timing chain

Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 189

Published on April 3, 2017 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 189
Today I will be taking viewer automotive questions. The topics we cover are, car repair, DIYs on cars, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, and anything car related. To ask a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com. Be sure to put the phrase "Question for Charles" in the subject. That is the best so you can avoid…
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Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 140

Published on April 27, 2016 under Podcast
Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 140
Today I will be taking your automotive questions. If you have a question about a car, car repair, DIYs on your car, Volkswagen, mechanic's tools, or anything car related, ask it up. If you have a car question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)Humblemechanic(DOT)com.  Be sure to put the phrase "Question for Charles" in…
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How The 2.0T TSI Timing Chain Tensioner Fails ~ Video

Published on May 5, 2015 under Video
How The 2.0T TSI Timing Chain Tensioner Fails ~ Video
Today we are looking at how the timing chain tensioner failed on the 2.0t TSI engine. The most common engine code is CCTA. This 2.0t was used in almost all VW models from 2008 and up. While my shop has not seen a super high failure rate, we have seen a good amount. Unlike many…
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