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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

Wheel bearing diag
04/17/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Chassis: 05 Mini Cooper S 1.6L] That chugging sound of a bad wheel bearing is unmistakable. I know it's on the right 'cause when it first started, it was louder when I turn left. But even after letting it get bad enough to make noise all the time, I sti...
Cold No Start - Hot hard restart/no start
04/17/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 07 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.9L] I couldn't find much info on this particular issue with this era common rail cummins. This was my conclusion: Most current repair history: New fuel filter 03/13/17 - towed in, gel in filter Found trash through ...
Updating Wheel Balancer.
04/16/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
I have a 15 year old Snap On hand spin wheel balancer. I have seen a demonstration on a Hunter Road Force wheel balancer. I like the concept of the Hunter Balancer, I believe you can solve a lot of problems with this piece of equipment. My question I...
FCA Witech
04/16/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Any one received the latest Witech news?, here is what I got. My Micropod 2 was bought August 2015, at the end of 2017 its junk! FCA announced that they will be transitioning to wiTECH 2.0 for all aftermarket customers by the end of the year. The advanced...
Update to Verus solus update
04/16/2017 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
We had our verus and solus updated to 16.4 end of last year. We dont use these tools all the time however there needed enough that i was looking for replacements after doing this update. The update literally ruined the tools as far as productivity goes. T...

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