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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 ~ TDI High Pressure Fuel Pumps

Published on January 5, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ TDI High Pressure Fuel Pumps
Today we are talking about more failing Volkswagen parts. This is a failed parts video that took a long time to do. We are looking at how the TDI HPFP or High Pressure Fuel Pumps fail. This has been an issue on the common rail TDI for a while. There is more to it than…
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Sonic S10 Toolbox Tour

Published on December 28, 2015 under Video
Sonic S10 Toolbox Tour
Today we are touring the Sonic USA S10 toolbox. This box comes filled with tools designed for a Volkswagen technician. The box is filled with 295 pieces, including wrenches, sockets, ratchets and more. Each drawer is set up with efficiency in mind. The box also has 3 drawers that are empty. This allows for adding…
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Top 5 VW Fails ~ 2.0t TSI Engine

Published on December 22, 2015 under Video
Top 5 VW Fails ~ 2.0t TSI Engine
Today I am back talking about more VW failures. This time we are looking at the top failures of the TSI engine. The VW TSI engine is the redesign of the BPY engine. The BPY had it's fair share of issues. When the TSI came out, we thought VW finally got it right. While the…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ Heater Cores

Published on December 15, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ Heater Cores
It has been a while since the last "How VW Parts Fail" video. But I have an awesome one for you today. This is the time of year we see the most failing heater cores. That makes sense because this is the time of year that most folks start using their heat. There are a…
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SCANGRIP I-VIEW Headlamp ~ REVIEW

Published on December 11, 2015 under Video
SCANGRIP I-VIEW Headlamp ~ REVIEW
As you guys know, I LOVE flashlights. Headlamps have always been one of those tools I love the idea of. Heck even my dentist uses a headlamp. Today we are going to be checking out the I-View Headlamp from SCANGRIP. There are always a lot of things to consider when reviewing a light. But when…
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Coast HP3R Rechargeable Pen Light ~ Review

Published on December 9, 2015 under Video
Coast HP3R Rechargeable Pen Light ~ Review
Today we are checking out the Coast HP3R Rechargeable Focusing Pen Light. As many of you know I am a flashlight snob. Having a good quality light is a vital part of being a mechanic. In addition to that, I carry a flashlight everywhere I go. I asked the folks at Coast if they had…
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