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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.

Where Is The Dealership Rant?

Published on May 19, 2017 under Video
Where Is The Dealership Rant?
Are you wondering where the dealership ran is? Now that I have been away from the dealership for about a month, I am starting to develop the new normal for life. That means getting the process and schedule down. It means finding the times of day that I really can be the most productive. Let's just…
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Why My Turn Signals Don’t Work ~ Diagnosis

Published on May 17, 2017 under Video
Why My Turn Signals Don’t Work ~ Diagnosis
After driving around with no turn signals for an embarrassing amount of time, I finally had a chance to diagnose why my turn signals were not working. They failed in a different way. Often when a turn signal doesn't work right, the turn signal bulb flashes fast. This was not the case in my car.…
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Could YOU Build a 2500MPG Car?

Published on May 13, 2017 under Video
Could YOU Build a 2500MPG Car?
You may think getting an insane miles per gallon is just a dream, think again. While getting 2500 MPG in a big SUV may not be possible getting 2500+ mpg in a prototype car is possible. I had the chance to attend the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas and see this first hand. The Eco-Marathon is an…
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How To Reboot Your Car ~ Battery VooDoo

Published on May 12, 2017 under Video
How To Reboot Your Car ~ Battery VooDoo
Modern cars are basically rolling computer storage. As with all computers, vehicle computers get fussy from time to time. A computer acting fussy can lead to strange electrical problems in our cars. One easy way to reset the entire car system is to perform battery voodoo. In the VW repair world this is also called a Cap…
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Real Tool Box Tour ~ Humble Mechanic

Published on May 4, 2017 under Video
Real Tool Box Tour ~ Humble Mechanic
This tool box tour is a video you guys have been asking more about for a long time. As you know tool box organization is vital to a professional mechanic. To be successful, we have to work both smart and hard. Professional mechanics set their toolbox up in a way that promotes efficiency and cleanliness. Today…
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How to Check and Replace Cabin Air Filters

Published on April 19, 2017 under Video
How to Check and Replace Cabin Air Filters
Have you ever been hit in the face with a dirty gym sock? Thankfully I have not. But I have experienced the sensation of a dirty cabin air filter. I was driving a loaner car to training when I turned on the car's air-conditioning and got a face full of stink. That stink was coming from a dirty…
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How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box

Published on April 18, 2017 under Humble Mechanic
How Real Mechanics Organize The Tool Box
Tool box organization is vital to a professional mechanic. To be successful, we have to work both smart and hard. Professional mechanics set their toolbox up in a way that promotes efficiency and cleanliness. Today I take you on a tour of my yellow box. You know, the one with all the stickers you have seen…
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