This page contains over 2,500 curated YouTube videos
sorted into 120 unlisted YouTube playlists and 25 curated YouTube channels.
Curated YouTube Playlists
A1 Engine Repair
A2 Automatic Transmissions
A3 Manual Transmissions
A4 Steering / Suspension
A5 Brake Systems
A6 Electrical Systems
A7 Heating / Air Conditioning
A8 Engine Performance / Emissions
Curated YouTube Channels
This section includes a list of YouTube Channels that consistently produce accurate, quality automotive service information. They must promote professionalism, safety, and good solid advice to make this list.
Gale Banks Joined: Nov 12, 2006 Subscribers: 204,000 Total Views: 27,225,445 Specialty: Super / Turbo Chargers – With over 60 years of breakthroughs (many patented) in high-performance gas and diesel engine development, Gale Banks has no rival.
Cody Gaddie Joined: Oct 27, 2011 Subscribers: 6,800 Total Views: 560,821 Specialty: Tips and tricks to help diagnose vehicles, plus scan tool reviews and demonstrations. In early 2021 Cody left a position as a tech and started a mobile diagnostic service.
Dan Joined: Jul 24, 2017 Subscribers: 111,000 Total Views: 7,338,162 Location: Netherlands Specialty: Engine performance and network diagnostics
Jason Fenske – Portland, Oregon Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering Joined: June 24, 2011 Subscribers: 2,910,000 Total Views: 500,031,011 Specialty: Engineering explanations of anything automotive
Michael Berg – Atlanta, GA Lead Tech – Shop Forman Joined: 26 Dec 2016 Subscribers: 37,900 Total Views: 8,904,793 Specialty: Shop operations and industry insight
Joined: Jan 29, 2013 Subscribers: 524,000 Total Views: 150,822,312 Specialty: This is your source for anything Ford related. It covers repairs, upgrades, modifications, maintenance, news, and best practices to help you fix a Ford. The owner of the channel was given the ultimatum to shut down his YouTube channel to keep working at the Ford dealer, so he quit and went independent.
Joined: Mar 6 2015 Subscribers: 15,100 Total Views: 3,690,724 Specialty: Garage Gurus is the training arm of Federal-Mogul and a lot of their content revolves around the proper installation of parts.
Joined: Mar 21, 2008 Subscribers: 95,400 Total Views: 19,236,137 Specialty: Vehicle electronics & drivability training training
Charles Sanville Joined Jun Jun 18, 2011 Subscribers: 480,000 Total Views: 66,972,452 Specialty: Volkswagen, industry views
Keith Perkins Joined: Aug 20, 2007 Subscribers: 13,800 Total Views: 1,522,653 Specialty: Mobile diagnostics and reprogramming
Pete Meier – Technical Editor Motor Age Magazine Joined: Sep 14, 2010 Subscribers: 55,900 Total Views: 6,120,557 Specialty: “The Trainer” series plus shop management
Joined: May 3, 2011 Subscribers: 2,960 Total Views: 165,281 Specialty: Used to push NASTF related information to the industry
Keith Defazio Joined: Jan 10, 2011 Subscribers: 30,600 Total Views: 4,296,515 Specialty: Mobile diagnostics (live repairs). Keith took a job with a scan tool manufacturer and no longer actively performs mobile diagnostics.
Joined: Oct 22, 2011 Subscribers: 572,000 Total Views: 45,037,079 Specialty: Hands-on type coverage of a Toyota race team
Joined: Mar 18, 2015 Subscribers: 12,200 Total Views: 5,178,370 Specialty: Picoscope training – Corporate training team
Joined: Nov 28, 2008 Subscribers: 116,000 Total Views: 14,086,194 Specialty: All types of transmission teardowns/builds
Kyle Joined: Jan 10, 2014 Subscribers: 49,700 Total Views: 6,576,128 Specialty: Kyle worked in a dealership but left to start the SP Tools Education Program
Scott Brown Joined: Oct 8 2006 Subscribers: 799 Views: 263,165 Specialty: Scott was one of the founders of iATN and also owns an independent shop in CA. Scott is definitely an industry influencer and produces a log of cutting edge information on ADAS.
Paul Danner – Pittsburgh, PA Teaching 15+ years @ Rosedale Technical Institute Joined: Apr 1, 2011 Subscribers: 277,000 Total Views: 70,439,790 Specialty: Driveability, No Starts, Electrical
Eric O – Upstate, NY Shop Owner Joined: Oct 22, 2014 Subscribers: 515,000 Total Views: 156,334,606 Specialty: Eric tends to do diagnostic walkthroughs and documents entire repair procedures on cars. Eric’s shop is located in upstate New York where a lot of road salt is used in the winter. Subsequently, he deals with a lot of rusted suspension repairs.
Mario Location: Miami, Fl Joined: Mar 30, 2013 Subscribers: 15,800 Views: 1,408,366 Mario tends to diagnose a problem from start to finish and takes the viewer along for the ride.
Joined: Nov 16, 2017 Subscribers: 9,810 Total Views: 496,970 Trained by Techs is a somewhat younger group of automotive technicians that are producing videos designed to start conversations about experiences in the automotive repair industry. Many in this group are mobile diagnostic techs and some present at major conferences.
Joined: Mar 30, 2013 Subscribers: 7,190 Total Views: 320,462 Patrick works at a Toyota dealership and posts some of the more unusual Toyota issues. He is also a member of the “Trained by Techs” group.
John Kelly – Ogden, Utah Weber State University Joined: Nov 26, 2009 Subscribers: 198,000 Total Views: 32,540,668 Specialty: Drivetrains, Hybrids
John Kelly is a professor at Weber State University in Ogden, UT. His YouTube videos are long and extensive and he leaves no leaf unturned. His specialty seems to be with hybrids.