Sendec Tach / Hour Unit

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JamesGarfield, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. JamesGarfield

    JamesGarfield LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    Had a little oopsie in my trailer in which the SENDEC Tach/Hour meter on one of my mowers got trashed. I plan to replace it, but is there any way that the new one can be 'preprogrammed' to show the proper number of hours that the old one was showing?

  2. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    ....No.....actually you could just connect the new meter to an old motor and lett it run...but why waste the gas???
  3. Daneman

    Daneman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    If it were me, I would just write on my machine right next to the hour meter the hours on the old meter, then just add them. Especially if you had a bunch of hours on it, it could take a long time to bring it back up to the correct time.
  4. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    what type of machine is it? if i replaced the hour meter on my broadmoor, i would just have to leave the key in the on position, with the engine OFF until it reached the hours needed, on a well seasoned machine this could take a while, but would work. but if you are talking about a pull start unit, them perhaps hooking it up to a 12v power supply, but i am not sure of that.
  5. PowerEquipmentWarehouse

    PowerEquipmentWarehouse LawnSite Member
    Messages: 130

    There is no easy way to "preprogram" a Sendec. The suggestions above are the only way it will show use. I would recommend just notating the replacement in that machine's log and use the new numbers. If you want to calculate actual use, just add the new numbers to the final reading from the broken sendec. It's good to see that you monitor the hours, though. Too many people just guess when to do maintenance....Mike

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