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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.4 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

Honda Fit poor AC cooling
07/11/2020 in the HVAC Forum
[HVAC: 10 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L] Complaint: AC cools good intermittent in hot weather. I have my daughters Honda Fit and it is a challenge out in the open trying to figure it out with the ambient heat being 104 degrees. I started out with running readings...
AC Flushing Practises
07/11/2020 in the Technical Theory Forum
Lately been seeing lots of ac failures with junk in the system. I usually sell an ac kit with compressor, txv/orifice tube, condenser, and receiver/accumulator. I then run flush through all the lines. I use the metal can with a air hose attached. Giv...
Using a needle scaler and left hand spiral sockets
07/11/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Just an FYI for you folks out there dealing with rusty suspension bolts and exhaust. The back story: I have been dealing with the rear suspension on a 2006 Toyota Matrix AWD that came from up in Maine down here to TX. The rear crossmember in this car rott...
Reverse Serendipity
07/11/2020 in the Shop Management Forum
Awhile ago I repaired a car with a convertible top failure, the pistons were leaking and I overhauled the set. When I got it all back together I tested the top out a few times and it worked perfectly. I let the motor rest to cool off between operations. A...
Steering return to center
07/10/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Chassis: 03 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L] I bought this truck from one of my customers. I noticed before buying it while test driving that the steering felt funny. When you turn left or right cruising down the road you have to steer back to center ...

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