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Professional automotive forum for discussion of automotive tools, equipment and products. Although product representatives for tool & equipment companies do participate in a helpful way, this forum (like all areas of iATN) does not permit any advertising, so the discussion that takes place is by and for the users of the products. Discussion of special tool uses, solutions, and best practices. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Tool & Equipment Forum

Autel Maxisys Elite
06/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Is anyone here using one of these for programming? If so what has your experience been? We just got a Maxisys Elite with J2534 box (shop owner purchased it without consulting anyone first). I'm familiar with the scan tool since we already had a Maxisys as...
Hunter user, thinking of going with John Bean
06/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
The Hunter service rep has tried my patience once more, my aligner has been down 3 weeks come Monday. Told me he would be here today, no phone call nothing, he hasn't showed and I'm certain he isn't coming today as it now 5:05pm here. Last week he said he...
4 season's Electronically Controlled Variable Displacement
06/22/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Looking for input of the 4 seasons Electronically Controlled Variable Displacement Compressor (ECV) Diagnostic Tool Kit from anyone who has used it. Is it worth spending the money on?
My one time tire cage
06/21/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
First time I've dealt with multi piece wheels. Fronts good for another 20 years.. [Safety first].
CVT dipstick
06/21/2018 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
on a 2013 nissan sentra with the CVT trans , there is no dipstick , like on MB .there is a tube with a plug .apparently , the only way to check the fluid level is with a tube that replace the drain plug , so , you fill until it overflow .if you stick a th...

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