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Tech Tip of the Day, ALWAYS put all the parts on

Published on February 2, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Tech Tip of the Day, ALWAYS put all the parts on
We have sort of a joke in the shop. Its called "Tech Tip of the Day".   Its used when someone figures out something really complicated, or more often when someone does something STUPID! Something like "Tech Tip of the day, don't forget to tighten the wheels". That is not one that I have heard, but…
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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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Follow up: Getting you butt kicked

Published on November 27, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
On Tuesday 11/22, I wrote a post with a story about me getting my butt kicked by a Jetta. I hope that it didn't bum everyone out.  I will be honest, that really put me in a bad mood that night.  I was going to go out with some friends after work.  I decided to…
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Week of Lame For an Auto Mechanic

Published on July 16, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Week of Lame For an Auto Mechanic
So I really wanted to write a nice blog about cars tonight. My head, however is just not into it. Its been a really challenging week.  Here is what went down. The very first car of the week belongs to a good customer that has since become a great friend.  He called me and told me…
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