|The SELECT-A-MAP diesel control unit will be of particular interest to fleet users as a simple way of reducing their ever increasing fuel costs. The unit is easily installed and all electronic fuel adjustments remain within the manufacturer’s original engine management system tolerances.The tachometer ‘Green Band’ represents the manufacturer’s optimum engine speed range for both economy and torque.
Operators encourage their drivers to stay within this speed range to save fuel. However, drivers often make excessive use of the ‘Red Zone’ and waste fuel.
Driver trainers are often used to promote sensible driving within the green band, but after a while, in most cases drivers tend to revert to their normal driving style.
The SELECT-A-MAP can be programmed to not only increase torque in the green band but also to limit fuelling in the red zone which encourages a change of driving habits, with earlier gear changes that keep the engine within the green band, resulting in significant fuel savings.
Units can also be individually mapped to suit the operator’s particular requirements.
Acceleration Control Feature
An additional, unique feature is Acceleration Control, that can be used on its own, with a standard map or in combination with a fuel modification map.
It provides a simple method of controlling performance based on engine acceleration rate, allowing acceleration to be limited without reducing torque at slowly increasing or constant engine speeds.
The SELECT-A-MAP positively encourages drivers not to accelerate rapidly and to ensure they stay within the green band, resulting in fuel savings and greater vehicle life.
The SELECT-A-MAP is a universal product that can also be used in many common rail diesel engine applications with custom mapping facility for agricultural, marine use etc.
Diesel-Blend – LPG/CNG
Click here to find out how Select-A-Map can reduce fuel costs and emissions even further when used as a dual-fuel diesel-blend ECU to inject a cheaper, greener fuel such as Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) or Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).