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ADEM III Trouble Shooting

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Coming Soon
Course Duration


This course covers the setup procedures for the G3500 ADEM III engine assembly and the G3500 ADEM III conversion. We will look at the proper procedure for engine setup through the special instruction manual and hands on troubleshooting diagnostics on the ADEM III engine.


Students should have basic computer skills and have participated in the Gas Engines 1 and 2 courses and experience in electrical diagnostics. Students must provide their own safety glasses, steel toed footwear, hard hats and fire retardant coveralls with reflective stripe.


  • Basic differences between G3500 w/EIS and G3500 w/ADEM III.
  • Brief overview of engine set-up (Gas Engine) procedures.
  • Brief overview of Electronic Technician (ET).
  • Procedures to follow regarding set-up of a G3500 ADEM III engine.
  • Interpretation of ADEM III information regarding configuration parameters.
  • Connecting Caterpillar Electronic Technician (ET) tooling to any Cat engine with ADEM III Controls.
  • ADEM III parameters and protection system.
  • Determining parameters needed for your engine configuration.
  • Entering fuel analysis information into your ADEM III engine control module.
  • Proceed into troubleshooting engine and sensors
  • Schematics (G3512)
  • Hands on training in the lab
  • Tune-up procedure on a G3500 engine.

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Will successfully be able to identify components.
  • Understand the operation of the ADEM III ECM and its role in engine start/stop and protection and ignition operation.
  • Demonstrate proper use of CAT ET for setup, troubleshooting, data logging.
  • Properly tune the engine according to site specifics.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems in an ADEM III system.

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