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ScanGaugeII
Trip Computer

The ScanGauge II automatically tracks and stores data for 4 Trips. The CURRENT trip is restarted after the engine has been off for more than 3 minutes. The TODAY trip is restarted after the vehicle has not moved for 9 hours. The data from TODAY is moved to PREVIOUS DAY when it is restarted. This way, you don't have to reset the trip computers when you start a trip. There is also a TANK Trip which you reset when you fill up the tank. It can provide you with "to empty" data as well as other useful information. The information is available anytime during the trip. The CURRENT trip can be reset. This is useful for making fuel economy measurements at a steady speed.

The GAUGE mode can display instantaneous fuel economy, but small variations in throttle, terrain or even wind will cause this to wander around some. The CURRENT trip computer and its RESET capability can smooth this out over a longer distance. A demonstration of how to do this can be chosen below.

The TRIP modes in the ScanGauge II can be used to save gas. Improved driving habits can improve fuel economy by up to 30% according to a US Government source. The ScanGauge II lets you try different driving techniques and routes and gives quick feedback on how they affect fuel use.

The following animation demonstrates how to use the Trip Computer.

To rerun the animation, do a page refresh or backup and go forward.

Trip Animation.

The following animation demonstrates how to use the CURRENT TRIP MPG to better measure MPG at a constant speed.

To rerun the animation, do a page refresh or backup and go forward.

Average MPG animation

The following animation demonstrates how to use the Trip data to reduce fuel use.

To rerun the animation, do a page refresh or backup and go forward.

Mileage animation

See also

Page posted by Sterling D. Allan June 6, 2006
Last updated December 22, 2014

 

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