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Auto Repair Blog about repairs and maintenance issues for domestic and foriegn cars and trucks.

The Home Depot “Prospective” Tool Round Up

As you all know, I have a deal with The Home Depot. They send me some tools each quarter, I check them out and review the ones that make sense for our community. Last quarter I gave away a bunch of t

The Best Phone Apps for Road Trips

Fall and winter are huge travel seasons. Between holiday gatherings and cross-country adventures, there’s a solid chance you’ll spend significant time in your car before spring. Thus, to help wit

Viewer Car Questions ANSWERED ~ Podcast Episode 244

Today I will be taking your car related 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 lik

How To Replace or Reseal Brake Vacuum Pump

Leaking valve covers, and valve cover gaskets are common. In this video I will show you step by step how to replace a valve cover gasket, or a valve cover. We will also cover the valve cover breather

What Does a Routine Auto Maintenance Schedule Look Like?

To avoid expensive repairs and keep your vehicle performing at peak capacity, routine maintenance is a must. Though you should always refer to your owner’s manual, here’s what most manufacturers

Viewer Car Questions ANSWERED ~ Podcast Episode 243

Today I will be taking your car related 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 lik

Automotive Industry Opportunities and Obstacles Feat. Bogi and EricTheCarGuy

In this video Bogi from All Girls Garage, EricTheCarGuy, and Humble Mechanic chat about the automotive industry. How and why we went to tech school, what opportunities it gave us as technicians, the

Valve Cover and Valve Cover Gasket Replacement ~ MK5 GTI

Leaking valve covers, and valve cover gaskets are common. In this video I will show you step by step how to replace a valve cover gasket, or a valve cover. We will also cover the valve cover breather

5 Tips of Starting an Automotive Repair Shop ~ Featuring Bogi

Want to start a repair shop? Moving from being a technician to a shop owner? What do you need to know before starting your own shop? Today Bogi from All Girls Garage joins me with 5 tips to starting

How To Keep Your Vehicle’s Warranty Current

One of the primary benefits of buying a new or late model vehicle is the comfort that comes from a factory warranty. These built-in safety nets insulate you from untimely and expensive repair costs r

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Drill & Impact Driver Combo ~ Review

Today we review Milwaukee M18 Drill and Impact Driver Combo. This drill and impact kit comes with the tools, 2 5ah batteries, a charger for m18 and m12, and a carrying case. The impact tool was my mo

Viewer Car Questions ANSWERED ~ Podcast Episode 242

Today I will be taking your car related 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 lik

Why Does My Car Pull To The Right Or Left

Driving in today’s society with so much traffic during rush hours is dangerous. Considering a large amount of SUVs on the roads and not to mention all of the tractor trailers, we have to be very co

MK3 VR6t UPDATE and MK1 VR6 Swap Update

Today I am trying something a little different. You are getting 2 videos in one. I made a video on the MK3 VR6t, updating where we are in the build. We also talk about what the next few jobs are, and

Fall Care Tips for your European Car

As the seasons change, so does the type of wear and tear your vehicle may endure. From the engine to the exhaust system, various parts of your vehicle respond differently to temperature changes, and

Fall Foliage Routes in Virginia

The temperature has dropped, the air is crisp and the wind is blowing. These are sure signs that Fall is here, bringing with it the colorful sights of foliage falling along Virginia’s highways and

Avoid Car Buyer’s Remorse by Comparing Before You Buy

Buying a new set of wheels is serious business, and it is all too easy to make a mistake. And with new car prices well into the five figures and even quality used cars costing thousands, even a small

Why Won’t Your Car Start?

Few things are as frustrating as a car that refuses to start. You get dressed to go out or head off to work, you head to the garage, turn the key and are greeted by nothing but silence. Suddenly your

Ask Your Mechanic These Five Questions Before Your Next Visit

As a resident of Fairfax, you rely on the vehicle you drive. You need your car, truck or SUV to get you where you are going, whether you are running errands, shuttling the kids back and forth to prac

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