4. Connect VCM II DLC cable to the VCM II
5. Placement of the pendant will require some discretion, as vehicle configurations vary. Ultimately the
Pendant should be secured, inside vehicle, within easy reach of the operator. In general, it is
recommended that the pendant should be placed on the front passenger seat using the provided straps to
secure excess cable as required.
Control of VCM II – CFR / Recording Data
If customer is to drive vehicle and capture recordings on VCM II - CFR, technician should inform them
how many recordings can be captured, see Recording Time Setup on page 13.
Drive vehicle as normal and make sure both indicator lights on the VCM II - CFR Pendant are
solid ON. VCM II - CFR will not record data if Pendant lights are not solid ON. If the Pendant
lights are OFF Press Trigger Button on Pendant to wake up device and activate lights.
Press Pendant Trigger Button when vehicle exhibits customer complaint(s).
A recording will automatically begin once auto-trigger condition has been met.
Note: If hard start conditions are being evaluated, Pendant vehicle communication LED must be solid
ON before attempting to start the vehicle. VCM II - CFR will not record data if both Pendant lights
are not solid ON. If the lights are OFF, Press Trigger Button on Pendant to wake up device and
Recorded data will be retained by the VCM II - CFR until it is overwritten or the user selects VCM II
- CFR Setup.
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