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Features and Specifications
PC-based service tools from Caterpillar provide the capability to
access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer.
job-critical tasks can be performed with an electronic service tool. The
user can display the status of a group of parameters (temperatures,
pressures, etc.) simultaneously, view active and clear logged
diagnostics, display the current configuration of an ECM and much more.
The service tool works with a communication adapter to allow connection
to an ECM.
A graphical interface makes this software quick to learn and
easy to use.
A separate pull-down menu for each function enhances the
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The version and identification of the ECM is
automatically retrieved and is displayed on a summary screen when the
program is started.
Diagnostic tests and calibrations can also be
Caterpillar PC-based tools enable service technicians to
reprogram ECMs, reconfigure control system parameters, fine tune
performance or diagnose the root cause of a failure the first time.
These powerful tools allow service personnel to display and analyze
vital performance and health information from any system quickly and
The service tool communicates with any system using ATA
(J1708), J1939 or the Caterpillar proprietary data link networks.
service tools provide information and features needed to help a
technician diagnose problems and perform repairs and to customize and
personalize the operation of a product.
By allowing customers to design
flexibility and configurability into a product, Caterpillar service
tools stretch beyond the capabilities of preprogrammed ECMs or onboard
Display, graph and log status parameters.
Retrieve prognostic data including histograms, engine totals for fuel used and miles traveled.
active diagnostics and clear logged diagnostics. View events where
irregularities have occurred and have been logged by the ECM.
Perform calibrations to enhance performance of the ECM.
Customize the ECM with application-specific settings.
Over 100 custom Diagnostic, Information and Service features including:
- 2D and 3D Histogram plotting capability (engine software support required).
- Custom Status screen groups
- Snapshots (Download and display snapshot data recorded by the ECM)
- Configuration Aid that allows upload/download of same
configuration to multiple control modules
Languages currently supported: Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
Customised Service Tool Options
Customized service tool name
Customized graphics for the splash screen and icons
Aftermarket differentiation, *****, the tool for one customer does not work on the product of another customer.
Licensing options for customer managementPackage including:
Flash programming of the ECM(s)
Training demonstration allows familiarity with the toola??s primary functions without connecting to ECM(s)
Major operating systems support (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, & XP)
customized diagnostic tests to identify harness problems, cylinder or
component failures (Automatic Cylinder Cutout with cylinder to cylinder
CAT main unit
3 interface cables