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26/06/2018

Caterpillar ET 2018A Electronic Technician Diagnostic Software

 

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Cat electronic technician 2018A is an updated version of the caterpillar dealer diagnostic software.

Cat works with the CAT ET family.
The recommended adapter is a Caterpillar Communication Adapter III Kit PN 538-5051 (Replaces 466-6258).
This diagnostic app allows you to: Change vehicle’s parameters Lock / Unlock parameters Diagnose and reconfigure Reading of error codes ECM Flash

What’s New – 2018A
What’s New – 2018A

Trainer Update – 988K XE Wheel Loader

The 988K XE Wheel Loader has been added to the Trainer application.

What’s New – 2017C

Preferences Option to Save a Product Status Report to PDF

The Preferences dialog for the Product Status Report has changed. The dialog contains a new checkbox to automatically save a Product Status Report as a PDF file when the report is created. The service tool will continue to automatically save Product Status Reports as an XML file.

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What’s New – 2017B

Product Status Report Updates
The Product Status Report has been updated to include certain history features supported by the ECM, such as the after-treatment Regeneration History and the Service Test History.
Winflash Screen Update
The screen for the Winflash feature has been updated. A new Expand All button opens all sections of the screen to show all details for ECMs detected by WinFlash. A new Collapse All button hides all sections of the screen, except for header rows showing detected ECM names.

PC, Communication Hardware, and Cable Requirements
To run the service tool, the next PC, communication hardware, and cable requirements must be met. NOTE: The minimum PC Configurations should not be used as a standard when buying new personal computers for service tool purposes. If the existing equipment meets these minimum requirements, it will run the Heavy Duty Diagnostic.

PC Requirements
Recommended Configurations
PC containing a 2.0 GHz dual-core processor
3GB RAM
3GB of available hard disk drive
DVD-ROM drive (optionally)
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 Comm Adapter II)
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 11 or newer or Microsoft Edge is recommended.
Note: The most recent version of Microsoft? Internet Explorer may not be validated to work with the service tool.
Wi-Fi (for the Wireless Comm Adapter 3)

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Minimum Configurations
PC containing a Pentium 2 GHz processor or greater
1GB RAM
500MB of available hard disk drive
CD-ROM drive
Super VGA monitor or display (1024×768)
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 Comm Adapter II On CnAutotool)
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 Microsoft? Internet Explorer may not be validated to work with the service tool.

Communication Hardware
Caterpillar Communication Adapter III Kit PN 538-5051 (Replaces 466-6258)

Configuring Cat Electronic Technician to use the Communication Adapter 3
For Cat Electronic Technician to work with the Communication Adapter 3, the settings must be changed to select the Communication Adapter 3 as the Communication Interface Device:
Step 1 Start Cat Electronic Technician.
Step 2 Click the Stop Connect button when it appears.
Step 3 Select the Utilities menu.
Step 4 Choose “Preferences > Modify…”.
Step 5 Select the Communications tab.
Step 6 Select Cat Comm Adapter 3 (RP1210) and click OK.
NOTE: Because a growing number of products require multiple data link service, the “Enable Dual Datalink Service” checkbox has been pre-selected.
Servicing ECMs on more than one data link requires this checkbox to be enabled.
Failure to do this will result in undetected ECMs and reduced functionality.