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TEXA Cummins T-50 Truck & Off-Highway 3-Pin Cable

The Cummins T-50 3 Pin cable includes two sets of center pins that need to be changed to match the diagnostic connector on the engine.

It’s easy to miss the subtle differences between the two sets of center pins which often results in frustration when the cable won’t connect to the diagnostic port on the engine.

The second set of center pins should be in a clear plastic container in your kit or with the cable.

The green centers have a round receiver on the male cable end and a 6 sided prong on the female cable end.

The blue centers have a triangular receiver with a security prong on the male cable end and a triangular prong with a security recess on the female cable end.

A good set of needle nose pliers is required to pull the center pin out of the female cable end. The first time removing the center pin from the female end of the cable usually takes quite an effort, subsequent removal is much easier.

The center pin on the male cable end removes easily by inserting the needle nose pliers to pop it free.

Remember when using the T-50 cable to diagnose a Cummins Truck or Off-Highway engine to select this cable prior to diagnosis so TEXA communicates properly with the engine.

Call J-Ball Electronics toll-free at 1-855-326-8863 if you have any questions, require assistance or are looking to purchase TEXA Cummins T-50 Truck & Off-Highway 3 Pin Diagnostic Cable or any other TEXA products.

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TEXA Agricultural Diagnostic Packages

Starting at $3,210 USD installed on your laptop

J-Ball Electronics TEXA Agricultural Electronic Diagnostic Tool Packages

TEXA’s new Agricultural Equipment packages were well received at the recent Commodity Classic Ag Show in San Antonio Texas. These Ag packages provide diagnostic abilities for most common North American makes like Case, John Deere and New Holland. 

Starting at $3,210 USD, the package includes:

  • TEXA Agricultural Diagnostic Software
  • 12 Months of Software Updates
  • Navigator TXT Diagnostic Pass-thru Device
  • OBDII and 9 Pin Deutsch Cables
  • Toll-Free and Online Technical Support and Training

Call toll-free 1-855-326-8863 for more information.

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TEXA Off-Highway News

A number of changes to TEXA Off-Highway Diagnostic Software for 2020.

For Agricultural Equipment owners TEXA now offers an Ag version of the Off-Highway diagnostic software which is 1/2 the price of the full Off-Highway software which includes construction equipment.

The Off-Highway Cable Case has a number of new cables for 2020 and a small price increase to reflect the additional cables. New cables included for 2020:

  • T60 Scania for Doosan
  • T61 Caterpillar 14 Pin
  • T63 Doosan/Bobcat
  • T65 Yanmar
  • T66 Hyundai 9 Pin
  • T67 Komatsu

Doosan T69 Cable – If you’ve connected to a newer Doosan excavator you’ll see TEXA recommends using the T69 cable, problem is it isn’t available for sale yet. We’ll be shipping the cable as soon as TEXA has it, let us know if you need the T69 cable.

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TEXA Truck & Off-Highway Updates

Updates to TEXA Truck & Off-Highway Diagnostic Software continue to expand coverage for a greater number of trucks and equipment.

Recent updates include:

TEXA Truck version 48.2

TEXA Truck
  • iAdBlue/DEF component replacement routines.
  • ADAS driver assistance diagnostics.
  • Continued development of dashboards, wiring diagrams and technical data sheets.

TEXA Off-Highway version 20

TEXA Off-Highway Diagnostic Software
  • Off-line mode to allow access to special activations and settings without internet.
  • Troubleshooting database for additional information and repair procedures.
  • Continued development of dashboards, wiring diagrams and technical data sheets.

Click here to view all new features in TEXA Off-Highway version 20.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee on TEXA purchases.

If you’d like to try TEXA we have fully-functional Demo Kits so you can try on your trucks and equipment. We also have a 30 day satisfaction guarantee on TEXA purchases, if you don’t like it just return it in new condition for a full refund.

To find out more about TEXA Diagnostic Tools call 1-855-326-8863.

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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 System Scan on a Paccar MX13 successfully.

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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: the left menu bar on the Diagnosis page or along the top row when performing a diagnosis.

Click the Special Code link to check Off-Line Mode status
Click the Lock icon to check Off-line status
Click the Update button to download more activations and extend expiration date

Off-Line Mode is a huge help for mobile mechanics and remote worksites. Let us know if this works for you or if you need more activations or a longer expiry date.

TEXA has been very responsive to customer input so share your feedback with us or via iSupport.

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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 technical support is always available from J-Ball Electronics but sometimes there are issues where we need assistance so we use iSupport to escalate the issue to TEXA.

TEXA iSupport Icon

When in a diagnostic test look for the iSupport icon (orange alert icon inside a dialog box along the top bar of the screen), clicking the iSupport icon will pop a couple messages onto the screen to explain the steps in the process.

The first dialog informs you iSupport will perform a recording to send to TEXA.

First message to appear tells you iSupport allows you to record what you’re seeing onscreen so it may be sent to TEXA for the purpose of improving the product. Be aware you can only submit an iSupport ticket if you are using the latest version of TEXA so check for updates prior to launching an iSupport request.

The next message tells you the diagnosis must be restarted to perform the recording. When you click the green checkmark TEXA will automatically close your current diagnosis and restart it.

The Self-diagnosis text in the top right corner of the screen turns red when recording what you see onscreen for sending to iSupport.

When submitting a recording to iSupport you want to perform all the tasks or routines onscreen that are relevant to the issue you are seeking assistance with.

If you are trying to show that a certain parameter isn’t available or is incorrect, go to the screen where the parameter is listed and show it onscreen so it is recorded.

If you are encountering an error in diagnosis, perform the diagnosis to show the error you’ve encountered.

Once you’ve recorded everything you want show to TEXA, click the red X in the top right corner to close the diagnosis (and say yes to ending communication with the control unit) to transfer the recording to iSupport.

When the recording has been transferred successfully, click the orange iSupport button (bottom left circled) to go to the final step or you may abandon the iSupport request by clicking the red X in the bottom right corner.

The final step is to enter some information about the vehicle you’re working on including the Year and VIN (if the vehicle has a short VIN TEXA will prompt you to enter more characters, you may fill the required number of characters with 000000 or 111111).

You may include attachments and you need to select the most appropriate “Type of failure” then enter a description of the issue. The more detailed information you provide to describe the issue will help TEXA Technical Support respond with appropriate solutions.

Click the Continue button then enter your email address to receive notification when TEXA responds.

Remember you can always call J-Ball Electronics toll-free at 1-855-326-8863 for assistance with TEXA.

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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
TEXA Off-Highway version 19.0 includes new features for telehandlers and forklifts.
JCB Telehandler – Hydraulic control unit > Joystick with potentiometers

Download the TEXA Off-Highway version 19.0 changelog for more information or call 1-855-326-8863.

Remember you can try TEXA before you buy with our Free TEXADemo Program.

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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 own custom parameter groups for a specific engine, when trying to diagnose a particular issue or to perform routine checks, here’s how:

Under Parameters click the Favorite Parameters button in the bottom left corner (circled).
Under Parameters click the Favorite Parameters button in the bottom left corner (circled).
The arrows show the Parameter Groups already created by TEXA.
The arrows show the parameter groups already created by TEXA.
Click the + icon along the bottom of the screen (circled) to create your Custom Parameter Group.
Click the + icon along the bottom of the screen (circled) to create your custom parameter group.
Select the Parameters to be displayed (1), click the checkmark at the bottom of the screen to save your Parameter Group (2), then name your group (3).
Select the parameters to be displayed (1), click the checkmark at the bottom of the screen to save your parameter group (2), then name your group (3).
Your Custom Parameter Group has been saved and may be accessed along with the other pre-defined Parameter Groups.
Your custom parameter group has been saved and may be accessed along with the other pre-defined parameter groups.

Call toll-free 1-855-326-8863 to speak to our knowledgeable and friendly TEXA support technicians for assistance with all things TEXA.

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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 way to jump right back to any of the previous 20 vehicles you worked on.

How to access the last 20 vehicles diagnosed in TEXA. Click the down arrow below the red X in the top corner of the screen.
Click the down arrow in the top right corner of the screen to see the last 20 vehicles diagnosed.
Click on the vehicle you want to work on, you will be taken directly to that vehicle's diagnosis.
Click on the vehicle you want to work on, you will be taken directly to that vehicle’s diagnosis.
If you'd like to save a vehicle so you can quickly return to it, click the star icon in the top left corner when in the vehicle diagnosis screen.
If you’d like to save a vehicle so you can quickly return to it, click the star icon in the top left corner when in the vehicle diagnosis screen.
Saved vehicles will appear in the Selections saved tab accessed by clicking the down arrow in the top right corner of the screen.
Saved vehicles will appear in the Selections saved tab accessed by clicking the down arrow in the top right corner of the screen.