My name is Charles. I am a Volkswagen technician, and have been a mechanic, a grease monkey, and a car enthusiast for many years. I started this site mainly to connect with my customers in a way that I can’t in the shop. However, it’s my hope it can also serves as a community forum to share information, impart a little wisdom, and have a little fun. Let’s get started.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]