The PoD allows you to change the Hp output of the engine on the fly. That means that you can load the highest horsepower CaTCHER software you wish to use ( with all the usual REVO parameters ) and then with the PoD reduce the power from there. With the PoD this can be done with the engine off ( key on ), at idle or while driving the truck.
You simply need to plug the Smarty into the OBD port, select the PoD menu and type in a # comprised between 00 and 99. Where 99 is the full power potential of the performance software loaded into the ECM and 00 is the lowest power setting.
How does it work? Once you have updated your ECM with any of the performance software's, your Smarty becomes VIN # locked. The next time the Smarty is plugged in, the PoD menu will be displayed Press key # 1 to enter the PoD menu section. The power selection page will appear. You only need to type in any value from 99 down to 00. 99 is the full power of the CaTCHER software you have previously downloaded into the ECM, 00 is the lowest possible power setting. The # you have typed in will appear on the lower display line. After a short while it will then appear on the upper line. This confirms that the power level you have selected has been sent correctly to the truck. Now you can unplug the Smarty or with the key, return to the power selection menu and change the power value again.
When will the selected power become active? This depends upon the operation of the engine! In order to make the power change process as safe as possible, different ways to activate the newly selected power level have been built in.
There are three different ways to program the PoD
1) The Engine is off, the key is in the run position. Program the PoD level you want. The next time the engine is started it will start with your power selection.
2) The truck is coasting and no throttle is applied during the power level change. Program the PoD level you want. Press and release the throttle, the second time you press the throttle the power will be changed.
3) The truck is driven with throttle applied. Program the PoD level you want. Press and release the throttle twice, the third time you press the throttle the power will be changed.