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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.2 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

Alldata Vs Identifix
03/21/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
Group, real-life scenario playing out right here right now. Absolutely disgusting beater of a 1982 Nissan pickup truck/720 is right now occupying space on my lift. It has a whole lot of electrical problems preceded by a whole lot of butchery of the wiring...
backpressure 2017
03/21/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 01 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L] Im chasing a drivability problem. MY BP is 1/2 lb at idle. It moves up to 1lb when reving up to 4000rpm(fuel cut) Normal to moderate driving is less than 2 lbs. However when driving, under a full load, it ...
Harness retainer clips
03/21/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
Simple thing, and I'm sure I'm not the first guy to think of it, but I find its generally impossible to get the harness retainer clips out of the body without access to the back side to pinch the two wings, and 90% of the time, the backside is not availab...
AC-delco 10372226 gas cap FAIL
03/21/2017 in the Emissions Forum
I encountered strange problem with AC-delco [...] gas caps. In the last year I have replaced 3 of them, and within month or so they will FAIL with NO apparent reason -- tested with Waekon FPT27 and confirmed the FAIL -- there is min. of 10% alcohol conten...
tow/haul
03/21/2017 in the Transmission Forum
[Transmission: 08 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.4L] The Tow/ Haul feature seems to only work when the unit is cold. Below 50 degrees ambient temp. First start in morning it works fine until I turn the truck off then will not come on again until the truck ...

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