Charles’ diagnostic processes may be very different from yours, which may be very different from the tech that works next to you. But the end goal is always the same: Fix the car right the first time, and do it as fast as possible.
Too much air or not enough fuel at the engine. System lean is not hard to diagnose, once you understand it.
Charles answers viewers’ questions and offers advice on oil consumption, vibration on acceleration and no-start issues.
We are going to look at air tools versus cordless tools. Each type has a place in the tool wars, but it’s up to you to decide what’s the best fit for you.
Check out Charles’ diagnosis on his own VW Passat when the check engine light came on recently.
I know you guys share your favorite tools in the Top 5 Tools column, so I thought it would be fitting to kick things off by sharing with you my Top 5 Favorite shop tools. And I snuck an extra one in there, so it’s really more like six.