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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

Bias Voltage?
04/20/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 10 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L] Maybe I'm just overthinking or overlooking something obvious. Above vehicle came in with both P0014 and P0011 codes, both relating to VVT solenoids for both intake and exhaust cams. Solenoids themselves tested o...
Fuel gauge and sender issue, old Dodge
04/20/2019 in the Technical Theory Forum
I have a good one on a 1966 Dodge Charger. I have a very good long term customer who has a vehicle that has stumped me. It has a new tank and I replaced the sender unit a second time due to erratic operation (never would go above 1/4 of a tank and design ...
Tamper proof indicator paste
04/20/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I have been looking into the type of indicator paste you put on oil drain plugs and other areas to expose any tampering. I tried a brand that I got off Amazon once and it didn't work well and dried out quickly. I was wondering what you guys use and where ...
F-Car scan tool F7S-G trial report
04/20/2019 in the Tool & Equipment Forum
Good morning folks! I recently sold Integrity Auto to my employee, Chris Normand, so am posting under my old personal account. [protecequipment.ca] I posted my wondering about this Chinese tool under the Integrity account awhile back. I wanted something f...
A trick for oil filter tightening
04/20/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Saturday greetings IATN, Here's a trick I happened upon recently. If you're tightening an oil filter by hand, and especially if that filter has a smooth painted surface (like the Purolator PureOne's that we use), there will be those times that your hands ...

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