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Happy Monday everyone! After a crazy week off, the automotive podcast is BACK! I really missed doing this show last week. I also missed you guys. It really makes me realize how much I love doing this show. So it is GREAT to be back rocking and rolling. Today I will be taking your questions that you sent to me to Charles(at)HumbleMechanic(dot)com and put Question for Charles in the subject line. As always, you guys send me awesome stuff.

Join me today as I take your questions on

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 51” 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 automotive podcast, I will be taking your questions. 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. This is one of my favorite shows to do. I really like to see the things that you guys want to know.

BG 44k Fuel treatment

Join me today as I answer your questions on:

  • Plans for Black Cabrio
  • DSG noises
  • Dual mass flywheel noises
  • Overlapping vehicle repairs
  • Using BG Products and other oil/fuel treatments
  • 2.0t TSI Timing chain issues
  • Buying a $5000 car
  • Difference in Stage 1 Stage 2 tuning
  • Unitronic Stages of Tuning
  • Questions to ask a Service manager
  • And more!

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 48” 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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Viewer Questions ~ Audio Podcast Episode 46

If you move to VW, you will NEED this oil filter tool. It is the one I use all the time. I LOVE it.

Today on the automotive podcast, I will be taking your questions. 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. This is one of my favorite shows to do. I really like to see the things that you guys want to know.

Quick thing about the blog
As you can see, the blog looks VERY different. My good buddy Richard is doing an amazing job retooling the site. That means for a little while, things will be changing. Once we (well Richard really) are done, I will be sure to let you guys know. I am pretty excited. 😀

Join me as I take your questions on:

  • Dealer or Indy show for a VW timing belt replacement
  • Story about diagnosis or lack of diagnosis
  • Problem with generic code readers
  • Cold start issue on a Tiguan
  • Cold start issue on a MK6 TDI
  • Changing brands as a tech
  • Tools you will need to start as a VW tech (See Below)
  • How to ask for the BEST tech at a dealer or Indy shop
  • Bringing a modified car to the dealer ~ video
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 46” 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

Happy Monday everyone. We are back on track with the automotive podcast. Today I will be answering your questions about all things automotive. Remember to submit a question for a show, email me Charles(AT)humblemechanic(dot)com and put question for Charles in the subject. Also, when it comes to diagnostic type questions, give me as much info as you can.

Join me today as I answer your questions on:

  • Huge shout out to PowerProbe
  • PowerProbe Review Video
  • How does giving customers a discount impact a tech
  • Starting a Forum
  • Finding a place to start when diagnosing multiple issues
  • 200 Jetta VR6 issues
  • Diagnosing driveability issues on an engine swap
  • Diagnosing VW electrical issues
  • Diagnosing a no start
  • Paying attention to what the car is telling you
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch “Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 44” 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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Viewer Questions ~ Audio 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 subject.

Join me on the automotive podcast as we chat about:

  • p1582 faults on a AAA VR6
  • Throttle valve adaptation on VR6
  • HPFP on TDI engines
  • Adding fuel treatment
  • DIYs videos
  • Decarb on 2.0t TSI engines
  • Will I be at SOWO?
  • TDI Passat turbo failures
  • Oil leaks on 2.0t TSI engines
  • Social Media for auto shops, techs, and customers
  • Video about Flat rate
  • DIY 2.0t Intake manifold
  • and more

Trouble viewing? Watch ” Viewer Questions ~ Podcast Episode 43” 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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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 had a blast doing it.

On today’s automotive podcast, I answer your questions on

  • The DSG transmission as a replacement for a manual transmission
  • Running Bio Diesel in a 2011 Jetta Sportwagon TDI
  • Letting techs borrow tools
  • The VW 2.0t FSI oil burning issues
  • VWs 10k miles service intervals
  • Buying a MK2 Jetta Coupe
  • Moving from Service Express to a main line technician
  • What I like and dislike about the VW MK7
  • Why I choose VW, and why I am an Audi/VW enthusiast
  • Did I forget about Landon? 😉
  • My Thoughts on Rotary engines
  • Turbo or naturally aspirated
  • Replacing engine mounts
  • 91 Cabby burning oil diagnosis
  • Reliability of TDI long term
  • Craft beer
  • Automotive service people’s pet peevs
  • Best engine designs
  • VW history
  • Getting hired as a tech
  • And more

If you are having trouble watching, visit Viewer Questions, Podcast Episode 28 on YouTube

As always, I love to hear your comments and questions. If you think this is something we should do more, post that in the comments below. If you have an idea for a show topic, use the contact me form.

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