Installation Instructions for plug & play OBD-II Tracking Devices with the “Y” Wiring Cable

Tools required: 7mm ratchet wrench & zip ties (provided in package)

Find the vehicle’s OBD-II port location. It is typically below the driver’s side of the dashboard or in the center console.


Remove the vehicle’s existing OBD-II bracket with a ratchet wrench (typically 7mm).

Remove the vehicle’s female OBD-II port from the bracket.

Plug the male adapter from the tracking device’s harness into the vehicle’s female OBD-II plug.

Secure the connected plugs below the dashboard with a zip tie.

The female end of the OBD-II plug should be exposed so it can be mounted into the vehicle’s bracket.

Use the ratchet wrench to mount the device’s female OBD-II port into the same location as the vehicle’s original OBD-II port.

Zip tie any excess wire to a wire loom behind the dashboard.

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Plug the rectangular plug into the device.

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With the QR code sticker facing up, route the device under the dashboard toward a location in the upper portion of the dashboard (if possible)

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Find a secure location below the dashboard to mount the device. Use zip ties to secure it to a wiring bundle or to the vehicle’s frame to ensure that it does not slip out while the vehicle is in operation.

Required Information

Record the serial number for the device and the VIN/Year/Make/Model of the vehicle on your worksheet for activation and email it to us at support@fieldlogix.com. The devices will update in the system as they begin driving after the activation process is complete.

Contact us at 888-803-0200 Option 2 if you encounter any issues with the installation


Testing the Device

In order to test the device, the vehicle must be parked outside in an open area so that it can receive a GPS lock. The device’s LEDs will indicate proper operation.

Blue LED’s

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The unit will power up as the vehicle’s ignition is turned on. The blue LED indicates cellular connectivity.  A normal operating device will blink once followed by a long pause.
(there may be some brief flickers initially while the device initializes)

Blue LED errors will display the following blink patterns:

Blink Patterns

  • 2 blinks and long pause
  • 3 blinks and long pause
  • 4 blinks and long pause
  • 6 blinks and long pause
  • 7 blinks and long pause

Description

  • Can’t connect to server
  • Can’t communicate with cell network
  • Device may be defective
  • Weak cellular connectivity
  • SIM card is missing

Resolution Steps

  • Reach out to support@fieldlogix.com
  • Drive vehicle
  • Reach out to support@fieldlogix.com
  • Drive vehicle
  • Open device & verify that SIM card is properly seated

Red LEDs

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The RED LED indicates GPS signal. Normal operation should display 1 red blink followed by along pause.

Red LED errors will display the following blink patterns:

Blink Patterns

  • 2 blinks and long pause
  • 4 blinks and long pause

Description

  • GPS reception is weak
  • Internal GPS not working

Resolution Steps

  • Move to an open outdoor area
  • Device may be defective. Reach out to support@fieldlogix.com