× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network

Automotive Industry Issues Forum

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.

Continue to the description of our next automotive discussion forum, the R.P.M. Forum.

Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Industry Issues Forum

How much labor for an oil change?
12/13/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
Just now got off the phone with a fleet administrator. Lets call them NBI a 3 letter company. (nothing but initials) Newish 2500 van in for maintenance. Oil change & rotate. Oil change is menu priced, rotate on a van carrying 5000 pounds of crap in the ba...
NASTF SDRM 2.0 Tips and Tricks
12/07/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
All, I have been on the phones and email helping users migrate so apologies if I have missed posts that needed response. Please see this link for tips on using the new security registry portal. [mailchi.mp].
Over-The-Air Updates
12/05/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
As highlighted by a 2019 Silverado getting stuck on center ice because it was updating its software, over-the-air updates appear to be in our future. How will this impact the industry? Maybe this is a good thing for independents and dealers alike. No more...
Texas antique vehicle owners
11/30/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
I recently had a headache with my local license office. Even though my car is a 1969 and I have year correct plates. I was told I could only renew for one year and I was required to get a state inspection. Of course I was not convinced, so I looked up the...
Honda oil dilution problem
11/17/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
Honda has a big problem with their direct injected 1.5L engine. You can google it for all the details, but what I find ridiculous is this video that Honda posted on YouTube to try to convince consumers that its normal. BTW, in China these cars were stoppe...

Automotive Sponsored Discussion Forums