Category: Truck Diagnostic Software

Remote Programming Kits are the perfect solution for one time problems

Remote Programming Kits, available exclusively through Diesel Laptops, are the perfect solution for fleet managers, shop owners, mechanics and enthusiasts who are in the unique position of needing quick, one-time solutions to atypical situations. For instance, let’s say you are a shop owner that mostly works on Cummins Engines, but a customer with an Isuzu Engine comes in and needs to have their ECM programmed or calibration updated. Traditionally you are faced with two options, neither of which are beneficial to your business. The first is to purchase Isuzu IDSS Diagnostic Software for $1,495 (as well as special cables and...

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DTC Solutions v2.2 adds auto update feature

DTC Solutions is our solution to providing customers with quick, easy-to-find repair information on every single diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that we can find. Our goal at Diesel Laptops is to keep improving our most popular software with useful features that will save you time as you access truck repair information. The release of DTC Solutions Version 2 added touch screen support, an improved interface, improved search and print functions, and hundreds of new modules of truck repair information. Version 2.1, released in April 2018, brought improved search, 75 new truck repair information modules, more than 8,000 images, and...

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DTC Solutions v2.1 update now includes Select Wiring Diagrams

DTC Solutions was given a major overhaul in November 2017 with its version 2.0 update. This week the diagnostic trouble code solutions software is getting another refresh with version 2.1. This latest incremental update builds on the features that were added in the November, version 2.0 release by adding a few welcomed improvements which are outlined below. V2.1 Improvements U Improved Search Several minor bug fixes have been issued in this update. Most notably an issue which caused errors in search has been resolved. Users should have a much better search experience in version 2.1. f More Modules DTC...

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Heavy Truck Labor Estimates Made Simple with Labor Time Guide from Diesel Laptops

Get free heavy truck labor time estimates with Labor Time Guide Heavy truck labor time estimates have now been made simpler than ever thanks to the release of Labor Time Guide from Diesel Laptops. Labor Time Guide allows users to look up common labor times for removing and replacing components on all class 8 trucks, along with the engines, transmissions, and power train components. Key Features Labor Time Guide has several key features that make it a powerful and valuable tool for your heavy truck business. Provides Labor time Information on all Major Brands Choose from Detroit, Frieghtliner, International, Kenworth, Mack,...

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Free Mack Truck and Engine Diagnostic Software

When Mack Trucks first got serious about bringing electronics on their trucks in the late 1990s, they dubbed the electrical system on their engine V-MAC III. This essentially covers all Mack engines produced from 1998 to around 2004, give or take a year or two. It was with the EPA mandated 2004 emissions that they started to move away from V-MAC III. Mack now calls these trucks “Mack Legacy” vehicles. Premium Tech Tool Software As of today, you can purchase the Premium Tech Tool software for Mack, Volvo, or Both. While this software is compatible with both todays trucks,...

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Truck Fault Codes App Comes to iOS and Android

Diesel Laptops is excited to bring you the Truck Fault Codes iOS and Android app which gives you access to over 40,000 diagnostic trouble codes found on commercial trucks. This app allows you to search by manufacturer, model, and code number. Each diagnostic code will give you as much information as possible on the components related to that diagnostic code, along with a list of probable causes so that you can isolate and repair your vehicle. This is the only app you will find that is dedicated towards the commercial trucks industry, and is the most complete library you...

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Introducing the 2018 Edition TEXA Truck Kit

The best just got better! The TEXA Dealer Level Truck Diagnostic Scanner Tool with Laptop kit from Diesel Laptops which allows you to view live data and OEM flash codes, access troubleshooting & wiring diagrams, and perform bi-directional dealer level commands on virtually all makes and models has gotten some significant upgrades for the new year. In this blog post we will be going over the five biggest improvements over last year’s kit. 1. Better Texa At the heart of this kit is the TEXA Navigator TXTs (hereafter referred to as TEXA). TEXA connects directly to the vehicle’s diagnostic socket,...

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TEXA Truck v43 Update Available Now

TEXA Truck v43 Update Notes TEXA has released version 43 of their truck diagnostic software Dec 10th, 2017. This new version further separates TEXA from competitors in the multi-brand truck diagnostic spectrum. Details of all the upgrades and enhancements are below! Volvo Trucks While TEXA has always had great coverage on Volvo Trucks, there is always more to add for both 2017 & 2018 models, plus older equipment. Updates includes: Volvo iShift has been updated to cover the latest models, along with new clutch calibration procedures added. We found some new ECU variants on Volvo’s produced before the year...

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DTC Solutions version 2 Released

DTC Solutions is our solution to providing customers with quick, easy to find repair information on every single diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that we can find. While the original version has been popular, we had kept everything the same for the last 5 years. Today, that changes. We are excited to showcase a completely new user interface, new modules, a better search method, and much more. This software solution is only available on our kits or bundles, and is not sold separately. DTC Solutions Improved Interface With touchscreen displays and tablets becoming more popular, we wanted to make sure...

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Diamond Logic Builder Online Edition Released

Diamond Logic Builder – International Cab and Chassis Software Previous to February of 2017, Navistar (Also known as International Truck and Engine), had sold Diamond Logic Builder to the general public in several formats. The first was using part number 828005, and it was an “offline” version that did not require Internet access. It also was a lifetime license in the fact it never expired. The negative was that the software program was not able to be updated since it had no connectivity to Navistar servers. This version would allow you read all your cab and chassis sensors, and...

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Isuzu IDSS Software Now Available

Isuzu IDSS Software and Diagnostic Kits Now Available is excited to announce the addition of the Isuzu IDSS diesel diagnostic software. IDSS is short for Isuzu Diagnostic Service System. This is the same software used at Isuzu dealerships today and is compatible with all Isuzu Trucks from 1996 to current. With this software, you can perform any of the diagnostic commands that dealership can, along with having the troubleshooting and wiring diagrams at your fingertips. Features and Benefits Covers All Model Years From 1996 to Current Complete Vehicle Coverage N-Series Stripped Chassis W-Series F-Series T-Series C-Series H-Series Complete...

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Navistar ECM NavKal Programming Now Available

NavKal ECM Programming Software Navistar, which owns International Truck and Engine, has finally made the NavKal software available to the general public. Navkal is the PC-based software to perform programming and updates to International Electronic Control Modules (ECMs). This software has always been a “dealer only” tool until recently. This software will all you to either update or program ECMs on all International engines, including: DT466 & DT570 DT466E MaxxForce 5 MaxxForce 7 MaxxForce 9 MaxxForce 11 MaxxForce 13 MaxxForce 15 MaxxForce DT VT275 VT365 Navistar N9 Navistar N10 Navistar N13 NavKal Pro & NavKal Standard Navistar has made...

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