GPS Showing Wrong Location

Symptoms

  • GPS showing wrong location

Applies To

  • Maps
  • Location

Cause

Poor GPS Quality affects the accuracy of the reported location. You may see these issues manifest themselves as incorrect locations on exception reports, as well as Trips History reports. GPS jamming and invalid GPS messages can also cause these symptoms to surface. 

Workaround

Power cycle to get the device to pick up a fresh GPS signal.

Resolution

Make sure to do a power cycle and take note of the lights. Red(Power), Green(Cellular), and Blue(GPS). Check for GPS faults by going to Engine and Maintenance>Faults> Select your date range> and click apply changes. It should either be a low GPS fault or the device may not have power at the OBD2 itself, due to a blown fuse.