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Bosch Releases Off-Highway Diagnostic Kit

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Bosch Releases Off-Highway Diagnostic Kit

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package in North America for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI(truck) heavy-duty diagnostic tools.

Bosch says coverage included with the new kit can help diagnose construction equipment, street sweepers, agricultural vehicles, stationary engines and more.

The software and cables cover off-highway construction equipment, street sweepers and agricultural vehicles in North America.

The kit’s new functionality includes code coverage, bidirectional tests and more to help diagnose and repair off-highway vehicles. In addition, the kit includes cables to fit most off-highway vehicles and introductory software, according to Bosch.

The new cable and introductory software kit are available now through tool dealers and distributors.  

The kit, 3824CBL-UPG, provides 3824 and 3824BSC owners with a set of cables and introductory software for off-highway vehicles. The kit includes 10 cables for use on: Caterpillar, John Deere, Kubota, Perkins, Volvo, Massey Ferguson, SISU, Deutz, Deutz-Fahr, MTU applications and more.

Repair information and diagnostic capabilities cover vehicles and systems with a variety of information, specific to vehicle type and manufacturer. A description of the coverage follows.

 System coverage: Gearbox, HVAC, engine, steering, hydraulic systems, suspension, electronic modules, antipollution, central computer and more.

Diagnostic coverage: Manual processes, diagnosis info, measurable values, component actuations, ECU data, parameter IDs (PIDs), calibrations and resets, system technical data, wiring diagrams, vehicle technical data and vehicle maintenance information.

Prior to the expiration of introductory off-highway software, shop owners and techs can renew their off-highway coverage subscription through Bosch with part number 3824-08OHW, also available Q1 2019.

 System coverage and vehicle data available is unique to each vehicle and dependent on the availability of information from each manufacturer. Software and kit contents are available at

The company notes that this kit is not compatible with the 3823 or 3823BSC ESI[truck] Pro diagnostic tools.

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