The Automotive Technician (TaT) is your gateway to a whole new world of problem solving and know how. Join our extensive community today and change the way you diagnose problem vehicles.
The Automotive Technician (TaT) was established in 2007 by a group of far-sighted technicians who realized that for the aftermarket to prosper it would be essential for technicians to share their knowledge, information and experience.
TaT is a unique platform that provides members with practical information and diagnostic solutions straight from the workshop floor. Information of the kind that you won’t find in a call centre, manual or wiring diagram.
TaT shares its information through its technical magazine, repair database, technical help service, Scan data database, diagnostic programs and training seminars.
TAT Magazine: Get Australasia’s No.1 technical automotive magazine mailed to you six times per year plus search over 2000 pages of past editions online.
Repair Solutions: Get access to over 2500 diagnostic repair solutions searchable by vehicle, problem and fault code. Each fortnight we upload 20 new repair solutions.
Good Scan/Scope Data: Get access to over 17000 good scan tool and scope-data uploads to compare to the bad data you have retrieved from your vehicle.
Technical Assistance: Get technical assistance from the TaT Tech team and fellow members.
Diagnostic programs: Get access to 20 in-house designed diagnostic calculators and software programs.
Fault code database: Get access to an electronically logged database of over 8000 fault code definitions.
The Automotive Technician (TaT) is your gateway to a new world of practical technical know-how and repair solutions. Built from decades of hands-on industry expertise, straight from the workshop floor, it’s the kind of information you won’t find in a call centre, manual or wiring diagram. Instead, you’ll enjoy touch-button access to a vast database of easy-to-use diagnostic repair information – fully searchable by vehicle, symptom and fault code – saving you time and money every day.
Change the way you diagnose problem vehicles.
Intermittent no crank, particularly on hot days. Gets dash lights, but no cranking sound when turning key, or sometimes just a single click. Says key will sometimes feel hot when removed after fault - reinsert key and try again and it starts.
The battery was going flat, even when left for short periods.
Fuel leak from right hand side of fuel rail supply pipe. The vehicle would not start. The customer had also complained recently about an engine rattle mainly at idle.
No customer complaint. The vehicle was in the workshop for oil leak repairs and a fault occurred after repairs. Oil leaks repaired include: - Valve cover gasket - Rear main oil seal - Sump pan gasket - Transmission front pump seal
The car would crank but not start, RAC was called and said it had no spark.
Only Driver's electric windows working. All passenger windows not working from any of the switches.
This is without doubt the most useful, interesting, helpful, well put together trade organisation I have ever come across.
An awesome platform to share data, experiences, information and tips.
What TaT does is absolutely fantastic for independent workshops. Please keep doing what you’re doing.
I believe anyone involved full time in automotive repairs and problem solving would benefit from being a member of your TaT network.
Best information source for automotive technicians bar none.