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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 VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors

Published on August 18, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors
Today I am back to talk about more failing VW parts. We are looking at one of the most broken connectors I see, ignition coil connectors. More spesifically 2.0t ignition coil connectors. It may seem like a very simple failure, but connectors have a lot more going on than you may think. This was a really…
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How To Change Your Car’s Engine Oil ~ Video

Published on August 17, 2015 under Video
How To Change Your Car’s Engine Oil ~ Video
It may shock some folks, but I too must change the oil in my car. Yes even auto mechanics have to maintain their car. So today I will be giving you some awesome and very important tips on changing the oil in your car. We will be using my 2005 Volkswagen Passat 1.8t to learn…
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How The 2.0T Diverter Valve Fails ~ Video

Published on August 11, 2015 under Video
How The 2.0T Diverter Valve Fails ~ Video
This is the 30th video in our "How VW Parts Fail" series. This is also a failing part that I get asked about all the time. We are looking at the failure of Volkswagen Diverter Valves. This part may also be called "Turbo Recirculation Valve", "Turbo Cut-Off Valve" or even "Blow Off Valve". We will also talk…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ In Tank Fuel Pumps

Published on August 4, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ In Tank Fuel Pumps
We are back talking about how Volkswagen parts fail. This is video 29 of examining how Volkswagen parts fail. I take the really commonly failing parts, break them open and show you what happens. I also want to mention that you should not be scared off of owning or buying a VW. Anyone could do…
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Westling Machine Aluminum Socket Tray Review ~ Video

Published on July 30, 2015 under Video
Westling Machine Aluminum Socket Tray Review ~ Video
Today I will be reviewing the 1/4" drive socket tray from WestlingMachine.com . I have been looking for a good quality socket holder for years. Sadly most of the socket holders are plastic and do not seem to hold up well. At least with the abuse that I put them though. I use my 1/4"…
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How VW A/C Compressors Fail ~ Video

Published on July 28, 2015 under Video
How VW A/C Compressors Fail ~ Video
Today we are back with more failed VW parts. We are right in the middle of a pretty hot summer. With a hot summer comes failing Air Conditioning. One of the most common things we are seeing fail is A/C compressors. We are doing several a week. The most common seem to be on 2.0t…
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Touring The New Shop and Studio ~ Video

Published on July 27, 2015 under Video
Touring The New Shop and Studio ~ Video
I AM BACK!! Happy Monday everyone. I am super pumped to be back. I hated putting the show on hold for so long. It was really the only way I could get all the work on the new studio done. I really am having a hard time explaining how much I love this new setup.…
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