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What Does Your Check Engine Light Really Mean?

Published on April 17, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
What Does Your Check Engine Light Really Mean?
Most of us know that, "BEEEEP" from your car, followed by that little amber light, that looks like an engine with a lightening bolt in it. Or maybe even the phrase, "Emissions Workshop" showing in the instrument cluster. But do you know what it means when your vehicles check engine light comes on? Understanding what…
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How To Get The Most From Your Auto Mechanic

Published on April 12, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
How To Get The Most From Your Auto Mechanic
I don't think that anyone can argue the fact that it costs money to bring your car to a mechanic. We all can agree that the auto industry is full of stereotypes, everyone from sales to mechanics, no one is safe. ;) So what can the customers to do get the most from their service…
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Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools

Published on April 9, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools
When I first started with VW,my instructor said "VW makes cars to support their special tool department". The funny thing his, he was pretty much right. We have over $300,000 worth of tools designed especially for fixing Volkswagens. I have shown you guys pictures of some of the basic mechanic's tools that I have. I…
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Behind the Wrench, Mechanic Interview with Joe D

Published on April 6, 2012 under Behind The Wrench
Behind the Wrench, Mechanic Interview with Joe D
Hey folks, it's Friday so it's time again for "Behind The Wrench". Today we have Joe, a true VW nut, car enthusiast, and all around cool guy. You can really tell from this interview, just how much Joe lives and breathes this industry. NAME: Joe aka Joe-hio....or Gus How long have you been in the…
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Mechanic Scams Confirmed and Debunked Part 2

Published on April 4, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Mechanic Scams Confirmed and Debunked Part 2
Today we will wrap up the 2 part post about scams! I really want to thank AskMen.com for making the post on their "Top 10 Mechanic Scams". If you missed 10-5 check them out at Mechanic Scams Confirmed and Debunked No.4 Unneeded air conditioning recharge "You might think you know whether or not your air…
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