Volkswagen

Crazy electrical problems on a 2003 Jetta

Published on December 9, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Crazy electrical problems on a 2003 Jetta
Your browser does not support the video tag This is a little video of the Jetta that I was working on today. I got the car around 11:00.  The customers complaint was that the windshield wipers would stay on ALL the time.  I spent the better part of the afternoon trying to figure out what…
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Week of Lame For an Auto Mechanic

Published on July 16, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Week of Lame For an Auto Mechanic
So I really wanted to write a nice blog about cars tonight. My head, however is just not into it. Its been a really challenging week.  Here is what went down. The very first car of the week belongs to a good customer that has since become a great friend.  He called me and told me…
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The Ins and Outs of brake fluid

Published on July 14, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
A fan asked me if he could do his own brake fluid service.  I responded to him with " sure it's really easy". The more I thought about it, the more I realized that there is actually a lot to servicing brake fluid.  There are lots of tools out there that can help you with…
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Lets check those brakes

Published on July 4, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Hi everyone, I wanted to talk about checking brakes.  This is something everyone can do, with almost no tools.  The only thing you might need is a flashlight. Before you get started I need to tell you a few things.  This is a basic visual inspection,  just a check.  If you have an issue with…
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