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C AT E R P I L L A R S E R V I C E T E C H N O L O G Y G R O U P

Caterpillar Electronic Technician


(Customer Version)
Minimize Repair Costs and Avoid Downtime
Perform and diagnose engine and machine repairs
quickly with the Electronic Technician.

Electronic Technician Software is one of the service


tools used to diagnose and assess needed repairs on
your Caterpillar Engines and Machines.
ET is a PC based service and electronic information
tool which obtains information from electronically
controlled Caterpillar equipment.

Using ET, a technician can view status parameters,


logged codes, active codes, peform functional tests,
and record and view data-logs.
Cat ET can help you control costs and schedule your repairs
so you maintain productivity and longer machine life.
C AT E R P I L L A R S E R V I C E T E C H N O L O G Y G R O U P

Caterpillar Electronic Technician


Management of information can lead to Increased Profitability
The Caterpillar ET program provides valuable information on the following:
Retrieve engine totals for fuel used, miles traveled, and hours operated.
Displays status of engine speed, throttle position, timing advance, fuel flow, etc.
View active and logged diagnostic codes to identify faulty sensors.
Displays logged event codes to show engine overspeeds, high temperatures,
fuel consumption, etc.
View the ECMs current configuration and change user settings.
Perform diagnostic tests and calibrations.
Calibrate electro-mechanical hydraulic components.
Context sensitive help leads you through every task.
Record real time data as it occurs, with the Data Logger
View previously recorded data logs.

Place all your PC based diagnostic tools in this cost


effective, durable, PC Cart. It includes a convenient
top-mounting location for a monitor and storage
capacity for your SIS and ET cd-roms.
110 VAC PC Cart 148-9610
220 VAC CE PC Cart 150-8756
(Computer equipment and software not included)

View active diagnostic codes, as well as viewing The Data Log Viewer screen allows you to view
and clearing of logged diagnostic codes. Boost Pressure, Fuel Position and Engine Speed.

Computer Hardware/Software Recommendations ET Communications Required Hardware


Intel Pentium III 333 MHz processor or higher 171-4400
128 MB RAM or higher Caterpillar Communications Adapter II
4.3 GB hard disk dr ive or higher Replaces 7X-1700 Communications Adapter I
3.51.44 MB diskette drive Includes necessary cables for standard use (An SPM is not required)
Third generation DVD drive Includes:
15 or larger Super VGA (800x600 256 Colors) 171-4401 Communication Adapter
adapter and monitor
NEHS0758 Users Manual & Software CD ROM
16 bit sound card (for use with Computer Based
Training and Multimedia) 160-0141 Serial PC Cable 7.6 Meters (25 feet)
Hewlett Packard Laserjet V or compatible printer 160-0133 Data Link Cable 0.5 Meters (20 inches)
Pointing device (mouse, trackball touchpad, etc.) Optional Communication Adapter Cables
Modem (optional) necessary only if this is a remote
workstation (28.8 kbps or higher recommended) 139-4166 Unicable 5.5 Meters (18 feet)
Emulation or LAN adapter and software suita ble for Not for use with J1939/11
the dealer host computer 157-4829 In Cab Adapter Cable for J1939/11
Microsoft Windows 95, Service Pack 1 or higher 160-0142 PC Serial Cable 3 Meters (10 Feet)
or Microsoft Windows NT Workstation
4.0 Service Pack 4 (ET has been tested on 7X-1686 In-cab Adapter Cable for On-Highway Trucks
Windows 98 and Windows 2000) 140-9442 Data Link T-Cable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x or higher 1U-9100 Challenger 45/55 Cable
TCP/IP Dialup Adapter 126-7877 M300 HEX RS-232 Cable

2001 Caterpillar
NEDG6015 www.CAT.com Printed in U.S.A.