Viewer Automotive Questions ~ Podcast Episode 131

Published on February 22, 2016 under Podcast

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 the subject. That is the best way to avoid the spam monster. If you don’t get your question on this show, email it again just to be sure.

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Join me today as I answer your questions on:

  • Using a GoPro to diagnose a car
  • Replacing serpentine belt tensioners with the belt
  • Replacing the Catalytic converter, and clutch in a VR6
  • System lean faults on a BPY
  • VR6 engine swap wiring
  • EuroWise mk1 VR6 swap kit
  • Owning a truck as a mechanic
  • Disabling the ACC on the 2015 Passat
  • TDI ECM software issues
  • Reflect Tuning
  • and more

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  1. Joe

    So quiet any# of yrs ago I had a new engine put into our 1995 old Achieva and I remember the mechanic coming to the counter and tell a guy that a tranny ear had broken on the bell housing the reply was epoxy it. Fast forward to last werk i needed a new flex plate in stalled and guess what this mechanic found thats right a broken bell housing ear and dowel. So do I take it back to the people who installed the engine and tell him its come back to bit him in the but or do I get. Lawyer. Thanks for any help on this.

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