electrical problems

What happens when a mechanic CANT fix your car

Published on February 13, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Every once in a while a car comes around that is sent straight from hell. The crazy problems that keep me awake at night. Things that, if you were a professional writer, you could not even make up. When this happens, having a game plan to crucial! There are times when we(mechanics) just can't figure…
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Crazy electrical problems on a 2003 Jetta

Published on December 9, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Crazy electrical problems on a 2003 Jetta
Your browser does not support the video tag This is a little video of the Jetta that I was working on today. I got the car around 11:00.  The customers complaint was that the windshield wipers would stay on ALL the time.  I spent the better part of the afternoon trying to figure out what…
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Sad VW Touareg follow up

Published on November 18, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
I wrote a post last week about what happens when an aftermarket breathalyzer is installed poorly. It is HERE if you missed it. Well, as promised, Here is the follow up to what happened. When I published that post, the repair was in a limbo state. The customer didn't want to pay the bill, and…
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