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How should the electronic logging device (ELD) handle the dashboard odometer display not matching the odometer value returned by the electronic control module (ECM)? For instance, when the engine is replaced and the value is not synced.

FMCSA-ELD-395-Q059(2022-03-10)

 

Question: How should the electronic logging device (ELD) handle the dashboard odometer display not matching the odometer value returned by the electronic control module (ECM)? For instance, when the engine is replaced and the value is not synced.

Guidance: If the dashboard odometer display does not match the odometer value returned by the ECM, the ECM odometer value must be identified as the valid value.

Contact Info: FMCSA ELD Information, 1-800-832-5660 or ELD@dot.gov

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Note: This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way.  It is intended only to provide information and clarity regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies. 

Regulatory Topic: ELD Guidance
Effective Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Issued Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022