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Auto mechanic VS Routan Auto transmission

Published on June 21, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Auto mechanic VS Routan Auto transmission
I have posted a few pictures of this battle over the last few weeks. The guys of a automatic transmission, and the VW Routan downed for several weeks. Now the the car is finished, I can tell the whole story. Some of the details are a little fuzzy. I was the 3rd mechanic involved, and…
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What Happens When a TDI Is Filled With GAS!

Published on May 24, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
What Happens When a TDI Is Filled With GAS!
It is no secret that VW has a huge share of the diesel market for passenger cars. As we push for better and better fuel mileage, I have seen TDIs become much more common. It is not just "those diesel people" anymore. With the expanded range of customers that are now in our TDIs, we…
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A Tough Day for an Honest Mechanic

Published on May 1, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
A Tough Day for an Honest Mechanic
Hey folks! I want to first apologize about no post yesterday. I really hate the days where I don't get a post out for you. Today I want to explain what a bad day for a mechanic looks like. I really what you guys to understand that I am NOT bitching about my job. I…
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Throwing Automotive Logic Out The Window

Published on April 16, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Throwing Automotive Logic Out The Window
Hey folks, I am back in action today. Got some good stories about automotive logic, and throwing it right out the window. Sorry about missing Friday, but this week will make up for it!!! There is no doubt that the diagnosis part of this job is one of the toughest. Racking your brain over problems…
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