While I don't think that it will replace my air gun, it does have some really great features. You can pick this up at your local Lowe's Hardware, or buy it online. I…
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How The VW Clock Spring Fails ~ Video

Published on February 10, 2015 under Video
How The VW Clock Spring Fails ~ Video
Happy Tuesday everyone. Today we are taking a look at how VW clock springs fail. I actually did a video a LONG time ago about how clock springs work. Today, we take a deeper look at the failure of this part. The clock spring is the key to connecting the electronics in the steering wheel…
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