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Meritor WABCO releases new TOOLBOX program


Thursday, October 13, 2011
The pneumatic ABS is one of the product for which TOOLBOX 10.0 provides diagnostics and troubleshooting. (Courtesy: MERITOR)
The pneumatic ABS is one of the product for which TOOLBOX 10.0 provides diagnostics and troubleshooting. (Courtesy: MERITOR)

TROY, Mich. — Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems has released its  TOOLBOX Software 10.0, a PC-based diagnostic program.

Introduced in 1999, TOOLBOX continues to be enhanced, allowing technicians to view system faults and repair instructions, verify system integrity, adjust component operation and installation wiring, according to Kurt Hall, senior director of vehicle dynamics and controls.

New features in TOOLBOX 10.0 include OnGuard diagnostics, generic inputs and outputs for RSSplus, and Hill Start Aid for tractor ABS Diagnostics.

TOOLBOX 10.0 provides diagnostics and troubleshooting for many Meritor WABCO products, including pneumatic ABS (D and E versions), trailer ABS (easy-stop and enhanced easy-stop with PLC), trailer RSSplus, hydraulic ABS, hydraulic power brake (HPB), electronic leveling valves for tractors and trailers, electronically controlled air suspension (ECAS) for buses and OnGuard collision safety systems.

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“Our TOOLBOX software is available to provide technicians with assistance for products that have various applications, including truck, tractor, trailer, bus and coach, fire and emergency, construction and military vehicles,” Hall said.

This software requires Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7; a minimum of 512 MB RAM; 60 MB HD space for full installation; a 64- or 32-bit processor, an RP1210A-compliant communications adaptor for SAE J1939, SAE J1708/1587 or PLC; and a serial, parallel or USB port for RP1210A adaptor.

TOOLBOX 10.0 is distributed by SPX Service Solutions.

For more information, call (800) 328-6657.

Technical support is available through Meritor WABCO’s Customer Service Team at (866) 668-7221).

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