TURBO TIMER USER`S MANUAL

(TTX / As of September, 2008 No.1)
TTX
TURBO TIMER
USER’S GUIDE
Ultra Compact Design
Thank you for purchasing PIVOT “TURBO TIMER”.
Please read these instructions carefully before installing or using this device.
Please do not lose this user’s guide, as you will held liable for the cost of reissuing it.
Before installing !
NOTE
Please be sure to check that “TURBO TIMER” operates properly before installing it in the car or
drilling holes for installation.
CAUTION
Improper use or disregard of these warnings may
result in the injury or death of people.
Improper use or disregard of these warnings may cause
injury to persons, damage the product and other things.
NOTE
● Be careful to turn off power switch of timer before locking the steering wheel.
Using the timer with the lock on could be dangerous, if the car begins to
move.
● To ensure that no accidents occur while others are using your car, be sure to
turn off the power switch of the timer.
● Especially do not use if small children may be left alone in car while parked.
● Installing or using “TURBO TIMER” in places where ventilation is poor may result in an to humans due to vehicle exhaust emission poisoning or fire.
● During installation be sure to remove the minus cable from the battery so as
to prevent fire and damage resulting from the shorting of circuits, etc….
● Please be careful that the cable dose not get crushed by the seat rail or car
door steel plate, nor cut by any sharp steel plate as this may cause a poor
connection or an electric short leading to fire or other danger.
● Because, it is very dangerous if, while in use, the product falls off and interferes with braking, please securely fasten it to a stable place.
● It is very dangerous to pull tangled wires by force or allow tangled wires to interfere with driving. So, please be sure to store bundle away all wires with
tape, etc….
● Operating or checking the display during driving may cause an accident;
please use with the utmost consideration for safety.
● When installing this product, we recommend that if technical knowledge becomes necessary please consult a qualified mechanic.
● This product is for DC12V cars; installation cannot be carried out on cars with
other voltage batteries.
● Wiring should be carried out using the attached “cut connector” or by soldering,
make sure to securely insulate all wiring parts with insulation tape, and confirm
that no wires are sticking out.
● Do not, in any manner, process, take apart, or make changes to this product.
● Do not install “TURBO TIMER” in any place subject to high temperature or any
place where water may be splashed.
● When double-sided tape is used for an installation be warned that when hot the
tape temporarily losses adhesiveness so no strong pressure should be applied.
● Make sure to replace all screws and parts that were removed during installation
to their original place.
Please check the contents of the package
Main Unit
Double-sided Tape
Cut Connectors × 1
User’s Guide
Ultra Compact Design!
Display Time (min)
Easy-to Install, Simplified, Low-cost Turbo Timer
1. Auto Mode
2. Manual Mode
3. Heating Mode
Auto setting of idling time in accordance to running time.
(see right figure)
Idling Time can be set in 10-second
increments from 0 seconds to 9
minutes, 50 seconds.
Heating Time can be set in 10-second
increments from 10 minutes to 19 minutes, 50 seconds.
2.00
2
1.45
1.30
1.30
1.00
0.45
0.30
1
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
Driving Time (min)
BASIC WIRING
NOTE
● For safety purposes always wire to the emergency brake. ● Be sure to check all unit operations before installing. ● For safety
purposes disconnect the − terminal of the battery while installing. ● When checking the connection, be sure to reconnect the −
terminal. ● If for some reason it is impossible to connect to the emergency brake make sure to earth the BROWN wire.
Connecting the Wires
Special Harness for your
type of car model
Key Cylinder
sold separately = another
company’s product may be used
※When wiring use a special harness for your type of car model. (Another company’s
product may be used.)
①
②
③
④
3-pin Coupler
Emergency Brake
Explanation of Wires from Main Unit
BROWN
Main Unit
BLACK
Disconnect the harness of the key cylinder and between 2 cords connect the special harness.
Connect the 3-pin coupler cable of the special harness to the 3-pin coupler cable of the main unit.
The BLACK wire must be connected with the screw on the car body.
Connect the BROWN wire to the emergency brake; make sure to securely fasten it either by soldering
or by using the cut connector included in the kit.
Checking the Emergency brake
Connection Spot
RED = Normally (Key Switch OFF) + 12V
With the key switch ON (but not the engine) pull
up to cut voltage and push down to engage + 12V
power.
YELLOW = IG 1 (Key Switch ON) + 12V
Earth
BLUE = ACC or IG 2 + 12V
ORANGE
BLACK = Body Earth
(Extra wire)
※ not used under normal
conditions.
Pull up
BROWN = Emergency Brake Switch
ORANGE = (Extra wire)
0V
Push down
+ 12V
【REFERENCE】How to use the cut connectors
Method 1
Connecting a new wire to the middle of another wire.
Method 2
1
Peel off about 10mm of the vinyl cover
at connection.
3
Twist the uncovered
wires.
1
2
Peel off about 10mm of the vinyl cover
at the end of the product’s wire.
4
Close tightly with
cut connector.
2
Connecting two wires at their ends.
Peel off about 10mm of the vinyl covers
at the end of the wires to be connected.
Twist the uncovered
wires.
3
Close tightly with
cut connector.
※ Use a crushing tool to press the cut connector, if
you do not have such a tool, use pliers or such to
fold and crush the connector together for a secure contact.
※ After covering, make sure to insulate properly
with vinyl tape.
METER INSTALLATION
PART NAMES
Main unit
① Clean oil and dust from the
main unit and from the area
where you wish to affix it.
② Make sure to securely affix
it with the double-sided tape
provided in the kit.
Double-sided tape
(Included)
Do not reuse the tape;
it will lose adhesiveness.
Clean to remove
oil and dust.
MIN Switch
MODE Switch
Change each setting
Change each mode
SEC Switch
POW Switch
Power ON / OFF
Change each setting
Display
BASIC OPERATIONS
ON
1
Key ON
2
Turn power on by
pressing the
POW switch
3
The mode will
change with each
pressing of the
MODE switch
(Engine not running)
POW Press
Display Lamp
MODE Press
Auto Mode
Auto-Mode Time Display
(Current setting value display)
Auto setting of idling time in
accordance to running time.
※ If the idling time is 45 seconds
When set to the Auto Mode,
final dot blinks
※1
Final dot blinks
NOTE
Manual Mode Time Settings
※1 When in Auto-Mode and idling time is
zero seconds the display will show (final dot will blink).
Idling Time can be set in 10-second increments
from 0 seconds to 9 minutes, 50 seconds.
Manual Mode
(Current setting value display)
※2 When set to the Auto Mode, final dot
blinks during display, and turns off when
set to the Manual and Heating Mode.
Press MIN or SEC switch
MIN
First dot lights up
SEC
SEC
SEC switch is used to change the
seconds
∼
∼
Heating Mode Time Settings
Heating Mode
(Current setting value display)
※4 If the POW switch is pressed while the
timer is in operation the display will turn
off and the engine will stop.
Press MIN or SEC switch
MIN
Second dot lights up
SEC
Minutes Seconds
4
MIN switch is used to change the
minutes
Minutes Seconds
※3 While the Timer is operating, If you release the emergency brake,
in the
display will go off.
Pressing the POW
switch turns the
power OFF
MIN
POW Press
Heating Time can be set in 10-second increments
from 10 minutes to 19 minutes, 50 seconds.
MIN
MIN switch is used to change the
minutes
SEC
SEC switch is used to change the
seconds
∼
∼
Lamp OFF
TROUBLESHOOTING
(TROUBLESHOOTING FOR SOME SPECIAL CAR MODELS)
Model of Car
Trouble
Possible Causes
Possible Solutions
New SUBARU models equipped with anti-theft devices
(LEGACY BL5・BP5, etc)
The security system
does not work after
using the Timer.
This is because the security system does
not operate while the engine is running.
After stopping the engine (after idling has finished), lock the car door
and activate the security system.
TOYOTA ARISTO
(Later JZS161 models)
The door lock function
cannot be used while
using the Timer.
This is because the immobilizer and the
door lock system are interconnected.
After stopping the engine (after idling has finished), lock the car door.
The timer operates
but the engine stalls.
The polarity of the special harness is incorrect.
Switch the YELLOW and BLUE wires on the 3-pin coupler coming out
from the Turbo Timer.
Some of the K-car
※ 1 In some special harnesses the IG1 (YELLOW) and IG2 (BLUE) positions are reversed. If this is the case, try switching
the YELLOW and BLUE wires of the 3pin coupler coming out from the Timer.
※ 2 Note, that doing this in other car models
will render the Timer inoperative, so
please return the wires to their original
connection positions.
The timer will not operate properly if the
during idling torque is too weak.
Trouble
Possible Causes
RED
YELLOW
BLUE
(Present Condition)
Possible Solutions
With key switch ON, POW
switch was pushed, but
no display appears.
Check the BLACK wire connections or conditions.
An improper harness for your car model
has been used.
Make sure you are using the proper harness for
your car model.
The timer operates but the
engine stalls.
An improper harness for your car model
has been used.
Make sure you are using the proper harness for
your car model.
The emergency brake has not been pulled
up far enough.
Make sure to pull up the emergency brake.
Contact failure of BROWN wire.
Check the BROWN wire connections or conditions.
PIVOT CORPORATION
RED
BLUE
YELLOW
(After Fixing)
In order to increase the torque, increase the engine rotation to 12001500 rpm and turn off the key switch to start the timer operation.
Contact failure of BLACK wire.
The timer display reads
and doesn’t operate.
Pull out
the wire
while
(Front) pressing in
Cars with Automatic Light
Controller
When using the Timer in a car
equipped operating with an auto
light control system, the lights may
not turn off when using the Timer
even after the engine has stopped.
If this is the case, when using the
Timer make sure to not use Auto
Mode for the light control system.
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