FREE Caterpillar ET Software: Accessing Maintenance Indicator

Maintenance Indicator

Figure 1.1 - Service Engine (250 H Remaining)

The Maintenance Indicator function provides information concerning maintenance needs. The data displayed on this screen indicates the status of maintenance in the ECM.

To run the Maintenance Indicator function:
1). Connect CAT ET to the Service Tool connector. Read More: How to Connecting Caterpillar ET Software to the ECM.

2). Select Maintenance Indicator from the Service menu.
Figure 1.2 - Maintenance Indicator (Service)

3). The Maintenance Indicator screen is displayed.
Figure 1.3 - Maintenance Indicator (Unavailable)
*Note: If the Numeric Value is Unavailable, please go to Configuration Tool (F5) then Maintenance Parameters sub-menu.
Figure 1.4 - Maintenance Parameters (Off)
→Maintenance Indicator Mode
Setting to: Auto-Fuel, Auto-Hour, Man-Fuel, or Man-Hour.
Figure 1.5 - Maintenance Indicator Mode
→PM1 Interval
To set the PM1 Interval: Hours or Gal.
Figure 1.6 - PM1 Interval
→Click OK, and click Yes on the Are you sure... message box.
Figure 1.7 - Click Yes (1)
Figure 1.8 - Maintenance Indicator Mode (Man-Hour/ 250 Hours)

#Screen Layout
Figure 1.9 - Maintenance Indicator (Overdue)
A. Display Area
The Maintenance Indicator display area has four columns:
  • Description – Provides the name of the parameter
  • Service Status – Provides the maintenance status of the parameter, ie, whether maintenance is due or over due
  • Value – Displays the numeric value for maintenance due
  • Unit - Displays the unit of measurement for the value as defined in the Configuration tool 
B. Buttons
The button available in the Maintenance Indicator screen is:
  • Reset – Click this button to reset parameter data for maintenance purposes. Doing so will prompt the Are you sure... message box. Click Yes to reset the parameters.
Figure 2.1 - Click Yes (2)
Figure 2.2 - Maintenance Indicator (Due in)

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