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Throwing Logic Out The Window, Readers Story

Published on April 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Throwing Logic Out The Window, Readers Story
Happy Friday everyone! I am sitting enjoying a nice day off, sipping some coffee, and hanging out with the family. Today I wanted to follow up with a post I wrote a while back. It was several stories about throwing automotive logic out the window. One of comments on that post was from Garrett. He…
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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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Why does it cost so much to service my car?

Published on February 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Why does it cost so much to service my car?
This is a question that I get all the time. Whether a customer asks me, I see it posted, or I just over hear the conversation, it comes up all the time. Remember, I work for VW, I think overall German cars cost more to maintain than American, or Japanese cars. Since there are so…
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