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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.5 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

ABS module repair
09/19/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Brakes: 13 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L] We bought a 2013 Accord at the auction. It has issues with the abs unit. It has multiple codes that return on engine start, or if you clear codes and attempt to test it. I only found one used one for $1000, and one...
Facepay
09/19/2021 in the Shop Management Forum
I am having the Wife looking into a new way of paying. It's called Facepay. The basic premise is that you pay a flat fee per month ( about 1 Benjamin) and we pay no fees, (percentage) She seems to think it's like Venmo and we have considered offering that...
BMW E36 Convertible - reference photo request
09/18/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Body: 98 BMW 323i 2.5L] I [1998 BMW 323is, Photo] [1998 BMW 323is, Photo] I need some help from the classic BMW guys please. Is the rear end of the convertible top frame supposed to bend sideways like this? Does anyone have a car handy they could look a...
Hyundai engine ID help
09/18/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 10 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L] [2010 Hyundai Sonata GL, Photo] [2010 Hyundai Sonata GL, Photo] Afternoon,, we were trying to replace a leaking t/stat housing and found that someone did a 'rigged' job of installing a junkyard motor in it and the ho...
Crank shafts do not walk by themselves
09/17/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Just to clarify, it seems some of us may think a crankshaft may "push or pull" on a transmission. There is really nothing in the normal internal combustion gasoline or diesel that could generate an axial (end to end directional) force. It is only due to e...

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