diagnostic

Why I Never Throw VW Parts Away

Published on March 24, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
Why I Never Throw VW Parts Away
Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you all had a great weekend. One quick thing before we get into why I never throw away parts. I have been having email issues lately. Not sure what the deal is, but the folks at HostGator are working on it. If you have emailed me in the last…
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What A Mechanic Can Do With A Scan Tool

Published on January 14, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
What A Mechanic Can Do With A Scan Tool
Hey everyone. I really have scan tools on the brain today. I know that we have talked about scan tools before, but I want to talk about them again. To say they are important to fixing cars would be the understatement of the year. The main reason I have been thinking so much about scan…
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The Newest Member Of The Humble Mechanic Family.

Published on April 26, 2013 under Humble Mechanic
The Newest Member Of The Humble Mechanic Family.
On Monday the Humble Mechanic welcomed a new VW to the family. She is a 1984 Volkswagen Cabriolet. I picked this car up from a really nice guy on Craigslist. He bought the Cabriolet for his daughter. After owning if for a short time, the Cabby started to develop some drivability issues. After a taking…
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The Trouble With Trouble Shooting And Car Diagnostics

Published on January 24, 2013 under Humble Mechanic
The Trouble With Trouble Shooting And Car Diagnostics
We have talked before about the diagnostic process that auto mechanics must follow. Starting with the basics, getting good information and being thorough are vital to repairing cars. There are times however that all the processes and information in the world do not guarantee a proper diagnosis. Yesterday I spent the about half the day…
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