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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 Evap Purge Valve N80 Fails ~ Video

Published on January 27, 2015 under Video
How The VW Evap Purge Valve N80 Fails ~ Video
Today we take a look at more failed VW parts. This is the show where we look at how VW parts work, how they fail, and ways we can diagnose failures. We are looking at the Evap Purge Valve also known as the N80 valve. Something I didn't mention in the video is, the N80…
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What A Day As A Mechanic Looks Like ~Time Lapse Video

Published on January 21, 2015 under Video
What A Day As A Mechanic Looks Like ~Time Lapse Video
Happy Wednesday everyone. Today we have a little mix of the automotive podcast, and Shop Shots. Many of you asked me to do a time lapse video of a day at the shop. So I hooked up the GoPro and gave it a try. I am really looking for your input on this video. Here…
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How VW Coolant Bottles Fail ~ Video

Published on January 20, 2015 under Video
How VW Coolant Bottles Fail ~ Video
Hey everyone! As you all know, Tuesdays are failed VW part day. Today we are looking at failures of Volkswagen coolant bottles. This has been happening since the start of VW having a coolant bottle. Failures of this VW part comes in a few different forms. Luckily this is an easy DIY, and pretty cheap…
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Streamlight Stylus Pro ~ Video Review

Published on January 15, 2015 under Video
Streamlight Stylus Pro ~ Video Review
Happy Thursday everyone. As you know, today is tool review day. We are going to take a look at the Streamlight Stylus Pro flashlight. As you will see in the video review, I really like this little light. I think it is perfect for keeping in a shirt pocket. Join me as we break down…
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How The VW 2.5L Vacuum Pump Fails ~ Video

Published on January 13, 2015 under Video
How The VW 2.5L Vacuum Pump Fails ~ Video
Hey everyone! It is Tuesday, so we are looking at failed VW parts. Today we are diving into the 2.5L vacuum pump leaking oil. Last week we looked at how a 2.0T rear main seal fails. The funny thing is, this vacuum pump leaking is often mistake for a leaking rear main seal. For a…
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Busted Knuckle Garage, Work Bench Mat Review ~ Video

Published on January 8, 2015 under Video
Busted Knuckle Garage, Work Bench Mat Review ~ Video
Hey everyone. Today we are talking about the Busted Knuckle Garage Work Bench Mat. As I mention in the video, this was purchased on a whim. This is a cool mat. If you have never seen anything by Busted Knuckle Garage, they do some neat garage decor type stuff. Some of it is snarky and…
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