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Today on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your automotive questions. If you would like to get a question on a show like this, follow this format. Email me, Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com and put “question for Charles” in the subject. This is the best way to get your car question answered. If there are topics you want me to talk about on the show, this is a great way to get it done.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information. To learn more about the great products they have, check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me as I take your questions on:

  • Passat dipsticks
  • Accurately checking engine oil level
  • DSG shifting in to neutral.
  • Replacing TSI timing chain tensioner under as preventative maintenance
  • Replacing MK4 parking brake cables
  • TDI HPFP warranty extension
  • Will TDI owners be forced to get “the fix”
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 99” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Today on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your automotive questions. If you would like to get a question on a show like this, follow this format. Email me, Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com and put “question for Charles” in the subject. This is the best way to get your car question answered. If there are topics you want me to talk about on the show, this is a great way to get it done.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information. To learn more about the great products they have, check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me as I take your questions on:

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 94” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Automotive podcast

Today on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your automotive questions. If you would like to get a question on a show like this, follow this format. Email me, Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com and put “question for Charles” in the subject. This is the best way to get your car question answered. If there are topics you want me to talk about on the show, this is a great way to get it done.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information.You will also be seeing avideocoming out soon with some awesome information about coolant. Check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me today as I take your questions on:

  • Failing Jetta 2.0 Catalytic Converters
  • 2007 GTI parasitic current draw diagnosis
  • Future of VW electric cars and the E-Golf
  • VW Jetta SportWagen sunroof leak
  • What is the best time of day to fill your tank?
  • Should you let the fuel tank go below 1/8 of a tank?
  • When is the best time to fill engine coolant?
  • Do recalls flag your car as modified?
  • Current draw chart
  • CleanMPG.com

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 92” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Automotive questions

Today on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your automotive questions. If you would like to get a question on a show like this, follow this format. Email me, Charles(AT)Humblemechanic(dot)com and put “question for Charles” in the subject. This is the best way to get your car question answered. If there are topics you want me to talk about on the show, this is a great way to get it done.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information.You will also be seeing avideocoming out soon with some awesome information about coolant. Check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me today as I answer your questions on:

  • Most reliable year of VW TDI
  • Buying brake pads and rotors
  • Fuel issues on a 2013 GTI
  • Working in Service Express
  • Doing side work
  • Aftermarket HID lights
  • Mk4 VR6 cooling issues.
  • Eurowise coolant flange 
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 89” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Happy Monday everyone. Today I am answering your automotive questions. I will also tell you that a few parts of this video have odd audio. It sounds like some electrical interference. It may be because I had 2 VWs in the garage today. 🙂  It is pretty subtle, but I wanted to give you a heads up. If you would like your automotive question answered on a show like this, email me, Charles(at) HumbleMechanic(DOT)com and put Question for Charles in the subject. Also put your question at the top, then give me the information below. It will help me do a better job answering the question.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information.You will also be seeing a videocoming out soon with some awesome information about coolant. Check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me today as we discuss:

  • Moving up to a tech from the Service Express department
  • What makes a Volkswagen a Volkswagen
  • Using locating pins T10096 for replacing control arms
  • Achieving curb weight position to torque bolts
  • Issues with the MK7 Ea888 engine
  • Diagnosing light bulbs out
  • Video all about coolant
  • How to check a VW fuse
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Automotive Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 86” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Like every Monday on the Humble Mechanic Podcast, I take your car questions. Most of the questions are VW related, but they sure don’t have to be. If you would like your automotive question answered on a show like this, email me, Charles(at) HumbleMechanic(DOT)com and put Question for Charles in the subject. Also put your question at the top, then give me the information below. It will help me do a better job answering the question.

Sponsor of the DayCRP AUTO
CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information.You will also be seeing a video coming out soon with some awesome information about coolant. Check out CRPAutomotive.com

Join me as I take your car questions on:

  • Reminding a mechanic to do things right
  • What to check for after your car gets repaired
  • Clutch issues on a 1998 1.8t Passat
  • Damage cause by installing the wrong bolt
  • Getting back into the automotive industry
  • No start 2003 Jetta
  • Replacing transmission fluid
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Questions Answered ~ Podcast Episode 83” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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Shop Update and Viewer Questions ~ Episode 78

CRP AUTO

Happy Monday everyone. As you know, Mondays are the show where I take your questions. To get an automotive question answered on a show like this, email me Charles(AT)humblemechanic(DOT)com. Be sure to put “Question for Charles” in the subject. In addition to taking your questions, I have a few announcements.

Garage Update
I have mentioned before that we are finishing out the shop/studio. It is the reason that I moved the studio into the house. Well this past weekend, they ran all the electrical wiring. Next week they are coming to do drywall. I will keep the updates coming, and I can’t wait to get back into the garage. There will be a few new additions to the show after that move.

Sponsor of the Day.
I am also very happy to say that we have a new sponsor. CRP Automotive has joined up to help sponsor the Humble Mechanic Podcast. CRP deals in a ton of OE automotive parts. They also make the factory DSG fluid for VW. Having them as a sponsor will give us access to more information about fluids than I would ever get from VW. I am really excited to have them as a resource of information. I even sent a question over to them for a more in depth answer.

Join me today as I answer:

  • Getting a key other than at the dealer
  • Issues with 1.8t Beetle
  • How VW coolant temperature sensors fail
  • Display for car’s vitals
  • Getting a job at a dealer
  • How I landed my job at the dealer
  • Moving up from Service Express
  • My thoughts on induction cleaning services
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Shop Update and Viewer Questions ~ Episode 78” on YouTube.

As always I love to hear your thoughts. Please post them in the comments section below. Again, if you have a question for a show like this, email me Charles(at)humblemechanic(dot)com with Question for Charles in the subject. Also if you have an idea for a show you can email me, or use the contact me form!

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