How to Configure Electronic Technician to use the Communication Adapter II

In order for Electronic Technician to work with the Communication Adapter II, you must change the Settings to select the Caterpillar Electronic Technician as your Communication Interface Device:
Step 1 Start Caterpillar Electronic Technician
Step 2 Press the “Stop Connect” button when it appears
Step 3 Select the “Settings” menu (or the “Utilities” menu with Car Scanner Tool ET 2001A or later)
Step 4 Choose “Preferences…”
Step 5 Select the “Communications” tab
Step 6 Change the Communication Interface Device to SIP
Step 7 “COM1″ should be selected. This application firmware only supports Serial communications.

Setting up Caterpillar Communication Adapter

Requirements 7X1700
– Caterpillar Communication Adapter Group

Note:
You may use the 7X1701 Caterpillar Communication Adapter; however, it is no longer available for purchase from Caterpillar.

Also requires:

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Instructions
To set up the Communication Adapter, perform the following steps:

Step 1
Connect the 7X-1425 RS232 cable to an available Serial Port on your PC and to the Service Tool connector on the Communication Adapter.

Step 2
Connect the 139-4166 Unicable to the Control connector on the Communication Adapter and to the service
connector on the product that you are servicing. You are now ready to start your Car Diagnostic Tool.

Note:
Caterpillar Communication Adapter (7X1701) does not support J1939 data link.

Requirements
MPSI Pro-Link? 9000 (only for On Highway Truck engines and certain commercial applications) This package also requires the following equipment:

Description
MPSI PC/Terminal Cable
MPSI Caterpillar Cartridge (version 1.07 or greater)

Note:
If programming a 3126 HEUI, it is recommended you disconnect the power to the Allison transmission and re-connect with Pro-Link.

Instructions
Perform the following steps to set up the Pro-Link 9000:

Step 1
Insert the MPSI Caterpillar Cartridge in the Pro-Link?9000.

Step 2
Connect the Pro-Link 9000 to your PC’s serial port using the MPSI PC/Terminal cable.

Step 3
Connect the Pro-Link 9000 to the product and turn the ignition key of the vehicle on to power the Pro-Link.

Step 4
Select Pro-Link from the main menu or push the “Func” key to recall data if no engine data is received.

Step 5
Select the Com Adapter Link function from the Pro-Link menu, and push “Enter” to initiate the Com Adapter Link mode. The Pro-Link will display a screen showing that the Com Adapter Link is active. You are now ready to start the Caterpillar SIS.

Software Activation – Cat ET and SIS DVD

Software Activation – Cat ET and SIS DVD

-> Software users MUST be assigned an Activation ID that will license their copy of CAT SIS and SIS DVD
-> After software is installed, the Activation ID must be installed to Activate the software Software may be licensed Online or Manually
Online is the PREFERRED Method
-> Manual licensing forces the user to obtain a file via the Internet during the process

Online Service Software Activation

-> Instructions for the Activation of Cat ET and SIS DVD service software follow the same format.
-> The examples that are shown in this presentation represent the Cat ET procedure.
-> Please follow the same process for SIS DVD.

Online Activation – Cat ET

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Manual Service Software Activation
-> Instructions for the Manual Activation of Cat ET and SIS DVD service software follow the same format.
-> The examples that are shown in this presentation represent the CAT ET procedure.
Please follow the same process for SIS DVD

Manual Activation – Cat ET

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Manual Activation – Cat ET
-> Dealer License Administrator uses DSL to send Manual_Request.xml file to License Security Server
-> Dealer License Admin generates Response File and saves response.xml Response File to Flash Drive or other device
-> Automotive Scan Tool Cat ET User Loads response.xml file Response File on User’s PC
-> Service Software application prompts user to accept the license in order to install the Activation ID onto PC
-> Application is enabled with the proper level of functionality
-> License is enabled for 365 days
-> Manual licensing forces the user to obtain a file via the Internet during the process

Manual Activation – Cat ET

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Caterpillar Electronic Technician Documentation

Overview
An electronic copy of Caterpillar Electronic Technician Getting Started is included on the current service tool Install CD-ROM.

To view or print this manual, you must first install Adobe Acrobat Reader version 4.0 or greater. Adobe Acrobat Reader version 4.0 is also included on the CAT Electronic Technician Install CD-ROM.

Instructions
To install Adobe Acrobat Reader:

Step 1
Insert the Install CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.

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Step 2
In Explorer, select your CD-ROM drive.

Step 3
Select the Adobe Acrobat Reader file folder.

Step 4
Select the rs405eng.exe file. This installs Adobe Acrobat Reader on your PC.  For more information about Adobe Acrobat Reader, view the Reader.pdf file.

Purpose
Trainer runs the service tool in a training mode. This allows you to become familiar with the service tool without needing to be connected to an Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Communications Adapter.There is no charge for Trainer, and authorization is not required. Instructions

Using Trainer:  

Step 1
Select CAT ET from the Programs menu, and then select Electronic Technician from the submenu. The Connection message box is displayed.

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Step 2
Press the “Stop Connect” pushbutton. The service tool main screen is displayed.

Step 3
Select Trainer from the Help menu, and then select Enable from the submenu, or push the Enable Trainer icon on the toolbar (if default is set). The Trainer dialog box is displayed

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Step 4
Select a product from the Application drop-down list.

Step 5
Press “OK.” The Connection message box is displayed. The ECM Summary screen displays in the trainer mode. Trainer simulates some of the service tool functions.

Press “Cancel” to exit Trainer. You will return to the service tool main screen.

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Note:
When you are in trainer mode, “Trainer Active” displays on the Title Bar.

To change the product simulated within Trainer:

Step 1
Select Trainer from the Help menu, and then select Properties from the submenu. The Trainer dialog box is displayed.

Step 2
Select a different product from the Application drop-down list.

Step 3
Press “OK.” The Connection message box is displayed. Then the new product is displayed.

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To exit Trainer:
Select Trainer from the Help menu, and then select Disable on the submenu, or push the Disable Trainer icon from the toolbar (if default is set).

Purpose
What’s New allows you to view a list of new functions and major enhancements available in the installed version of the OBD2 Scanner.

What’s New launches your browser when it is selected from the Help drop down. What’s New is displayed in the language selected as default in the Select Default Language dialog box during the installation of your service tool.

Instruction

To view the What’s New screen, select What’s New from the Help menu

What You Need To Run Caterpillar Electronic Technician

Caterpillar Electronic Technician (CAT ET) is a service tool designed to run on a personal computer (PC) under Microsoft Windows.

All service tool documentation assumes the user has some Microsoft Windows experience. if this does not describe you, please take some time to acquaint yourself with Windows 2000, or Xp before installing your service tool.

The data and menus displayed in the illustrations of this manual may be different from those displayed in your service tool. This is because there are many different Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) serviced with Caterpillar Electronic Technician.

What You Need To Run Caterpillar Electronic Technician

To run your service tool, you will need to meet the following PC Requirements, communication hardware, and cables.

Note: The CAT Electronic Technician should not be used as a standard when buying new personal computers to run the service tool. if you have existing equipment that meets these minimum requirements, it will run your service tool.

Ready to use CAT Electronic Technician 2017A V1.0

Caterpillar ET 2017A, Latest CAT ET Diagnostic Software to work with CAT/CAT3 Truck Scanner,With one free activation, can send software online,Supports Multi-languages.
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View active and logged diagnostics.
View events where irregularities occurred and were logged by the ECM.
View the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously.
Record and log performance data.
Graph a group of status parameters.
View the current configuration of an ECM.
Change ECM configurations.
Perform diagnostic tests.
Perform calibrations.
Print reports and diagnostic results.
In details…

Type of catalogue: Diagnostic Software
Make: Caterpillar
Region: WorldWide
Inclusive
languages: English, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Amount of
disks: 422 Mb, 1 CD
OS: Windows 7 32 bit, Wnidows 7 64 bit, Windows 8/8.1 32 bit, Windows 8/8.1 64 bit, Windows 10 32 bit, Windows 10 64 bit
We will remote help you installed and activation for 1 laptop by Teamviewer!
PC Requirements
Recommended Configurations

PC containing a 2.0 GHz dual-core processor
3GB RAM
3GB of available hard disk drive
DVD-ROM drive
15.4 inch XGA Screen (1280×1024 compatible)
Microsoft Windows? 7 Professional or Windows 8 Professional, Windows 10 Professional (Not tested with Home Edition) (Note: Windows 8 RT is not supported)
RS232 port with 16550AF UART or compatible (for use with CAT ET)
USB 1.1 or 2.0 port (for use with Comm Adapter 3)
Ethernet RJ45 connector
Built in pointing device or mouse
For security purposes, Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9 or newer is recommended.
Note: The most recent version of Microsoftò Internet Explorer may not be validated to work with the service tool from CnAutotool.com.

Caterpillar Communication Adapter III Kit

Caterpillar Comm Adapter III – diagnostic scanner interface is a CAT group dealer workshop diagnostic tool built to work with Caterpillar heavy vehicles and Caterpillar engines. It is the latest generation of the CAT Communication Adapter group and replaces the CAT Comm Adapter II & the old 466-6258 and 317-7487 tool number.

This is the only data transfer tool that will allow you to properly interact with the CAT engine on two data channels. This function is required for some CAT ET (Electronic Technician) functions.

At the moment, both CAT kits are available for purchase www.cnautotool.com.

The only difference with the new kit is that the adapter (box) will not pull the voltage to power itself from the computer’s USB Port.

The computer will recognize it as a connected device but Cat ET will not read the device unless it is plugged into a powered ECM.c Technician) functions.

The set includes:

1.CAT Comm Adapter III (part # 317-7485)
2.CD for installing the drivers
3.USB Cable (From device to your computer)
4.J1939/J1708 Cable (from device to your truck)
5.Hard Shell Case with foam inserts
6.Caterpillar ET 2017C Included

Caterpillar Electronic Technician (Cat ET) is a service tool designed to run on a personal computer (PC) under Microsoft Windows. It will communicate with the Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) through a communication data link thus allowing you to diagnose existing and potential problems, configure the product, and obtain data for analysis.

Check out this video to get more information about Caterpillar CommuniCATion Adapter 3 contents

With this service auto scanner diagnostic tool, you can:
View active and logged diagnostics
View events where irregularities occurred and were logged by the ECM
View the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously
Record and log performance data
Graph a group of status parameters
View the current configuration of an ECM
Change ECM configurations
Perform diagnostic tests
Perform calibrations
Print reports and diagnostic results
For some machine and engine products, additional functionality has been included with the service tool program.

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New Available Bluetooth Cat3 CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III 2015A Heavy Duty Truck Scanner

Latest Caterpillar CAT ET 2017A Electronic Technician  P/N 317-7485 CAT3 Professional Heavy Duty Truck Diagnostic Tool New Available!!

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CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III is the latest generation of the Communication Adapter group, and replaces the Heavy Duty Diagnostic  Comm Adapter II. This is the only recommended communication device for et 3,and the only datalink device that will allow you to properly communicate with a CA engine on dual datalinks. This function is needed for some ET (Electronic Technician) functions.

CAT Communications Adapter III Feature:
1. WiCaterpillar Communication Adapter3
2.Allows communication between service tools and engine controls using various data links such as J1939/11, DeviceNet
(future release), CT DataLink, and J1708 (ATA) vehicle networks;
3.Flash program allows adapter firmware upgrades as additional features become available;
4.Uses J1939/11, high-speed data link (part of ADEM III controls), substantially reducing flash times;
5.Automatically selects J1939/11 when flashing the engine (reduces the flash time approximately 80%, from 14 minutes to 3 minutes).

CAT ET Diagnostic Tool CAT ET 3 III Bluetooth function:
-Display “Logged Event Codes” to show engine over speeds,High temperatures, fuel consumption, etc.
-View ECM\’s current configuration and change user settings
-Perform diagnostic tests and calibrations, and calibrate
-Electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic components
-Context sensitive help leads operator through every task ET can perform
-Data Logger and Data Log Viewer allows recording of ECM signals for delayed troubleshooting capability.

CAT ET 3 Wireless Adapter III truck diagnostic tool Function:
1.ECM Summary screen lists every control module on equipment
2.Being tested and gives information on these modules.
3.Fast hookup and real time display of systems status. Displays ,readings such as rpm, boost, pressures, temperatures, etc. for Easy troubleshooting.
4.Identifies faulty sensors, harness connectors, and system parameters which are out of specification. Allows customers
5.To help dealer identify problems without visiting machine.
6.Identifies intermittent sensors and wiring problems during Machine operation and keeps a record of each one. Showswhen problem occurred and how often it happened.
7.Added information to allow customer to assist dealer in diagnosing and repairing problems. (Troubeshooting Help is not built in with in the program, you will still need go back to books in order to follow a repair description and steps in each Fault Code display within the program).English and metric units of measure integrated help file to easy learn the “How To” around the software.

CnAutotool.com provide best quality CAT Communications Adapter III with laptop. You can get it to work when you receive the package. Our engineer will activation the software for you, it is very convenience and easy to use.