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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.4 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

SI information on alldata
10/12/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 14 Chevrolet Spark LS 1.2L] Normally when you pull up a vehicle on alldata, the very first page has a button for 'all diagnostic trouble codes (dtc)'. On this vehicle, it does not. I am looking for SI information on code p0132, and have be...
Pneumatic slide hammer
10/12/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Is anyone aware of any type of pneumatic or even spring loaded slide hammer? I searched around and didn't see anything. I'm picturing something similar to how a gun works, where you attach an air hose, pull the hammer back until it locks in to position an...
Cadillac CTS bad compression, or is it?
10/12/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 12 Cadillac CTS 3.6L 3.6L] I wanted to share something with you guys to get some opinions and thoughts. This vehicle came in on the hook, cranks but doesn't start. As I'm cranking this thing the compression sounds way off, almost non exist...
Jeep Compass differential seals
10/12/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Transmission: 15 Jeep Compass Latitude 2.4L] Looking at an oil leak on this Compass. Rear diff pinion seal leak. This diff has the AWD clutch assembly bolted to the front of the diff, and at first glance, appears to be identical to the one used in Toyot...
Freightliner Argosy Headlights
10/11/2019 in the HD/Fleet Forum
We are having a problem with this 07 Argosy having an intermittent loss of the right side headlight. Vin # [...] The dash lights go out at the same time as the right side headlight. We have switched left and right headlight relays and circuit breakers, bu...

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