How to install Caterpillar Electronic Technician

What is CAT ET 2017A?

CAT ET (CAT Electronic Technician) 2017A is an updated version of the dealer level program for the diagnosis of all equipment Caterpillar.

This program works with the dealer diagnostic scanner Caterpillar Communication Adapter, as well as other adapters for diagnostics including scanner Nexiq; the program provides the full information when troubleshooting.

Caterpillar ET diagnostic program for the entire technology Caterplillar. This program works with the dealer diagnostic scanner Caterplillar Communication Adapter. Software Caterpillar ET is necessary for firms involved in the diagnosis of building and special machinery Caterpillar. Caterpillar ET allows you to work with the diagnostic adapter and provides complete information for troubleshooting.

What’s New – Caterpillar ET 2017A?

Communications Adapter 3 (CA3) Update

The service tool contains a new version of the Communications Adapter 3 (CA3) software. The new software allows flashing at 500 kilobits on supported applications.

Marine Sea Trial Changes

In the marine Sea Trial Steady State feature, the 9xx manual entry parameters have been updated. Some numbers have been removed, and some existing numbers have new descriptions. New figures have been added with new 900 number designations for current engines, including Tier 4 SCR based after treatment engines. The steady-state setup files names and content have changed, and are based on the engine cooling system. The Sea Trial Feature is now supported on marine fixed speed engines.

Caterpillar Electronic Technician manual:

Part 1: How to install Perform the following steps to install the service tool from the Install

CD-ROM:

Step 1 Close any applications you are running. This includes any connections to mainframe computers or networks.

Only Windows should be running.

Note: If you are running Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows XP, you must have administrative rights on your computer system to install the service tool.

Step 2 Insert Caterpillar Electronic Technician Install CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.

Step 3 Press the “Start” pushbutton on the Task Bar. From the menu, select “Run.” The Run dialog box is displayed

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Step 4 In the text box type the following:z:\setup.exe

If the CD is in a CD-ROM drive other than “z,” substitute“z” with the appropriate drive letter.

Step 5 Press “OK.” The “Setup is preparing…” status box is Displayed

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This status box shows the percentage status of the InstallShield Wizard setup. When it is finished, the Welcome dialog box is displayed

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Step 6 Read through the welcome message. Press the “Next>” pushbutton to continue the setup. The Software License Agreement dialog box is displayed. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup process.

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Step 7 Read through the license agreement. Press the “I Agree” pushbutton to accept the terms and conditions. The Select Components dialog box is displayed

Press “<Back” to return to the previous screen. Press “I Decline” to abort the setup process.

Internet Explorer information:

You must have at least Internet Explorer version 5.5 installed on your PC to run the service tool. If you do not have Internet Explorer on your PC, you must install it. If you have an older version of Internet Explorer on your PC, it may not support the service tool, and you need to update your current version of Internet Explorer. Press “Yes” in the Install Internet Explorer dialog box to begin the installation.

Note: A message box may display asking you to reboot. Rebooting is required before continuing installation.

Upgrade information: If you are upgrading from a previous version of the service tool, and if your current service tool is licensed, the License dialog box is displayed showing the current license number. Write down the license number and keep it in a safe place. Press “OK.” The Select Components to Install dialog box is displayed.

Service Tool Serial Number___________________________

NOTICE: To keep your existing license, always install the service tool in the same folder as the previous installation.

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Step 8 Select the check box corresponding to the components(s) you wish to install.

Browse

To select a path different from the one shown in the Destination Folder area, press the “Browse…” pushbutton. The Choose Folder dialog box will display. In this dialog box, you can change the directory path by selecting the drive and folder that you want to install to by typing the complete path in the Path text box.

Disk Space

To check available hard disk drive space for all available drives, press the “Disk Space…” pushbutton. The Available Disk Space dialog box will display.

Changing the drives in the Available Disk Space dialog box changes the drive your destination folder is pointing to in the Select Components to Install dialog box. Press the “Next>” pushbutton to continue the setup. The Select Languages dialog box is displayed
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Press “<Back” to return to the previous screen. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup process.

Step 9 Select the check box next to the language(s) you wish to install. Press the “Next>” pushbutton to continue the setup. If more than one language is selected, the Select Default Language dialog box is displayed

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Press “<Back” to return to the previous screen. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup process.

Select All

To select all language check boxes, press the “Select All” pushbutton.

Clear All

Pressing the “Clear All” pushbutton clears all checked languages except English, which is always checked.

Step 10 Select the radio button corresponding to the default language you want. You can change the language later in the service tool.

Press the “Next>” pushbutton to continue the setup. The Select Program Folder dialog box is displayed.

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Press “<Back” to return to the previous screen. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup process.

Step 11 Caterpillar ET is the default Program Folder name. If you want to change the Program Folder name, select a folder from the Existing Folders text box, or type a folder name in the Program Folders text box.

Press the “Next>” pushbutton to begin copying files. The Setup screen is displayed. Press “<Back” to return to the previous screen. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup process.

Note: A dialog box displays the question, “Would you like this installation to put the service tool icon on your desktop?” Press “Yes” to place the icon on your desktop, or press “No” if you do not want the icon placed on your desktop. Once the service tool icon is placed on your desktop, this dialog will not display.

Step 12 The setup process begins copying files. Press “Cancel” to abort the setup/install procedure.

When the installation process is successfully completed, the Setup Complete dialog box is displayed. The Setup Complete dialog box varies depending upon whether or not the computer must be restarted to complete the installation or if you need to license your service tool.

Communication Adapter II information:

When installing the Communication Adapter II, a message box is displayed with important instructions about the Car Diagnostic Tool Communication Adapter II. Press “OK.

Warning for service tool user:

If you are installing the service tool on Windows 2000 or XP, a warning box displays suggesting that anyone running Caterpillar Electronic Technician be a member of the “Power User” group. Press “OK.”

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Step 13 If the Setup Complete message box displays the following message: “Some files were locked – Must Reboot to Finish Setup”

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then you must restart your computer to complete the setup.

Note: If you do not install the Comm Adapter II software, the WARNING message does not display in this dialog box.

Select the “Yes, I want to restart…” radio button to restart your computer now, or select the “No…” radio button to restart your computer later. Press the “Finish” pushbutton to complete the setup. The “<Back” pushbutton is disabled.

Note: If you elect not to reboot at this time, the service tool will not operate correctly

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If upgrading from a licensed version, the Setup Complete dialog box is displayed with the following message: “Setup can launch the Read Me file and Caterpillar Electronic Technician.”

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Select the appropriate check box depending on whether you want to launch Read Me or start the service tool. Press the “Finish” pushbutton to complete the setup. The “<Back” pushbutton is disabled.

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If the service tool is not already licensed, the Setup Complete dialog box is displayed with the message: “Setup can launch the Read Me file and License Caterpillar Electronic Technician”

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Select the appropriate check box depending on whether you want to launch Read Me or License Caterpillar Electronic Technician. Press the “Finish” pushbutton to complete the setup. The “<Back” pushbutton is disabled.

Caterpillar ET 2017C Diagnostic Software (replaces CAT ET 2017A)

Cat ET 2017C (Caterpillar Electronic Technician)  is an updated version of the dealer level program for the diagnosis of all equipment Caterpillar.

This program works with the dealer diagnostic scanner Caterpillar Communication Adapter, as well as other adapters for diagnostics including scanner Nexiq; the program provides the full information when troubleshooting.

This diagnostic tool Cat ET allows service technicians to reprogram ECMs, reconfigure control system parameters, fine-tune performance or diagnose the cause of failure for the first time. These powerful tools allow service personnel to display and analyze vital performance and health information from any system quickly and accurately.

When you purchase a program CAT ET (Caterpillar ET) 2017С, you get detailed and clear instructions on how to activate it. But if you have difficulties or questions concerning the installation, we are helping you to enable the software remotely via TeamViewer free of charge, without any additional fees.

We recommend using only genuine Caterpillar comm III 317-7485 (replaces 317-7484)

This diagnostic app allows you to:

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.

Please keep in mind that some ECM settings, for example, speed limit requires factory password. The factory password generator not included in this application

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 Car Diagnostic Tool will continue to automatically save Product Status Reports as an XML file.

CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Interface

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Features and Specifications

The PC-based service tools from Caterpillar provide the capability to access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer. Many 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 Caterpillar CAT ET 2017A Electronic Technician 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 a ease of use.a 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 performed.

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 accurately. The service tool communicates with any system using ATA (J1708), J1939 or the Caterpillar proprietary data link networks. The Diagnostic Tools for Heavy Duty Vehicles 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 systems.

Features

Display, graph and log status parameters.

Retrieve prognostic data including histograms, engine totals for fuel used and miles traveled.

View 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

Customized installation

Aftermarket differentiation, *****, the tool for one customer does not work on the product of another customer.

Licensing options for customer management

Flash programming of the ECM(s)

Training demonstration allows familiarity with the toolas primary functions without connecting to ECM(s)

Major operating systems support (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, & XP)

Perform customized diagnostic tests to identify harness problems, cylinder or component failures (Automatic Cylinder Cutout with cylinder to cylinder fueling comparison)
Configuring Cat Electronic Technician to use the Communication Adapter 3
?In order for Cat Electronic Technician to work with the CAT Communication Adapter, 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.

CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter

-Retrieve engine totals for fuel usedmiles traveledand hours Operated.
-Display status of all parameterssuch as engine speedThrottle positiontiming advancefuel flow etc.

Software version: 2015A

Language: Chinese,Danish, EnglishFrench GermanItalian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
Best Quality CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III With Bluetooth 2015A Version

CAT ET function:

1.Display “Logged Event Codes” to show engine over speeds,High temperaturesfuel consumptionetc.
2.View ECM’s current configuration and change user settings
3.Perform diagnostic tests and calibrationsand calibrate
4.Electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic components
5.Context sensitive help leads operator through every task CAT Caterpillar ET can perform
6.Data Logger and Data Log Viewer allows recording of ECM signals for delayed troubleshooting capability.

Functionalities Shows all operating conditions that cause high repair costs such as:
Over speedshigh temperaturesfuel consumptiontransmission shift counts. This can provide awareness to change operator

Cat “ET Trainer” is now included in Autoboss Tools Program. It allows Users to train and practice using Cat ET without a Communications adapter or Electronic Control Module (ECM).This is a free feature of Cat ET.

Specification:

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 rpmboostpressurestemperaturesetc. for Easy troubleshooting.
4.Identifies faulty sensorsharness connectorsand 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 programyou 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.

FAQ:

Q:Why we can get from this device?
A:With this device there are three advantages:
1.Techniques resulting in lower machine operating and maintenance costs.
2.Tests are provided such as cylinder cutout and injector
3.Activation pressure to make problem locating easy.

Best Quality CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III

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2017A Version CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III PLUS DELLd630 laptop (Real Caterpillar ET3 Adapter III)

we will install the software before ship, so you can get it work directly after you receive it.

2017A Cat ET software as Cat Caterpillar ET 2015A Software update version, 2017A Caterpillar Electronic Technician softwarer With Autel Tool CAT ET 3 Cat caterpillar adapter 3 support caterpillar diagnostic till 2017.
Cat et Caterpillar Electronic Technician Software 2017A V1.0:
Type of catalogue: Caterpillar Electronic Technician Diagnostic Software
Make: Caterpillar
Region: WorldWide all region
Inclusive languages: English, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Caterpillar ET Software 2017A Function:
This diagnostic app allows you to:
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.
Please keep in mind that some ecm settings for example, speed limit requires factory password. The factory password generator is not included in this application

    Package :
1.Used Dell D630 laptop
2.Real CAT et3 Comm Adapter III(it’s best quality cat et 3,not adapter 2,please check Communication port)
3.USB Cable (From device to your computer)
4.J1939/J1708 Cable (from device to your truck)

2017A Version CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III PLUS DELLd630 laptop (Real Caterpillar ET3 Adapter III)

we will install the software before ship, so you can get it work directly after you receive it.

2017A Cat ET software as Cat Caterpillar ET 2015A Software update version, 2017A Caterpillar Electronic Technician softwarer With Auto Scanner Tools CAT ET 3 Cat caterpillar adapter 3 support caterpillar diagnostic till 2017.

Cat et Caterpillar Electronic Technician Software 2017A V1.0:
Type of catalogue: Caterpillar Electronic Technician Diagnostic Software
Make: Caterpillar
Region: WorldWide all region
Inclusive languages: English, Chinese, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  Caterpillar ET Software 2017A Function:
This diagnostic app allows you to:
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.
Please keep in mind that some ecm settings for example, speed limit requires factory password. The factory password generator is not included in this application

  Package :
1.Used Dell D630 laptop
2.Real CAT et3 Comm Adapter III(it’s best quality cat et 3,not adapter 2,please check Communication port)
3.USB Cable (From device to your computer)
4.J1939/J1708 Cable (from device to your truck)

Latest Version CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III Display Status of All Parameters

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Auto Scanner Tools CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III retrieve engine totals for fuel used, miles traveled, and hours Operated. CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool display status of all parameters, such as engine speed, Throttle position, timing advance, fuel flow, etc.

The PC-based service tools from Caterpillar III provide the capability to access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer. Many 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 “ease of use.” 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 performed.
All the details about the CAT Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Interface Adpater III please feel free to contact with us: www.cnautotool.com

The Original Factory CAT Caterpillar Adapter III

the Difference Between the Oirignal Factory CaterPillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III with OEM Caterpillar ET Diagnostic III

1. Original Factory CAT ET can use once pluged, no need install the USB drive, the software can automatic realize it for ET3 Adapter, and the machine can automatic weld the high quality Circuit board, quality will be more reliable.

2. The OEM Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III need use USB Drive to install, and need choose the COM Port, and  in the software ET also need choose ET2 then can be used.

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The Original Factory CAT Caterpillar Adapter III

the Difference Between the Oirignal Factory CaterPillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III with OEM Caterpillar ET Diagnostic III

1. Original Factory CAT ET can use once pluged, no need install the USB drive, the software can automatic realize it for ET3 Adapter, and the machine can automatic weld the high quality Circuit board, quality will be more reliable.

2. The OEM Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III need use USB Drive to install, and need choose the COM Port, and  in the software ET also need choose ET2 then can be used.

if you need learn more information about the Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Adapter III 2017 please checK:

http://www.cnautotool.com/search.php?keywords=CAT+Caterpillar&imageField=+