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How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts

Published on January 27, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ 1.9 and 2.0 TDI CamShafts
You guys wanted more TDI content, you got it! Today we are back talking about more failing VW parts. This time we are¬†looking at the camshaft failures on the 1.9 and 2.0 Pumpe Duse engines. This engine was in the Mk4 platform and the B5.5 platform. Failures were much more common on the 1.9l, but…
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How VW Parts Fail ~ TDI High Pressure Fuel Pumps

Published on January 5, 2016 under Video
How VW Parts Fail ~ TDI High Pressure Fuel Pumps
Today we are talking about more failing Volkswagen parts. This is a failed parts video that took a long time to do. We are looking at how the TDI HPFP or High Pressure Fuel Pumps fail. This has been an issue on the common rail TDI for a while. There is more to it than…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 119

Published on December 21, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 119
Hey everyone! Today on the Automotive Podcast I am taking your questions.¬†This is a show that I really love to do. I love to involve the community in the show. To get a question on a show like this, email me Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com. Be sure to put "Question for Charles" in the subject! Sponsor of the…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 114

Published on November 23, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 114
Happy Monday everyone. Today I will be taking your automotive questions. This is one of my favorite shows to do. I love hearing from all of you and helping out with your issues with your car. Also these don't have to be VW related questions. Send me questions on tools, being a tech, car repair…
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VW Diesel Scandal AKA DIESELGATE ~ Episode 97

Published on September 23, 2015 under Podcast
VW Diesel Scandal AKA DIESELGATE ~ Episode 97
The news broke that VW lied about emissions on their 4 cylinder TDI cars across the world. Cars were being put in a different ECM strategy for the test. Here are my thoughts and how it will impact you, me, and others. The great thing about this whole dieselgate thing is, VW admitted that they…
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How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video

Published on March 17, 2015 under Video
How The VW TDI Balance Shaft Module Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at more failed Volkswagen parts. This is the failure of the TDI Balance Shaft Module. This part came out of a 2005 B5.5 Passat TDI. This is not an extremely common failure, but it can be very expensive to fix. You may also hear this referred to as the Oil Pump…
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