FAQ - Pitstop

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predictive maintenance?

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General FAQ
User interface / Usability
Maintenance
Fuel
Data
Hardware connectivity and device
Diagnostics
Support

General FAQ

  • What does Pitstop do differently?

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  • How does predictive maintenance help my fleet?

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  • What is predictive maintenance, and how does it differ from preventive maintenance?

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  • How does a tool like this differ from a fleet management tool like Fleetio or AssetWorks?

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  • How does Pitstop use algorithms in their platform?

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  • What are the top benefits of using Pitstop?

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  • Can I use Pitstop outside of the United States?

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  • How many languages is the application available in?

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  • How do I access Pitstop’s platform?

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  • What types of insights can pitstop generate?

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  • How is the information presented in Pitstop?

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  • How do you work with fleet management solutions or other fleet software?

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  • Who is Pitstop partnered with?

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  • How do you communicate with maintenance/repair shops?

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  • What class of vehicles does your platform work with?

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  • Can I try Pitstop’s predictive maintenance tool before I buy it?

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  • How much does the platform cost?

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User interface / Usability

  • Can I see my vehicles in real-time?

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  • How do I delete a car?

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  • Does the driver have access to the information on the vehicle?

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  • How to integrate Geotab on Pitstop?

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  • How will I be alerted when there is an issue with one of my vehicles?

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Maintenance

  • Can you compare drivers based on vehicle costs?

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  • My vehicle has a maintenance alert. Is that different from Pitstop?

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  • What types of predictions are on Pitstop’s platform?

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Fuel

  • Can you see fuel consumption data?

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  • Can I view the current fuel level?

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Data

  • How frequently do you send data to the platform?

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  • Where is the data stored?

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  • What types of data does your platform use to make predictions?

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  • Why should I trust your AI and Algorithms?

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  • We have tested other platforms that gave too many false events. How do you prevent information overload?

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Hardware connectivity and device

  • Can I use my own OBDII device?

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  • How do I connect the device to the car?

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  • Do I need to plug a device into my car?

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  • Do I need to charge the device?

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  • How do I order a new device?

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  • What temperatures does this work in?

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  • What happens if the device stops working? Does this device have a warranty?

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  • Can this affect my vehicle’s warranty?

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  • How much data does the device consume?

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  • How can I tell if the device has been unplugged?

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  • How can I tell if the device is working?

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Diagnostics

  • How accurate is your system in predicting potential failures?

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  • What does DTC mean?

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  • How do I read OBDII/DTC code?

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  • How do I read Generic or Manufacturer Specific Codes?

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  • How do I read Subsystems codes?

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Support

  • How do I learn how to use the application?

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