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December 11, 2017 Nathan from CO shares the strategy he uses when dealing with extended warranties. Check out the entire threaded discussion on iATN.

December 4, 2017 Another great network communication case study from longtime iATN member and regular contributor. We thank James for his insight and willingness to share with the professional service community. Enjoy!

November 22, 2017 Happy Holidays! Here's an interesting case study covering a GM MOST Bus diagnostic challenge you might find to be an interesting read as you're digesting a festive meal.

October 31, 2017 The latest iATN Review is out, gather some insight in vehicle technology, diagnostics and industry issues.

The iATN Review

October 23, 2017 iATN is sponsoring the live broadcast of the 2017 NASTF Meeting during the AAPEX 2017 show in Las Vegas.

Feel free to engage and submit your questions during the live stream in the NASTF YouTube Channel or join a discussion attached to the event announcement on iATN.

October 1, 2017 We recently launched a new poll asking members about their 2016 earnings. Please consider participating here and see how it compares to the poll taken a few years back.

September 6, 2017 iATN has created a new Disaster Recovery Forum to assist members in need.
Hello everyone, Like most of the world, the iATN staff has been watching the terrible aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and our hearts go out to all those affected. I'm sure most of us here in the US know someone affected by the disaster, either personally or through contact on iATN over the years. We estimate that over 500 members are directly impacted, and that number is sure to grow in the coming weeks. Now as we write this, Hurricane Irma is making windfall in the Caribbean, and may be headed for landfall soon in the southern US...

August 29, 2017 Techs working in I/M states might be interested in this recent challenge with monitors on a 2005 Mustang. Check out the entire discussion including related data and the final conclusion in the iATN Emissions Forum.

Ford Readiness Issue
Hi all, I'm having trouble getting CAT, O2 and O2 Heater monitors to run on this 4.0 V-6 Mustang. It is completely stock, not so much as an aftermarket air filter. 2 years ago it passed IEPA emissions testing with all monitors ready. Now it is a chronic reject...

August 18, 2017 A regular contributor, James from Florida shares his highly analytical skill-set used to identify an intermittent complaint on a late model GM vehicle. Auto techs engaged performing diagnostics would want to check out his methodologies and see what can be learned. James shares a lot with the iATN community, which they deeply appreciate!

An Easy Repair With A little Thought
A few days ago, an Express cargo van was towed in. It was a 2016 with about 500 miles on it. The complaint was "vehicle stalls on road, will restart." It seems strange to tow in for a stall only. It was almost closing time but I thought I'd drive the vehicle inside for the night. I went out to start it and when I turned the key, nothing happened. No click, nothing. The IPC illuminated and the headlights were bright. The Service Writer said there was no complaint of a no crank. Of course, with a commercial vehicle, you're not talking to the actual driver...

August 10, 2017 Announcing iATN Private Groups, new options for schools and Castrol Rewards Points!

Announcing Private Groups & Castrol Reward Points!
We're launching a beta of a new feature called Private Groups. Each Business+ account will have a private forum to be used as they see fit, accessible by all of your sub-accounts. Use it for internal shop discussions, notifications, and reviewing or documenting unique repair situations, just to name a few...

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