electronics

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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Hidden DUI costs: DUI + Water Leak = Sad VW Touareg

Published on November 10, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Hidden DUI costs: DUI + Water Leak = Sad VW Touareg
We all know that drinking and driving is bad.  More important than anything, its dangerous.  The number of anti drinking and driving ads should tell the story. Your probably wondering why a mechanic would be writing a blog post about drinking and driving.  I do not work in a body shop. I am not a…
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