Finding your data in Reveal

Live Map

You can customize which ECM data you want to show in Reveal’s Live Map. Choose from Speed, Idle, Live Odometer, and more. To do this go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Admin

  3. Manage Balloons

If you don’t have access to Manage Balloons, please contact us at customer care.

Viewing your data

When Reveal Engine Connect is set up, your data will be captured and displayed in various sections of Reveal. Some of these sections are highlighted below.

Fuel Efficiency Report

Disclaimer: Fuel data may not be available based on the hardware that is installed in your vehicle.

Running the Fuel Efficiency Report will help you see how fuel efficient your vehicles are and how speeding, harsh driving and idling events impact fuel costs. It will also give you a calculated Liters/100km figure, as well as an Estimated Loss.

Please note, you can adjust conversion value (MPG/Liters/km) based on your user preference regional selections in Reveal.

Before running the report

Before you run the Fuel Efficiency Report, go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. MY ACCOUNT

  3. Cost Assumptions

In Cost Assumptions, enter your average rates in the time range you are going to run your report.

When running the report, click on the Report Options and then select the ECM (Engine Computer Module). Otherwise, you won’t see data based on ECM within your Fuel Efficiency Report.

The Fuel Efficiency Report will look like this

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ECM Fuel

ECM Fuel is also displayed as a dashboard metric for ECM fuel efficiency. You can view this in the Dashboard tab in Reveal.

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ECM Odometer

ECM Odometer is collected with every plot and will display throughout Reveal when distance or speed is referenced.

To ensure the Current Odometer reflects a vehicle’s Reveal Dashboard reading, it is advised that users update the initial odometer upon installation of the Vehicle Tracking Unit (VUT).

The Vehicle Tracking Unit (VTU)is a GPS tracking unit installed within a vehicle. It leverages the Global Positioning System (GPS) to track vehicle movement and location information.

To enter this data, go to:

  1. The initials on the top right of the screen

  2. Admin

  3. Vehicle List

  4. Edit

  5. Details

Odometer data populates throughout the site anywhere odometer and distance are referenced. Here’s an example of where it shows up.

In the Live Map

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In the Reports section

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In Edit Vehicle

To see this information, go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Admin

  3. Vehicle List

  4. Edit Vehicle

  5. Details

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Ignition and Idling

ECM Ignition is what is leveraged to determine ECM based idling.

Engine Idling refers to any means where idling is captured based on the vehicle’s engine being on with the vehicle not in motion.

View this information in the report section of Reveal.

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View Idle information in the Live Map

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Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs)

When there's a problem with the vehicle, the ECM stores a trouble code called a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC). This code is usually diagnosed by a mechanic (with a scanner) and triggers the check engine light so the driver knows something's wrong. In short, the ECM performs a wide variety of functions necessary to the operation of a vehicle.

Set up a DTC alert

You can set up an alert to be notified when a vehicle produces a DTC. This will help you manage your vehicle's maintenance and stay ahead of issues.

Visit our help center alert section to learn how to set up a DTC alert.

Go to

  1. Alerts

  2. Create an alert

View active DTCs

Go to

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Admin

  3. Alerts

  4. Create a New Alert Policy

  5. Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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DTC Alert

When you have DTC Alerts set up, you will receive an email showing the following information when a DTC is triggered.

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DTC History

View the DTC history for your vehicles. Go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Your profile

  3. Admin

  4. Vehicle List

  5. Edit Vehicle

  6. DTC History

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See Update vehicle information for more details about the DTC History page.

ECM Speed

Speed is collected with every plot and will display throughout Reveal where speed is referenced.

Here’s an example of one place where ECM Speed is referenced in Reveal in the Live Map

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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

VIN is transferred to Reveal from the ECM reading and automatically populated within the vehicle profile. The year, make, and model of the car needs to be entered manually. Please note that not all year, make and models will capture the VIN.

To see the VIN, go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Your profile

  3. Admin

  4. Vehicle List

  5. Edit Vehicle

  6. Vehicle Info.

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Engine Hours

ECM Engine Hours will be shown within the vehicle profile and throughout Reveal where engine hours are referenced and calculated. The engine hours shown reflect the accumulated engine hours since the Vehicle Tracking Unit (VTU) was installed. If you wish to enter the initial hours/vehicle’s total odometer reading, you can do this in the Edit Vehicle screen.

To do this go to:

  1. The top right-hand corner of the page and click on the initials

  2. Admin

  3. Vehicle List

  4. Edit Vehicle

  5. Details

The Vehicle Tracking Unit (VTU)is a GPS tracking unit installed within a vehicle. It leverages the Global Positioning System (GPS) to track vehicle movement and location information.

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For any troubleshooting issues with Reveal Engine Connect, please contact customer care.


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