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How to using CAT Communication Adapter 3 for On-Highway Trucks and ALLISON Transmission

#157-4829 Adapter Cable Assembly (SAE to CAT ® CAN/ATA)
#On-Highway Truck (Caterpillar Engine/ C-13 and Cummins Engine Signature/ISX), and ALLISON Transmission (4700RDS)

Today, I was trying to testing the connection between 9-Pin Deutsch SAE Standard Heavy-Duty Truck Connector, using CAT Comm Adapter 3 with 157-4829 Adapter Cable Assembly. Usually, I was using Nexiq USB-Link (USB-Link or USB-Link 2) Adapter...

1). Please make an order for 157-4829Adapter Cable Assembly.

CAT Engine C-13
2). Connect 157-4829 Adapter to Diagnostic Connector, then using CAT Communication Adapter 3 to your PC/ Laptop (refer to Figure 1.1 and 1.2 above).
3). Open your CAT ET Software, and it will automatically connect to the ECM.

ALLISON Transmission 4700RDS
4). I've also checked the connection to ALLISON Transmission 4700RDS using ALLISON DOC Software, through this Diagnostic Port (refer to Figure 1.1 and 1.2 above).

a). Checked Data Bus Viewer, to make sure all the data being sent through the communications link.

b). Click on F4-Connect, and deselect the SmartConnect, then click Connect button.
c). On Communications Adapter Setup, click Advanced button, then select Adapter to Caterpillar CA3.
→4th Gen TCM - Protocol J1939

→5th Gen TCM - Protocol CAN-For 5th Gen TCMs

d). Attempting to connect to ALLISON Transmission, using Caterpillar CA3 - J1939.
→4th Gen TCM
-Attempting to connect.

→5th Gen TCM

-Transmission Connect warning message: click Accept to continue connection.

-Attempting to connect.

-Connected successfully: DTC and General Information.

Cummins Signature/ISX Engine

4). Open Cummins INSITE Software, and choose "Connection Settings". Select "Vendor" to Caterpillar, "Adapter" to Caterpillar CA3, and "Protocol" to Auto Detect, then click "Datalink Adapter Connection Test" to verify (Please make sure that the Datalink Adapter is connected to an ECM and the key switch is ON).

-ECM Connection Wizard (Connection Settings).

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