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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.3 million messages and roughly 500 posts daily. You may discuss all manner of automotive topics with other automotive professionals in a threaded discussion format as shown in the screen below. The automotive discussion that takes place ranges from very technical in nature to repair shop management, automotive industry issues, and everything in between. Members upload waveforms, scan data, photos, videos and other documents and discuss them directly in forums. Below, your can see a sampling of the latest topics being discussed on iATN.

Recent Automotive Discussions in the Forums

2006 Pontiac Pursuit
07/14/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hello,I have this Pontiac pursuit in shop,needs a [...] one from the dealer is over a thousands [...] want us to install used [...] it reprogram on this vehicle?we don\'t do much reflash or programing in [...] do have j box .can it be reprogrammed wi...
Analyze ECM Images in Insite 8
07/14/2018 in the HD/Fleet Forum
One of the little known features of Insite is the ability to analyze the data collected from a ECM image. I found this feature in Insite version 8+. I use this feature to get a look at how well the engine and after treatment systems are performing. To ana...
Don't Do It
07/14/2018 in the Shop Management Forum
Last week, took an appointment for a car leaking fluid. The car arrived, there was not a question that it was gasoline leaking from close to the fuel tank. Found out another shop had turned them away. Once the car was on the hoist, I could not believe the...
ATI Harassment
07/13/2018 in the Shop Management Forum
Is anybody else dealing with excessive phone calls from ATI ? How do you get ride of them?? Employee Jim Schaffer from ATI has repeatedly called the shop even after my service adviser has asked him to stop calling (several times).... Jim calls multiple ti...
Warranty company 'protect my car'
07/13/2018 in the Shop Management Forum
Now to start I do not as a rule do not work for these aftermarket warranty companies. If I do I just give the customer the bill afterwards they pay me and get reimbursed by the company. I do not want any entanglement with them. I work and warranty my cust...

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