ESI[truck] Heavy Duty Diagnostic Solution with HDS 1000 Tablet


The Bosch ESI[truck] 3824A Heavy Duty Diagnostic Solution enables technicians to efficiently diagnose and repair a wide variety of heavy duty trucks and commercial vehicles. It can also be used for a wide range of Off-Highway vehicles (Agriculture, Construction, and others) with the addition of the 3824CBL-UPG Off-Highway Upgrade Kit. 

Down time for heavy duty vehicles can cost thousands of dollars – which is why technicians need the right heavy duty solution to help them navigate through complex coverage and various systems.

The Bosch ESI[truck] platform is unlike any other in the industry, taking heavy duty diagnostics to the next level. With easy-to-use software and a massive array of technical information, users can perform an ultra-fast and accurate diagnosis – to get the repair done right and the vehicle back in operation.


The ESI[truck] 3824A Heavy Duty Diagnostic Solution includes the HDS 1000 touchscreen tablet, and a 12-month license for heavy duty truck software usage. Software comes with industry-leading coverage, including:

Manufacturer coverage: Freightliner, International, Kenworth, Mack, Volvo, Peterbilt, Sterling, Western Star, and more

Engine coverage: PACCAR, Perkins, Detroit Diesel-MBE, Mack, Navistar, Caterpillar, Deutz, MTU, and more

System coverage: transmissions, brake systems, exhaust treatment, audio systems, and more

Diagnostic capabilities: enhanced bidirectional controls, including diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration, cylinder cut-out, injector coding, component actuation, special tests, and more


The ESI[truck] 3824A Heavy Duty Diagnostic Solution can be upgraded with troubleshooting information for heavy duty trucks. For details, see 3824-08R ESI[truck] Troubleshooting and Repair Subscription.

The ESI[truck] 3824A Heavy Duty Diagnostic Solution can also be upgraded for off-highway diagnostics, including agricultural and construction vehicles. For details on off-highway coverage and capabilities, see 3824CBL-UPG ESI[truck] Off-Highway Upgrade Cable Kit with Introductory Software License.


The 3824A is ideal for:

  • Heavy duty technicians
  • Heavy duty vehicle repair shops
  • Commercial vehicle fleet managers and owners
  • Departments of Transportation (DOT) and municipalities
  • Commercial vehicle dealerships
  • Operations that operate and/or repair agricultural and construction vehicles (upgrade kit required)