electrical problems

How To Reboot Your Car ~ Battery VooDoo

Published on May 12, 2017 under Video
How To Reboot Your Car ~ Battery VooDoo
Modern cars are basically rolling computer storage. As with all computers, vehicle computers get fussy from time to time. A computer acting fussy can lead to strange electrical problems in our cars. One easy way to reset the entire car system is to perform battery voodoo. In the VW repair world this is also called a Cap…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors

Published on August 18, 2015 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 2.0t Ignition Coil Connectors
Today I am back to talk about more failing VW parts. We are looking at one of the most broken connectors I see, ignition coil connectors. More spesifically 2.0t ignition coil connectors. It may seem like a very simple failure, but connectors have a lot more going on than you may think. This was a really…
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Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 61

Published on April 30, 2015 under Humble Mechanic
Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 61
Happy Thursday everyone. Normally we do view questions on Monday. But on Monday, I wanted to post a video about Women in the Automotive Industry, with some comments sent to me buy Audra from Women Auto Know. It is a really great episode of the Podcast, I highly recommend it. So I am taking your…
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How The VW CC Trunk Harness Fails ~ Video

Published on April 7, 2015 under Video
How The VW CC Trunk Harness Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at how the harness for all the rear lighting in a VW CC fails. If you have rear lighting not working, it may be due to the harness being split in the trunk. I have seen this issue give some techs a run for their money. Even though a light out…
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