As a fleet manager, tracking engine hours is important for you to stay on top of maintenance, lower fuel costs and understand inefficiencies in your operations. Synthetic Engine Hours provide a mechanism to measure and report on how long a vehicle’s engine is running, even if there are gaps in data capture.
Synthetic Engine Hours provides a backup input to estimate engine hours for when engine hours can’t be read directly from the Engine Control Module (ECM), based on when the engine is running.
Adding Synthetic Engine Hours
Navigate to Settings > Gateways.
1. A banner will appear on top of the Gateways page directing you to Add Engine Hours for Vehicle Gateways missing engine hours, only if they are missing for 1+ vehicles:
2. Select Add Engine Hours. Input the correct engine hours manually. Once entered, a baseline is established and engine hours are calculated based on engine on/off events moving forward, for that vehicle: