The Ins and Outs of brake fluid

Published on July 14, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
A fan asked me if he could do his own brake fluid service.  I responded to him with " sure it's really easy". The more I thought about it, the more I realized that there is actually a lot to servicing brake fluid.  There are lots of tools out there that can help you with…
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Mechanics WORST nightmare

Published on July 8, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
So something happened in the shop this week that is, short of hurting someone, every mechanics biggest fear. A customer brought their 2010 Passat in for its first service.  With only 10,000 miles the car got an oil change, tire rotation and some other minor checks.  The mechanic that performed the service is one of…
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Lets check those brakes

Published on July 4, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Hi everyone, I wanted to talk about checking brakes.  This is something everyone can do, with almost no tools.  The only thing you might need is a flashlight. Before you get started I need to tell you a few things.  This is a basic visual inspection,  just a check.  If you have an issue with…
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Welcome to the site

Published on June 23, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
I wanted to start a blog. I really struggled in the beginning. Trying to figure out what the hell I would write about.  I was basically looking for an angle. After doing some research and listening to some people that really inspired me to start this in the first place, It hit me that's the…
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