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Professional automotive forum for discussion of any automotive industry-related issues, ranging from automotive legislation before the U.S. Congress and other legal bodies around the world, local automotive politics in states, provinces, and cities, as well as broader issues affecting the industry as a whole, including best practices to promote the professional image of the automotive service industry. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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02/22/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
For Pete's Sake !!! Could you guy's at least put a nickel's worth of anti-seize on your vehicles suspension component's during assembly. If it drives the price of the vehicle up a hundred bucks it's worth it!
ILSAC GF-6 in April
02/12/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
We all need to be prepared for the changes, the questions the rumors and the myths. iATN has always been the leading industry resource for this (and virtually everything else). A few japanese OEMs are already recommending SAE XW-16. The change in detergen...
GM Programming Subscription Changes 2/15 midnight
02/12/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
GM Specialists: If you work on GM vehicles, their programming subscription changes midnight 2/15. They are moving to a VIN based subscription on 2/16. GM will offer their current subscriptions until that time. If you buy an annual or quarterly subscriptio...
Update your GM bookmarks
02/09/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
GM has revised their service information website. If you have bookmarks that have service.gm.com replace that section with gsi.ext.gm.com The rest of the link will still be the same. For example: Free Mode $06 data now lives at:.
Lockmaster website access
02/09/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
I'm trying to setup an account at Lockmasters.com They say they can't approve me because I don't have proof of being a certified locksmith. I sent them my LSID and other info but they say that's not good enough. I'm a member of the Society of Professional...

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