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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.5 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

Gas Tank Hard to Fill Testing Methods
02/19/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
So I've had a flood of these recently. Couple were relatively simple. But I didn't test/verify either of them, which isn't how I typically like to handle customer complaints. A gas station is a 20 minute round trip affair. So I feel like running down just...
Loud snapping noise-low speeds
02/19/2024 in the Transmission Forum
[PowerTrain: 18 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.6L] This vehicle makes a rather loud snapping/cracking/popping noise when driving at lower speeds coming from the transfercase area. I removed the driveshaft & the noise is not from the ujoints or rear axle.If I tu...
Pushing, pulling or towing an EV
02/19/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
It may have been asked before, but I haven't seen fresh info on this in quite awhile. I had taken EV classes in the mid 2000s. but since there were little to none in the real world, other than some Prius and Honda Insight, I think some technical stuff may...
Finally fixed the cookies problem!
02/19/2024 in the iATN Development Forum
I've been having to accept cookies EVERY TIME I opened a page on iATN in Firefox for prolly 6 months, finally this morning, pages open normally. Thanks.
MaxiSYS ULTRA, any good?
02/19/2024 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Work for pipeline company with many Ford light duty trucks, currently and will still use my Ford IDS, love it and used it since it came out. Currently we have Snapon Zeus for everything else, we don't do big trucks in our shop, only up to F550. Someone su...

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