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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Visit J-Ball at booth #4210 at NHES

J-Ball Electronics is exhibiting at the National Heavy Equipment Show in Mississauga Ontario March 28-29, 2019. NHES is Canada’s largest heavy equipment trade show with all the major industry suppliers in attendance. Be Our Guest! Click here to reserve your complimentary 2-day pass to the National Heavy Equipment show. Stop by the J-Ball Electronics booth […]

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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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Happy Holidays from J-Ball Electronics

Wishing everyone the best this holiday season. We hope you’re enjoying time with family and friends. If you are at work and need assistance we’re open regular hours December 26-28, closed December 31 and January 1 then back to regular hours again on Wednesday January 2.

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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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Unwrap Holiday ECM Tuning Savings

Power up and save from December 5 through 31, 2018 with 10% off Horsepower and Custom Tuning. Spend less time grabbing gears with increased horsepower and torque, help your engine run more reliably, and save an average of 5% to 20% on your fuel bills. 10% off ECM Tuning is available from December 5 to […]

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Commercial Tire Prices Going Up – How is Your Alignment?

Bridgestone, Cooper, Goodyear, Kumho Tire and Michelin have announced commercial truck tire price increases between 3-10% to go into effect by year end. Representatives for the companies cite increased costs for oil and other raw materials used in the production of synthetic rubber for the price increase. Annual tire expenses average $1,000 to $4,000 for […]

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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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What’s with Autonomous Vehicles?

This actually looks like a reasonable application for autonomous trucks. Volvo has struck an agreement with a Norwegian limestone mining company to provide hauling from the pit to the crusher. The route is 3 miles in length taking the trucks from the open pit quarry through two tunnels then out to the crusher site. Volvo […]

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