Humble Mechanic Podcast

This is the audio version of the Humble Mechanic podcast. You can listen to this podcast through your favorite media player.

What To Do When The Shop Is Slow ~ Audio Podcast Episode 12

Published on September 21, 2017
What To Do When The Shop Is Slow ~ Audio Podcast Episode 12
Working in a slow shop is not ideal. Well, let's be honest, it sucks! That is a direct impact to your paycheck. Slow times in an auto repair shop are almost a given. I wanted to try and help you figure out how to make that slow time count. You might not be directly getting…
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How A.S.E Tests are Made ~ Audio Podcast Episode 11

Published on September 20, 2017
How A.S.E Tests are Made ~ Audio Podcast Episode 11
Have you ever wondered how A.S.E. tests are written? On today’s automotive podcast, are looking at how A.S.E tests are born. For those of you that may not know, ASE is the industry standard in testing automotive techs, as well as many other parts of the auto industry. While I personally have mixed views on…
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Prepping Your Car For A Road Trip ~ Audio Podcast Episode 10

Published on September 19, 2017
Prepping Your Car For A Road Trip ~ Audio Podcast Episode 10
If you are getting ready to hit the road for a road trip, you have plenty of planning to do. But one area people often overlook is getting your car ready for that road trip. This is a vital step in prepping for a successful road trip. I have seen everything from people stopping in…
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Viewer Car Questions ~ Audio Podcast Episode 208

Published on September 18, 2017
Viewer Car Questions ~ Audio Podcast Episode 208
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…
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Customer Pay VS Warranty Work ~ Audio Podcast Episode 9

Published on September 14, 2017
Customer Pay VS Warranty Work ~ Audio Podcast Episode 9
The topic of paying for car repairs is not as simple as it may seen. There are so many sides to the story. You may also be wondering what "Customer Work" is verses "Warrant Work". Why should the warranty charge or labor time be different than the customer pay? Does that mean the customer pays…
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Common Car Repairs and Patten Failures ~ Podcast Episode 8

Published on September 13, 2017
Common Car Repairs and Patten Failures ~ Podcast Episode 8
Today's automotive podcast we look at common car repairs and pattern failures. As a VW dealer technician, this is the world that  I lived in for many many years. There were times you knew why the check engine light was on before pulling the codes. This can be a good thing and a bad thing…
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Viewer Car Questions ~ Audio Podcast Episode 207

Published on September 11, 2017
Viewer Car Questions ~ Audio Podcast Episode 207
On this episode I will be taking your car questions. We will look at replacing your own ECM on a MK7 GTI, and why that may not work. Tips and tricks to finding water leaks on any car. How the water may be coming from the inside. Common issues with VR6 3.6l 4motion Passats. Buying…
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