Important News

The end of life for Tech Tool 2.03 is planned for October 19th, 2016. Please update your Premium Tech Tool PC’s before this date to avoid interruption.

There will also be a required update for Tech Tool 2.04.  PTT 2.04.87 is scheduled to be released the week of October 17, 2016.  This required update will allow users to continue to use PTT version 2.04.87.  This required update is due to the license of the embedded version of Java will expire and must be updated.   This update is in the 2.04.87.

If the 2.04.87 update is not downloaded and installed by November 9th,  PTT 2.04 will stop working.  The 2.04.87 will continue to be available for download in Client Update.

The current version of Tech Tool is 2.5.30.   We strongly encourage all dealers and fleets to use the current version.

OBD changes in 2016, click here.

License Agreement, click here to view.

New Networking Requirements, click here to view.

October Frequently Asked Questions Now Available

The October Premium Tech Tool frequently asked questions are now available for viewing. This document covers the most important need-to-know information about Premium Tech Tool.

***To view the October frequently asked questions, click here.***

For a summary of our top five most asked questions, click here.

Tech Tool Tip of the Month:  Click here to view the Description of the Three (3) Control Unit Programming Options.

Welcome to the PTT Website

The Premium Tech Tool website covers important technical information for Mack Trucks, Prevost, UD and Volvo Trucks in North America. Watch the video below to find out more about the new site.

Premium Tech Tool (PTT) is a Windows-based diagnostic application specially designed to test, calibrate and program engine parameters. You can purchase PTT and other hardware & software components through eMedia. This software supports all Mack and Volvo trucks, UD trucks, and Prevost. (Note: Support for Mack and Volvo trucks may be limited with model years 1998 and older. For UD, Premium Tech Tool supports model years 2011 and newer.)

Chat To Reset Your Password


When logging into Premium Tech Tool, if you receive a “Login Failure” message, please utilize Chat.

Supported Chat Login Failure Error Messages
“Your user ID is unknown or you have entered the wrong password. Please try again.”
“Your user account is locked. Please contact local support for assistance.”

PTT System Requirements Update

Premium Tech Tool 2.04.32 DVD or newer is now compliant with Windows 10 Professional and Enterprise .  Upgrading an operating system from Windows 7 or 8 / 8.1 to Windows 10 requires an uninstall and reinstall of PTT. 

Premium Tech Tool 1.12 and 2.02
Operations that require a central system connection will no longer function after December 2015.  For login issues please contact IT Support Desk at 877-978-6586.

If you are having PC Network speed issues, have your IT                        administrator contact the Volvo IT helpdesk.


Need Technical Support?

For Technical Support (help with using the software, problems encountered while using the software, communication issues, etc.), please call 877-978-6586 or fill out our contact form: Click Here