As fuel prices continue to rise, you would probably love to make fewer trips to the gas station. Your first line of defense against pain at the pump is to break some driving habits that may be hurting your fuel economy. The Bully Dog Watchdog monitors and analyzes your engine stats and driver behavior to help you find more efficient driving techniques and enhance your fuel economy by as much as 37%.
The Bully Dog Watchdog features Driving Coach software, the first of its kind. Driving Coach gathers and processes information from your engine's sensors in real time. As you drive, the Watchdog learns your driving conditions and habits and guides you in finding the most economical and efficient driving methods. For example, if you frequently wait until the last second to apply the brakes, the Driving Coach will notice this and advise you on how to improve your braking and coasting methods.
The Watchdog also acts as a comprehensive digital gauge. It can display four parameters at a time with over 20 different stats to choose from (see list below). It also displays and clears DTC codes and performs tests for horsepower, torque, and times like 0-60 and 1/8-mile. The 64-color LCD digital display is large and easy to read at a glance, and its backlight is adjustable for nighttime driving.
Don't waste your weekend fumbling with installation - the Bully Dog Watchdog simply plugs right into the OBD-II port on any vehicle made after 1996. It even comes with a setup wizard to help you easily calibrate your Watchdog to your engine. Don't waste any more money at the pump - win the fuel battle with the Bully Dog Watchdog. Backed by a 1-Year Warranty.
It is proven that drivers who change their driving habits to maximize fuel economy can see improvements up to 37% per gallon of fuel. Recognizing this fact, Bully Dog designed the first software of its kind into the Watchdog, thus being first to market again!
The information is gathered from the sensors that each vehicle is equipped with from the factory. Information is gathered during operation in real time, the software then process the information. As the information is processed, it is then used to serve as a Driving Coach guiding the vehicle's driver to the most efficient, economical driving techniques in order to maximize fuel economy.
The Watchdog becomes a very valuable tool as a Driving Coach. A priority in today's market place is saving fuel, getting every last tenth of a mile out of the fuel in the tank. The Watchdog features software that tracks the driver's habits behind the wheel. As these habits show themselves, the software calculates the best remedy and then notifies the driver. As a Driving Coach the Watchdog will recommend and suggest different driving methods to the user in real time as conditions and habits become apparent.
For instance, If the driver of the vehicle is repeatedly waiting until the last minute before applying the brakes before coming to a stop, the software will recognize this and then advise the driver how they can improve their braking method and their fuel mileage.
Digital Gauge / Monitor:
The WatchDog Gauge offers a comprehensive digital gauge package including all standard PID or vehicle parameters included in vehicles '96 and newer. The gauge will display a combination of any four parameters with over 20 different ones to choose from depending on your vehicle. These gauges are all displayed at the same time on an easy to read digital display. The following is a list of parameters that the WatchDog is able to read from your vehicle. These parameters rely on sensors that your vehicle was equipped with from the factory, not all vehicles have all of these options available.
Vehicle Monitoring Functions:
• Instant Fuel Economy
• Average Fuel Economy
• Wasted Energy (accel and decel)
• OEM EGT 1
• OEM EGT 2
• Boost Pressure (PSI)
• Speed in MPH or KPH
• RPM (engine speed)
• Coolant Temp
• Timing Position in Degrees
• Throttle Position in percent
• Air Intake Temperature
• Mass Air Flow (grams/sec)
• Battery Voltage
• 1 Unit Replaces Multiple Gauges
• Ergonomic Design
• Setup Wizard for your vehicle
• Read and Erase DTCs
• Internet Updateable
SD Card to Update Agent
• Transferable to Any Applicable Vehicle Application
• Product Interface/Navigation
Easy-to-use Capacitive Touch Buttons:
• Full 64 color LCD Screen
• Back Light Adjustable
Daytime and Nighttime Driving Modes:
• Simple and Easy Installation
• Performance Tests:
•• 0-60 Times in Seconds
•• 1/8 mile Times in Seconds
•• 1/4 mile Times in Seconds