Heavy-duty diagnostic tool from Bosch

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Updated Nov 16, 2017

bosch diagnostic tool kitBosch this week introduced its new 3823 ESI[truck]Pro heavy-duty diagnostic tool.

The 3823 features the most heavy-duty vehicle coverage in its price range to scan, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair trucks faster, Bosch says. It includes OEM-specific coverage, manual DPF regeneration capabilities, component actuations and actuation tests. With the 3823, Bosch says techs and shops also receive brake, transmission and trailer ABS coverage for more diagnostic power.

Additionally, Bosch says the new diagnostic tool covers all major medium- and heavy-duty truck, engine, transmission, and brake system combinations with diagnostics, component actuations, special tests and automatic module identification for Class 6-8 trucks.

The most feature-packed scan tool in its class, the 3823 ESI[truck]Pro comes as a 10.1 in. rugged Windows tablet or as a PC kit. Both versions include all makes/models heavy-duty coverage, data stream and component actuations, Bosch says.

According to the company, the ESI[truck] Pro will help technicians:

  • Read and clear codes
  • Run DPF regeneration and maintenance resets
  • Perform actuation tests and component actuations
  • Auto ID for Class 6 – 8 vehicles to find and talk to vehicle modules
  • Read OE-specific brake and trailer ABS modules and run tests
  • Conduct cylinder cut-out actuation tests
  • Wirelessly communicate with heavy-duty trucks
  • Create customizable diagnostic and health reports

Bosch also adds that an available troubleshooting and repair info subscription can reduce diagnostic time with confirmed fixes, diagnostic help and vehicle-specific info based on trouble codes, year, make, model, engine and data sets. The company says the tool’s medium- and heavy-duty diagnostics coverage includes Freightliner, International, Kenworth, Mack, Volvo, Peterbilt, Sterling, Western Star, MD Trucks, Sprinter Van, Isuzu, GM and Ford. It’s engine coverage is for Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel-MBE, Deutz, MTU, Navistar, Paccar, Perkins and Volvo, and includes medium- and light-duty basic software.

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