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TEXA Truck 47.0.0.a Update

Thanks to the quick work by the TEXA software development team, a patch is available to fix the System Scan issues reported last week in the version 47 major update. Click the Update Check button on the home screen of your TEXA program to download this update. We have validated the patch by performing a […]

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TEXA Truck 47 with Off-Line Mode

Thanks to J-Ball customers for using iSupport to vote for the development of Off-Line Mode for TEXA diagnostic software. TEXA Truck 47 now allows up to 5 activations over a 2 day period, at that time TEXA needs to be connected to the internet to download more activations. Check Off-Line Mode status in two places: […]

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TEXA Pro Tip: Submit iSupport Technical Support Request

iSupport Technical Support is included with every TEXA Diagnostic Software package from J-Ball Electronics. We feel iSupport is a valuable resource, especially as a first time TEXA owner because it provides a way to ask for assistance, report bugs in the software, and request features directly from TEXA’s technical support and software development teams. Toll-free […]

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TEXA Off-Highway version 19.0

Released on March 25, 2019, TEXA Off-Highway version 19.0 continues to add to TEXA’s coverage for all makes of agricultural, construction, forklift & telehandler and industrial engines. Key areas of development include: New category Forklifts & Telehandlers New wiring diagrams and dashboards Continued development of diagnostic tests for a range of makes and models Download […]

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TEXA Pro Tip: Custom Parameter Groups in TEXA Diagnostic Software

TEXA diagnostic software lets you create custom parameter groups to suit the way you want to use the tool. For most engines TEXA has already created parameter groups for All Voltages, All Temperatures, Aftertreatment, etc. to provide logical groupings of parameters for diagnosing all the different systems on modern ECM controlled diesel engines. Create your […]

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TEXA Pro Tip: Access the last 20 vehicles diagnosed in TEXA Diagnostic Software

You’re working on a vehicle when a truck rolls up in need of emergency repairs. You grab your TEXA diagnostic laptop to perform troubleshooting and repairs then clear fault codes to get the truck back on the road. Now it’s time to get back to what you were working on before. Here is an easy […]

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TEXA Truck 46.1-46.3 communication issues with Detroit – MBE

Some users have reported communication issues when using TEXA Truck versions 46.1-46.3 to connect to Detroit – MBE engines. If you are experiencing these problems please contact us as there is a way to roll back to version 46.0. This communication issue will be resolved in TEXA Truck version 47.0 which is expected to release […]

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Highway Maintenance Contractors

Winter weather means busy times for highway maintenance contractors. These highway heroes work around the clock clearing snow from streets and highways to keep our economy rolling, to get little Jane and Jimmy safely to school and ensure your Amazon delivery arrives on time. The most common issue we help mechanics with at this time […]

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Using TEXA Quick Service on J1708 Trucks

TEXA Quick Service is a cost effective tool for performing diagnostic tests and service routines for commercial trucks. The Quick Service kit comes with a 8″ rugged tablet, a Pelican case with custom cutouts, the TEXA Navigator TXTs, and OBDII and 9 Pin Deutsch cables. If you have trucks with 6 Pin Deutsch diagnostic ports […]

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Tigercat FPT Tier 4 DPF Regeneration

This morning we connected to a customer’s new TEXA to help initiate a DPF regeneration on a Tigercat with a Tier 4 Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) engine. DPF regeneration is one of the key features mechanics are looking for in a diagnostic diesel laptop due to the number of issues caused by clogged DPF filters. […]

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