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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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Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 43

Published on February 11, 2015 under Podcast
Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 43
Hey everyone. There has been a little bit of a shift in scheduling this week. There was podcast on Monday. I had a ton of great questions, so I didn't want to miss a show answering them. So today I am answering the questions that you sent to Charles(AT)humblemechanic(dot)com with QUESTION FOR CHARLES in the…
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TDI Intake Manifold Repair From DieselGeek ~ Video

Published on February 5, 2015 under Video
TDI Intake Manifold Repair From DieselGeek ~ Video
Hey everyone. This is something I am really excited to share with you. The amazing folks at DieselGeek.com hooked me up with one of their repair kits for the TDI intake manifold with P2015 Intake Manifold Flap Position Sensor (Bank 1): Implausible Signal codes stored. As will all the stuff from Diesel Geek, this thing…
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Viewer Questions, Podcast Episode 28

Published on December 22, 2014 under Podcast
Viewer Questions, Podcast Episode 28
Happy Monday everyone. I have an awesome show for you today. I posted on Facebook asking for your questions. It got a huge response. So today on the automotive podcast, I answer all of your questions. If you think this is something you would be interested in me doing more, please let me know. I…
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The 2015 Golf TDI

Published on August 22, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
The 2015 Golf TDI
Last week my dealer got their first TDI A7 Golf, or MK7 Golf, OR MKVII Golf. Did I get all the ways to say that it is the 7th generation Golf? LOL The new Golf and GTI are now built in Mexico. To me it is weird to see the VIN start with a 3,…
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Volkswagen TDI Cold Weather Issues

Published on January 28, 2014 under Humble Mechanic
Volkswagen TDI Cold Weather Issues
Happy Tuesday everyone. As you read this, my area is getting ready for a big snow storm. For the southern USA, this has been a crazy cold winter. We even seen temps as low as 8F. I know that some of you folks are cracking up right now. But for me that is record cold.…
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