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Autonomous Vehicles Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), lane departure warning systems (LWDS), collision avoidance systems, adaptive cruise control (ACC), and more.
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Braking Vehicle braking systems, including: antilock braking systems (ABS), brake-by-wire (BBW), and more.
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Chassis Suspension and chassis systems.
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Collision Body and collision service and repair.
316 6145
Diagnostic Network For discussions related to the development of Diagnostic Network and its community.
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Driveability Vehicle performance and driveability anomalies and issues, and their root causes, including: case studies, white papers, Q&A, troubleshooting, and technical support.
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Drivetrain Drivetrain components such as transmissions, drivelines, drive axles, transfer case, PTO, u-joints, and traction motors.
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Education This topic is suited for the discussion of educational processes, challenges, etc. It is not for announcing or advertising upcoming training events.
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Electrical Electrical and electronic systems, including: case studies involving electrically controlled systems such as window motors, power distribution systems, starting and sharing systems, and convenience systems.
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Electrification Electric-powered vehicles, including: hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electric vehicles (BEV), fuel cell vehicles (FCEV), and more.
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Emissions Vehicle emission control strategies, including: closed loop fuel control, catalytic converter efficiency, NOx control, Exhaust gas recirculation, variable valve timing, and more.
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Employment Employment, employees wanted, jobs wanted, etc.
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Fabrication Fabrication of parts, systems, components, and mounting systems to assist with repairs.
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Heavy Duty Diagnosis, service, and repair of heavy duty vehicles, including: engine performance, electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems found on vehicles up to Class 8 trucks.
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HVAC Climate control systems, including: temperature controlled seats, heated steering wheels, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
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Industry Any topics related to the automotive, collision and heavy duty transportation industries, including: regulations, licensing, certification, safety, and more.
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Infotainment Hardware and software providing audio/video entertainment, navigation and other in-car information and control.
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Management Business management, including: shop-front and back-office operations, shop management systems, customer relation systems, communication systems, employee training, staffing, and best practices for workshop management.
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Marketplace Non-commercial selling or purchasing of items used in the vehicle service industry.
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Motorsports Formula One (F1), IndyCar, NASCAR, Le Mans, motocross, rally, drag, kart, off-road and any other form of motor sports.
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Network Communications Vehicle communication systems, including: networks, controller area networks (CAN), UART, communication busses, wiring systems, terminating resistors, gateway models, and more.
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Parts Parts related to vehicle service and repair operations.
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Powersports Powersport vehicles, including: motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, watercraft, and more.
5 6150
Programming Module setup, configuration, programming, and diagnostics when module reprogramming operations fail.
4175 6248
Propulsion Vehicle propulsion systems including: internal combustion engines, electric motors, electric machines, and traction motors.
799 6215
Restoration Vehicle restoration, including: specifications, identification, rare parts sourcing, refinishing, upholstery, and more.
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Safety Vehicle safety systems, including: supplemental restraint systems, seat belts, air bags, crash avoidance, tire pressure monitoring, child seats and more.
497 6226
Security Vehicle security systems, including: locksmith service, keyless entry, immobilizer, theft related parts, security coding and programming and more.
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Tooling Tool related topics, including: hand tools, diagnostic tools, tool servicing, tool ideas and best practices applied to tool usage.
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Other Any topics outside the scope of our current topics.
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