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Installing Vehicle Tracking Hardware




Locate the vehicle’s diagnostic port which is typically found in the driver’s area on or below knee level.


Geotab® GO9™ Only Install

Connect the appropriate harness to the Geotab® GO9™0 and plug the harness into the diagnostic port of the vehicle.





Geotab® GO9™ & J. J. Keller® Encompass® ELD Dual Setup

Install the Geotab® GO9™ as listed above.  Use the free end of the Y-Cable to plug the J.J. Keller® harness into. Plug the other end into the J.J. Keller® ELD. Ensure adequate connection and that lights continuously display on the ELD (this indicates it is receiving power from the vehicle).


Ensure that the Geotab® GO9™ device is pushed into place fully – when the Geotab® GO9™ receives power, lights will display on the front of the device.

RedIgnition Detected

Green = Cellular Connection

Blue GPS Signal


To verify that a GPS signal is being captured by the Geotab® GO9™, on any mobile device or desktop, browse to  Enter the Installer Name, Installer Company, and the Serial Number of the Geotab® GO9™. Click Log Install



After it queries, the current status will either show Device Communicating or Device Not Communicating.

Troubleshooting: If the device is not communicating, ensure that the device is fully plugged in and lights are displaying on the Geotab® GO9™. Additionally, if this was installed while in a garage, move the vehicle outside to maximize GPS signal.

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Once it is verified that connection has been established and GPS is transmitting, secure the device in place using the zip ties provided.


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