Here’s Why I Can’t Be a Mechanic Anymore

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Here’s Why I Can’t Be a Mechanic Anymore, DIY and car repair with auto mechanic Scotty Kilmer. Car repair fails. Automotive mechanic scams. Car makers and dealerships are teaming up against independent mechanics. Does Scotty Kilmer really own a auto repair shop business? Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer  5 days ago +88

    This Noise Means Your Car is Screwed: https://youtu.be/61_wi3BmReo

    ⬇️Scotty’s Top DIY Tools:
    1. Bluetooth Scan Tool: http://amzn.to/2nfvmaD
    2. Mid-Grade Scan Tool: https://amzn.to/33dKI0k
    3. My Fancy (Originally $5,000) Professional Scan Tool: https://amzn.to/31khBXC
    4. Cheap Scan Tool: https://amzn.to/2D8Tvae
    5. Basic Mechanic Tool Set: https://amzn.to/2tEr6Ce
    6. Professional Socket Set: http://amzn.to/2Bzmccg
    7. Ratcheting Wrench Set: https://amzn.to/2BQjj8A
    8. No Charging Required Car Jump Starter: https://amzn.to/2CthnUU
    9. Battery Pack Car Jump Starter: http://amzn.to/2nrc6qR

    ⬇️ Things used in this video:
    1. Common Sense
    2. 4k Camera: https://amzn.to/2HkjavH
    3. Camera Microphone: https://amzn.to/2Evn167
    4. Camera Tripod: https://amzn.to/2Jwog8S
    5. My computer for editing / uploading: https://amzn.to/2uUZ3lo
    🛠Check out the tools I use and highly recommend ► https://goo.gl/rwYt2y

    🔥Scotty Shirts and Merch ► https://goo.gl/pTAeca

    Subscribe and hit the notification bell! ► https://goo.gl/CFismN

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    Twitter ► https://twitter.com/Scottymechanic?lang=en

  • FunGames
    FunGames  an hour ago

    I was watching to find out why he can't be mechanic any more. But the drama queen stuff just go on and on. I gave up and never did find out why. Most people drive used cars, and most mechanics fixed used cars. So, who cares about warranty? BMWs have the most widely available info out there, given their popularity with poor young males. Get one of those, and you are good to go.

  • mogynamite008
    mogynamite008  an hour ago

    Cool stuff Scotty!

  • Joe's Auto Electric
    Joe's Auto Electric  an hour ago

    He's actually dead wrong about most of what he says here. I agree with him talking about "fair" price for information, however, we have a right to repair as independent shops. The fact is, if a car is under manufacturer warranty, why would you take it someplace to have it fixed where you'd have to pay? Most cars today come with a 3/36 and 5/60 for powertrain. Some come with 10/100, so indy shops won't see a model year until it is out of warranty most of the time. The ability to gain access to modules and other such information is absolutely there for indy shops.

  • worseto1
    worseto1  2 hours ago

    Yeah watch it when they start offering long long drive train warranties Ford has in all their manufacturing plants make the cheapest parts possible and we don't care to give you 100,000 mile warranty worst car on the road I built em for 20 years.

  • Sean Savage
    Sean Savage  4 hours ago

    Embarrassing that people are listening to this guy.. He's just milking YouTube... I dont get it

  • Matthew Green
    Matthew Green  4 hours ago

    Right to repair.

  • ABDUL KHAN
    ABDUL KHAN  8 hours ago

    When companies can buy politicians then citizens pay for that company to recover it back.
    Auto business is a big monopoly.

  • Gary Evans
    Gary Evans  10 hours ago

    Harley Davidson is doing this crap and have for years. No one can buy the diagnostic tools or programs.

  • Daniel J
    Daniel J  10 hours ago

    "Warranty"...LMAO!!

  • x2xtreme360
    x2xtreme360  11 hours ago

    Because he was a mechanic in the 1960s and doesn't understand today's modern technology. Clearly.

  • Marcus Taylor
    Marcus Taylor  11 hours ago

    Reminds me of that scene from Fight Club.


    Narrator: A new car built by my company leaves somewhere traveling at 60 mph. The rear differential locks up. The car crashes and burns with everyone trapped inside. Now, should we initiate a recall? Take the number of vehicles in the field, A, multiply by the probable rate of failure, B, multiply by the average out-of-court settlement, C. A times B times C equals X. If X is less than the cost of a recall, we don't do one.


    Woman on plane: Are there a lot of the kinds of accidents?


    Narrator: You wouldn't believe.


    Woman: Which car company do you work for?


    Narrator: A major one.

  • John Whorton
    John Whorton  11 hours ago

    We should make them guarantee their products for 150000 miles parts and labor. I bet they could improve both quality and ease of service

  • Sire Kakes'A'Lot
    Sire Kakes'A'Lot  12 hours ago

    There is a reason why the mitsubishi mirage has continually had positive upwards sales despite being a subcompact car and being cheaply made. Simply the fact that it is so cheap and easy to maintain without all the over complicated technology and voided warranties present. Most manufacturers don't realize that many people don't want, need, or use most of this extra technology and just want a affordable, basic car that they can fix or can take to their trusted mechanic. As cars become more expensive and ridiculous to maintain, expect another crash in the car market as more people keep their more reliable older cars or stick with simpler cars like the mirage.

  • fredgt45
    fredgt45  13 hours ago

    I just took a snapchat of my VIN

  • atl growganics
    atl growganics  16 hours ago

    John Deere is notorious for this as well. For years they have the only "programming" available.

  • Mark Christopher
    Mark Christopher  17 hours ago

    Scotty u always are hating on Nissan like almost all ur videos u bash Nissan at least twice ..

  • Tony Mata
    Tony Mata  18 hours ago

    Scott what you think a 2003 Acura TL type s bought 1 for 1k .

  • alf
    alf  19 hours ago

    Just dont buy their crap

  • Jason Sierchio
    Jason Sierchio  21 hours ago

    Your voice sounds like a clone of Ron Paul... must be an accent? I wasn't watching, just listening, and I was like wth is Ron Paul talking about fixing cars