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There are over 20 different automotive discussion forums in the iATN members only area, with 2.3 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

2018 Toyota Camry Transmission Fluid Change (4 cyl)
01/20/2019 in the Transmission Forum
Greetings Forum. Lately I've been hearing a lot of problems with the new 8 speed Automatic Transmissions.. Customers are complaining transmission doesn't shift smoothly, very jerky, and has a mind of it's own when shifting, and lag when throttle is in dem...
Best scanner for Heavy Duty vehicles
01/20/2019 in the HD/Fleet Forum
My buddy has a 2000 IH 4700 w/a dt466e engine and a 3000 series trans . He wants advice on the best scanner to buy for personal use on his truck . He is in the Operators Union and uses it on pipeline jobs . He wants to use it on his service truck and othe...
Simple re programing gone very wrong
01/20/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 14 Buick Encore 1.4L] Original issue was odometer was just dashes. SI had a service bulletin showing reprograming instrument cluster might correct this. I should know better than to do any programing with a bad headache, but the older I get,...
Hard start very cold weather only
01/20/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 11 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew 3.6L] I have a very long crank hard start on very cold days only. Starter motor stays engaged until finally chugs and starts. All other conditions starts fine only first thing in the very cold mornings.
Recommendations for a Mild cam and Lifter Delete
01/19/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 09 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L] I have this well cared for LS motor that wiped a cam lobe off on #6 - Customer wants to remove the DOD (Displacement on Demand system) and install a mild Cam improvement. I am on board with this as the custom...

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