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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Buying the right engine oil can be confusing. But it’s actually very simple. Using the information listed on the engine oil bottle, and your owners manual, you never have to worry about getting the wrong engine oil for your car or truck. Reading the engine oil bottle can be tricky. Here are the simple facts! […]

CrewMembership Sale! Join up as a CrewMember for just $40 reoccurring! You get a ton of amazing discounts, exclusive content, and the VW/Audi training manuals I build for my classes. Use the code “humble” and join the CrewMembers! Sale ends 9/22/2018   Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, […]

How to Check and Replace Rear Wheel Bearing ~ VW MK5 GTI

How to check for wheel bearing noise, how to replace a MK5 Gti rear wheel bearing. In this video I will show you how to replace a rear wheel bearing on a MK5 GTI. This is the same process for B6 Passat, and many other rear VW wheel bearingsThanks to FCP EURO and Meyle for […]

Today I will be taking your car related questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic’s tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com. Be sure to put the phrase “Question for Charles” in the subject. That is the best so you can […]

Starting out as a mechanic can be hard. Buying mechanic tools, learning flat rate, dealing with management, warranty work, ASE testing, and more. There are so many things to learn when you are just starting out as a mechanic. Today I team up with UTI and shine some light on the struggles and help ease […]

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