Humble Mechanic Podcast

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

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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Becoming a Better Technician ~ Podcast Episode 7

Published on September 7, 2017
Becoming a Better Technician ~ Podcast Episode 7
Today's automotive podcast we look at becoming a better technician. This is an area I have worked very hard in my entire career. The amount of extra time and energy I gave was really more than anyone else. For me, that is what it took to be a good mechanic. We are going to look…
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Buying Mechanic’s Tools ~ Podcast Episode 6

Published on September 7, 2017
Buying Mechanic’s Tools ~ Podcast Episode 6
On today's automotive podcast, we are talking buying mechanic's tools. This is a subject we will tackle many times. There is so much out there in the tool world that capturing it all in one shot is impossible. Plus as we grow as DIYers and Pros, our tool needs change. This was a fun show!…
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