Does My Car Really Need This Service ~ Serpentine Belt

Published on December 3, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Does My Car Really Need This Service ~ Serpentine Belt
Hey everyone, happy Monday. Before we get rolling I want to thank all of you that entered the contest.  Congratulations are in order for Larry and for Mathew. Larry's name was picked (at random) from the comments. He won the VW car wash kit. Mathew won the Snap-on gift pack. His name, (actually his twitter…
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There Is No Such Thing As A Perfect Mechanic

Published on November 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
There Is No Such Thing As A Perfect Mechanic
Happy Tuesday everyone. I hope that your wallets are recovering from the weekend of shopping. I didn't partake in any Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales. It is just not my thing. Today I want to talk a little about being an auto mechanic. This actually goes far beyond just fixing cars. It applies to…
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Thanksgiving Week at Humble Mechanic

Published on November 19, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Thanksgiving Week at Humble Mechanic
Happy Monday everyone. I hope that you all had a great weekend. This year more than most, Thanksgiving really snuck up on me. I could not figure out why every commercial on the radio was talking about holiday week. Then it hit me that Thanksgiving is THURSDAY! Where the heck did that come from? I…
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What Would You Want Your Mechanic To Do?

Published on November 15, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
What Would You Want Your Mechanic To Do?
Hey everyone. Today I want to tell you a story, then ask the question "If you were a mechanic, how would you handle it". Like so many things, there is somewhat of a grey area when recommending services to customers. Here is the story A customer came in for a 50,000 mile service. It is…
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