diesel

Rapid Fire Q&A about Cars with Humble Mechanic

Published on March 26, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Rapid Fire Q&A about Cars with Humble Mechanic
  Happy Monday everyone! As you know, today is my first day back in action. I had a great few days off, but it feels nice to be working on cars again. Anyway, I was thinking of something a little different today. I am doing a "Rapid Fire" question and answer post. These are mostly…
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Why does it cost so much to service my car?

Published on February 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Why does it cost so much to service my car?
This is a question that I get all the time. Whether a customer asks me, I see it posted, or I just over hear the conversation, it comes up all the time. Remember, I work for VW, I think overall German cars cost more to maintain than American, or Japanese cars. Since there are so…
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My views on DIESEL

Published on August 9, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
VW has been a strong diesel supporter for many years.  In 2009 they released the Common Rail engine.  This new Common Rail (CR) engine is very powerful, fuel efficient and ultra clean.  VW dealers have a hard time keeping them on the lot, because everyone wants them. I have been asked a couple of times over…
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