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Volkswagen TDI Cold Weather Issues

Published on January 28, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
Volkswagen TDI Cold Weather Issues
Happy Tuesday everyone. As you read this, my area is getting ready for a big snow storm. For the southern USA, this has been a crazy cold winter. We even seen temps as low as 8F. I know that some of you folks are cracking up right now. But for me that is record cold.…
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When Car Repairs Do Not Go As Expected

Published on February 26, 2013 under Humble Mechanic
When Car Repairs Do Not Go As Expected
Happy Tuesday everyone. It is a rainy and cold Tuesday here. I hope the weather is better for you. Today I want to share a little story about car repairs, and how sometimes they wrong. Well, not really "go wrong, but more unexpected. This would fit in well as a Shop Shot, but I think…
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Car Repair DIY, Gone Wrong

Published on October 25, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Car Repair DIY, Gone Wrong
I am a pretty big fan of people doing their own maintenance. I think it is important to understand at least the basics of the car they drive. All of that stuff goes out the window when DIY goes wrong. We have talked before about DIY. There are several things that you need to consider…
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