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Introduction

This guide will provide Installation instruction for the Universal Diagnostic Backbone Harness with Mack add on kit. The Mack add on kit provides a few adapter parts to use the Universal back bone harness with older design Mack trucks.
This guide applies to :

  • 2014 - 2016 Anthem (AN)*
  • 2014 - 2016 Granite (GU/GR)*
  • 2014 + Titan (TD)
  • 2014 + Pinnacle (CXU/CHU/PI )

* Newer Anthem & Granite use the base Volvo back bone solution. See that guide for instruction.

FSB

FSB81619A - Please review this document prior to installation

  1. Universal Back Bone Diagnostic Harnes 2018+ Volvo/Mack Power adapter  (not used for this installation)
    • Universal Back Bone Diagnostic Harnes

    • 2018+ Volvo/Mack Power adapter (not used for this installation)

    • Legacy Volvo Power adapter (not used for this installation)

    • Legacy Mack J1939 Deutsch to Delphi adapters

    • Legacy Mack Power adapter

    • Mack J1708 adapter (not used at this time)

  2. Can/J1939 connectors Terminating resistor connector
    • Can/J1939 connectors

    • Terminating resistor connector

    • Vehicle side connector

    • Aux /J1708 Connectors

    • Not used at this time - Do not connect!

  3. Cable side power adapter connector Power adapters plug in here
    • Cable side power adapter connector

    • Power adapters plug in here

    • Universal diagnostic cable connector

    • Hardware specific cable adapter plugs in here

  4. Remove panel top center of dash
    • Remove panel top center of dash

    • Remove panel to expose power distribution junction box

  5. Power distribution junction box should look similar to this
    • Power distribution junction box should look similar to this

    • Fuse & Relay panel

    • Power & signal distribution terminals

  6. Install Deutsch to Delphi adapters into the backbone harness provided
    • Install Deutsch to Delphi adapters into the backbone harness provided

  7. Locate & remove terminating resistor Install the terminating resistor into the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness provided
    • Locate & remove terminating resistor

    • Install the terminating resistor into the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness provided

    • This must be installed for the vehicle to operate correctly!

  8. Plug the remaining connector from  the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness into where the terminating resistor was removed
    • Plug the remaining connector from the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness into where the terminating resistor was removed

  9. Verify that the yellow and green wires match when plugged into vehicle.
  10. Plug the Mack legacy power adapter into the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness
    • Plug the Mack legacy power adapter into the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Harness

    • Ring connectors at the ends

  11. Connect the Red Battery wire to the +12V Batt terminal
    • Connect the Red Battery wire to the +12V Batt terminal

    • Connect the Black Chassis Ground wire to the Ground/Chassis terminal

    • Terminals are labeled

    • Always test with DMM before connecting

  12. Plug the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Cable  into the provided Hardware adapter cable
    • Plug the Universal Backbone Diagnostic Cable into the provided Hardware adapter cable

  13. At this time you may complete QA in the  Hardware Installer app or Installer Portal
    • At this time you may complete QA in the Hardware Installer app or Installer Portal

    • If you do not have access to Telogis Hardware Installer app:

    • Call support 1-877-943-7306

    • Call support 1-877-943-7306

Conclusion

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