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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.2 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.

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iATN Broadcasting 2017 Vision Exchange Fri Mar 3 1:00PM CT
02/27/2017 in the Educators' Forum
Hello Educators, From the 2017 Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo in Overland Park, Kansas, iATN will once again broadcast live the Educator Think Tank Industry Panel Discussion. The official event announcement can be found here: [].
B1S2 Short Term Fuel Trim 99.2%
02/27/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
On a scan tool what is the PID "B1S2 Short Term Fuel Trim" for? I believe it is supposed to tell you when the rear O2 is being used for fuel trim calculations.... Sometimes it is 100% and others it is 99.06% to 99.2%. Anybody have an explanation?
ASE Blue Seal of Excellence
02/27/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
Does anybody know if you can be an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence shop as a one many shop? or do you have to have employees?
Kurt Busch Wins the 2017 Daytona 500
02/27/2017 in the R.P.M. Forum
JASPER Race Products Performance Report Kurt Busch Wins the 2017 Daytona 500 Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kurt Busch won his first Daytona 500, in style, making a last lap pass to take the checkered flag in the 59th running of the season-opening event. Unde...
Labor Time Guide(ance)
02/26/2017 in the HD/Fleet Forum
Hello all and thank you in advance for any and all help. I have a good friend with a Hitachi ZX135US-3 with Isuzu 4JJ1X engine that he is having the engine replaced by a dealer, long story. None the less, he has contacted me regarding what labor hours are...

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