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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 Ultra
09/15/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Has anyone took the plunge and bought one of these new Autel Maxisys Ultra scanners yet. I am looking for feedback. I've been viewing some of the training information on them and they seem to be pretty versatile and more in line with OE level diagnostics ...
TIS2WEB & Java Problems
09/11/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I never have problems programming any GM before, but seems like either an updated or my PC lost some settings, first I was having problems to communicate with MDI2 with manager, however Java was runnign ok with the system since when I was start SPS was ru...
Looking at cordless ratchets
09/09/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I had a shop ratchet at Complete that was at my disposal. Snapon extended length, it cost them like 500 bucks, and it broke annually, but it didnt cost me anything so it didnt bother me. They sent it in, it got fixed, came back a week later. Now I have to...
Pocket U-scope or compact scope
09/07/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
I have thinking more and more about buying new pocket U-scope or a similar compact scope for quick checks. Anyone have suggestions? Looking for reasonable pricing as well. Anyone currently using one? I have 4 channel scopes I use when needed, but they are...
Robinair 34288NI Service menu and manual
09/05/2020 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Hello everyone. I have a Robinair 34288NI recovery machine. I'm having some problems with it and I am looking for a service manual and the password to get into the service menu. It gets stuck in "low side clear" . Anyone have any information? A manual?

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