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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

ASE Testing
07/09/2018 in the Industry Issues Forum
Nothing too deep or philosophical here. I just recertified A1-A8 again and it seems like the tests have continued to get better, in my opinion, during the 20 years I've been taking them. All of the questions seemed fair and relevant. I also have to admit ...
Diagnostic/ Driveability write up form
07/09/2018 in the Shop Management Forum
I am requesting your help here. We have issues with some tech's not providing proper write ups when they are performing diagnostics. Have it be MIL, or driveability they will not properly write up the procedure's they attempted or what it is they have tes...
Rough Start or Start/Stall
07/09/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
This truck will have a rough start or start/stall issue at any engine temperature. The injectors, FCA and CKP sensor have been replaced by another shop. The transfer pump flow and pressure are good when cranking. The ECM control of the FCA is not pr...
Where to get remanufactured Mitsubishi ECM
07/09/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I have a 1990 Eagle Talon, aka Mitsubishi Eclipse, that the engine computer no longer controls idle speed. I found an open circuit in the iacv, but apparently it was shorted in the past, because the ecm no longer ground that circuit, and a new iacv does n...
No cold air
07/09/2018 in the HVAC Forum
2002 Chrysler PT. Air cool but not cold. Suction and pressure pipes at filler valves cold. Replace expansion valve hose and recharge per specs. Low side 90 - 100 and high side 90- 100 lbs. compressor off. Compressor on 20 lbs low side and 30lbs. high side...

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