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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.

Do You Know NASCAR and Engine Oil?

Published on March 27, 2016 under Video
Do You Know NASCAR and Engine Oil?
It turns out there is more to NASCAR than just making a car go left. Today we are talking some really interesting things about NASCAR from a former crew member and NASCAR expert. We are also going to learn about how important a sponsor like Pennzoil is to a NASCAR team. Pennzoil engine oil on…
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NOCO Genius Boost HD GB70 Jump Starter ~ Review

Published on March 16, 2016 under Video
NOCO Genius Boost HD GB70 Jump Starter ~ Review
Today we are going to be check out the NOCO GB70 Genius Booster. This is a small booster pack to help jump start cars. I have used several jump packs to jump start cars. This is quite a bit different than a standard jump box. It can also do more than a plan jump box…
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Top 5 Failures of the Volkswagen Touareg

Published on March 3, 2016 under Video
Top 5 Failures of the Volkswagen Touareg
The VW Touareg and I have spent many many hours together. Some of that time was great, other times were a real struggle. I really learned how to be a technician because of the Touareg and all the problems that it had. There are many reasons that the VW Touareg was such a nightmare for customers…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t BPY Thermostat

Published on February 19, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t BPY Thermostat
Hey everyone, today we are back to talk about more failing VW parts. The failing VW part was are looking at today is the thermostat on 2.0t FSI engine. This is the engine code BPY found in 2006-2008 Volkswagens. This is a failure that can cause a number of issues from overheating to a check engine…
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Making And Modifying Custom Tools

Published on February 17, 2016 under Video
Making And Modifying Custom Tools
At some point every mechanic, will need a custom tool. Whether you are a master technician or an automotive DIYer the perfect tool does not always exist. So we have to either make a tool, or modify an existing tool to fix our car repair needs. Maybe the tool we need is just too expensive.…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts

Published on January 27, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts
You guys wanted more TDI content, you got it! Today we are back talking about more failing VW parts. This time we are looking at the camshaft failures on the 1.9 and 2.0 Pumpe Duse engines. This engine was in the Mk4 platform and the B5.5 platform. Failures were much more common on the 1.9l, but…
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