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Strange Car Damage, Animal Chewing Wires

Published on October 30, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Strange Car Damage, Animal Chewing Wires
At some point in every car's life, it will break. Whether it is a part failure, a workmanship issue or outside influence, we can all plan to see it at some point. Then there are the strange things we hear about. Things that you don't really expect to happen. This a Jetta that got attacked…
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You Don’t Have To Be A Car Expert

Published on October 18, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
You Don’t Have To Be A Car Expert
The average car driver is not a car expert. In fact, many drivers feel like they don't know a thing about cars. That is just fine. But just because you are not a car expert, does not mean you don't know anything about cars. I have said before, there are a few keys to not…
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Strange Things That Fix Cars

Published on October 2, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Strange Things That Fix Cars
We talked yesterday about getting stuck as an auto mechanic. Like I said it happens to all of us. So today I thought I would share some auto mechanic secrets. ;) Over the years I have seen some strange things. You can read just about any Shop Shots post to get an idea of some…
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Don’t Wait On Repairing An Oil Leak

Published on September 13, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Don’t Wait On Repairing An Oil Leak
We have talked before about repairs you can wait on. Things that are not safety items or are not vital systems are the most common. There are a few repairs that seem like they can wait. But may have consistencies to waiting. Let's take an oil leak for example. Let me set the scene for…
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When Not to Make A Repair To Your Car

Published on August 28, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
When Not to Make A Repair To Your Car
This question comes up a lot. How do I know when to get my car fixed, or just get another car? Thankfully the question comes up much more than the situation. There comes a time when a car reaches the end of it's reliable life. That means the car costs more to keep on the…
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