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Diesel Laptops DieselLink with PF-Diagnose

Diesel Laptops DieselLink with PF-Diagnose

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The Diesel Laptops DieselLink is a universal truck communication adapter that works with both OEM and aftermarket truck diagnostic software. Our rugged adapter was built for truck repair facilities and designed to stand up to the daily usage you’d expect in the truck repair industry. While the adapter is focused on the heavy truck market, it also contains the protocols used in the automotive industry for both diagnostics and programming.

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Cables and accessories included!

The Diesel Laptops DieselLink is the absolute best device on the market today and comes with a 24-month warranty and everything you'll need to get up and running quickly.

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Included Cables

  • 6-pin/9-pin vehicle Y-adapter
  • 15' USB cable
  • OBDII Cable
  • HD OBDII Cable (For 2013 and newer Mack and Volvo Trucks)

Included Accessories

  • Configuration utility CD and manuals
  • Quick start reference guide
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Multiple Protocol Support

The DieselLink supports 4 CAN channels including J1939 and ISO15765, all ODBII protocols, and many others.

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4 Concurrent CAN channels

  • 3 High-speed dual-wire CAN channels
  • 1 Single wire/fault tolerant channel (SWCAN/FTCAN)
  • CAN auto baud detection capable
  • Supports all CAN baud rates
  • J1939, ISO15765, IESCAN, GMLAN, PTCAN

OBDII Protocols

  • ISO15765
  • J1850 VPW
  • J1850 PWM
  • ISO9141 and ISO14230 (K-Line and L-Line)

Other Protocols

  • ALDL
  • Allison CEC Protocol
  • Automotive Ethernet (DoIP)
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Software Compatibility

The DieselLink can be used with OEM Software such as Cummins Insite, International NEDS, and Premium Tech Tool as well as aftermarket software like Pocketfleet PF-Diagnose (PFD).

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Compatible Software:

  • Allison DOC
  • Bendix ACOM
  • Caterpillar Electronic Technician (ET)
  • Chrysler J2534 Application (11-bit CAN)
  • Cummins Insite
  • Cummins Insite Fault Viewer
  • Cummins PowerSpec
  • Dana Diagnostic Tool
  • DashLogic - PassThruScope (11-bit,29-bit CAN, ISO15765, J1850VPW, ISO9141, ISO14230)
  • Detroit Diagnostic Link
  • Eaton ServiceRanger
  • Ford Module Programming (CAN Vehicles)
  • Freightliner ServiceLink
  • General Motors SPS (J1850VPW/11-bit CAN)
  • General Motors GDS2 (11-bit CAN on pins 6, 14)
  • HINO Diagnostic Explorer (DX2)
  • International Diamond Logic Builder (DLB)
  • International NavKal
  • International ServiceMaxx J1708
  • International ServiceMaxx J1939
  • International NEDS
  • International NavKal
  • Meritor WABCO Toolbox
  • Noregon JPRO Professional
  • Perkins Electronic Service Tool (EST)
  • Pocketfleet PF-Diagnose (PFD)
  • RA Consulting - Silver Scan Tool
  • Toyota CUW (11-bit CAN)
  • Volvo/Mack/UD Premium Tech Tool (PTT)

Universal Software

PF-Diagnose allows you to view active & inactive codes for engines, transmissions, DPF systems, and more.

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  • Allison - Generation 3 (Introduced in 2000) and newer. Includes 1000, 2000, 3000, & 4000 Series
  • Eaton - All Models (Including Hybrid)


  • Cummins - All Engines
  • Detroit Diesel - All Engines
  • CAT Engines - On highway Only
  • MBE900 & MBE4000 - All Engines
  • PACCAR - All Engines
  • International - Both MaxxForce & pre-MaxxForce
  • Volvo - All Engines
  • Mack - All Engines
  • Isuzu - N-Series Trucks (Will also do forced regen)
  • Hino - 2012 & Newer (Will also do forced regen)
  • Mitsubishi Fuso - 2012 & Newer (Will also do forced regen)
  • Ford F-Series Diesel (Will also do forced regen)
  • Dodge Trucks with Cummins Engines - All Years


  • John Deere - Construction & Agriculture
  • CASE
  • Trackless
  • JCB
  • Carleston
  • Volvo - Construction Equipment
  • CAT - Construction Equipment using J1708/J1939 protocols
  • ... plus many more!


  • Bendix ABS
  • Wabco ABS
  • Haldex ABS
  • Wabash ABS
  • EATON - All Systems (Except Hybrid)
  • Freightliner - Cab Controller
  • International - Cab Contollers
  • PACCAR - Peterbilt & Kenworth Cab Controllers
  • Auto - All Domestics with OBDII (1996 to present)
  • Auto - All Imports with OBDII (1996 to present)
  • Generators
  • Industrial Use Engines
  • Marine Engines
  • ... and TONS more. Just email us if you have any questions!
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DPF Regens

PF-Diagnose will now perform DPF Regens on select engines.

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Engines Covered:

  • Cummins ISX12 CM2350 (2013-2019)
  • Cummins ISX15 CM2350 (2013-2019)
  • Cummins ISL CM2350 (2013-2019)
  • Detroit Diesel DD13 EPA2010 (2010-2012)
  • Detroit Diesel DD15 EPA2010 (2010-2012)
  • Detroit Diesel DD16 EPA2010 (2010-2012)
  • MaxxForce 11 EPA2010 & Newer (2010 & Newer)
  • MaxxForce 13 EPA2010 & Newer (2010 & Newer)
  • MaxxForce 15 EPA2010 & Newer (2010 & Newer)
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Emission Resets

Run Ash & SCR Accumulator Resets on Detroit Diesel DD13 & DD15 EPA2010 (2010-2102) Models

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Run the Following Reset Commands:

  • SCR Accumulators Reset for new SCR Catalyst replcement
  • Ash accumulator reset for new DPF install
  • Ash accumulator reset for DPF installation due to failure
  • Ash accumulator reset after ACM replacement

Better Fault Code Descriptions

We are now integrating our existing fault code databases right into PF-Diagnose. This means you will see more well-defined explanations of fault codes, and clearer information to help you repair those problems. Expect to see the full integration of step-by-step repair information in the near future!

Automatic VIN Decoder

We have integrated out Diesel VIN decoder into PF-Diagnose. When your laptop is connected to the Internet and a commercial truck, you can now view detailed vehicle information such as exact model, detailed engine information, build information, and much more.

UDS Support

With Unified Diagnostic Services (UDS) Support, PF-Diagnose can now view previously hidden proprietary diagnostic codes, such as specific emission or body controller fault codes. All of these are now displayed.

Auto Protocol Support

Tired of having to manually select J1939 or J1708? You can now just select “Auto” and our software will connect on all available protocols eliminating the possibility of user error.

USA Based Technical Support

Technical Support

With support form Diesel Laptops you'll get access to certified IT professionals and field trained Diesel Technicians.

Our experts can guide you through any issue from basic connection issues to complex software issues and everything in between. Multi-lingual support is also available.

For support, call 888-93-1975 ext 2

Works with Diesel Explorer

This Heavy and Medium Duty Diagnostic Software allows you to...

  • Easily see every DTC
  • Get information on components
  • View live parameters
  • View trip data
  • Generate reports and more!

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews

Works just as advertised.

Great product with exceptional service

Order with next day air to alaska and it was delivered by 8 am the next day, had one small technical issue when installing software but there tech was able to help resolve the problem quickly.