FLASH: Oil Change Monitor Alerts Prematurely - 2007-2008 Chrysler Dodge Jeep

NUMBER: 08-013-08 REV. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: July 11, 2008

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-013-08, DATED APRIL 03, 2008. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE THE ADDITION OF 2007 AND 2008 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES.

THE StarSCAN FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN MUST BE RETRIEVED FROM THE INTERNET.

StarSCAN SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 8.05 OR HIGHER.

StarMOBILE DESKTOP CLIENT -OR- StarMOBILE STANDALONE MODE MAY ALSO BE USED TO PERFORM THE FLASH.

 

SUBJECT:

FLASH: Oil Change Monitor Alerts Prematurely

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

 

MODELS:

**2007** - 2008 (JK) Wrangler
**2008 (HB) Durango**
**2008 (HG) Aspen**
**2008 (WK) Grand Cherokee**
**2008 (XK) Commander**

NOTE: This bulletin applies to **all 2008 HB/HG/WK/XK Models.**

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to 2007 - 2008 JK models equipped with a 3.8L engine

(Sales Code EGT) built prior to February 22, 2008 (MDH 0222XX).**

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may experience a premature alert of the Oil Change Monitor. This alert is displayed as “CHANgE OIL” on the instrument cluster odometer. This condition may be intermittent or may occur after a battery disconnect has occurred. The customer may be more aware of this condition if the Oil Change Monitor alerts shortly following an oil change.

Do not confuse this condition for an Oil Change Monitor alert due to the Oil Change Monitor not being reset following an oil change.

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Flash: Rough Idle And Drop In Engine Speed Upon Gear Engagement After Cold Start - 2007-2008 Dodge Nitro

NUMBER: 18-002-08
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: January 10, 2008

 

THE StarSCAN FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN MUST BE RETRIEVED FROM THE INTERNET.

StarSCAN SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 8.04 OR HIGHER FOR THIS BULLETIN.

StarMOBILE STANDALONE MODE OR StarMOBILE DESKTOP CLIENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Rough Idle And Drop In Engine Speed Upon Gear Engagement After Cold Start

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software.

 

MODELS:

2007 - 2008 (KA) Nitro

NOTE: This bulletin applies to the above listed vehicles equipped with a 4.0L engine (sales code EGS) built before January 17, 2008 (MDH 0117XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle operator may notice a rough idle and drop in engine idle speed after a cold engine start and the transmission is shifted to drive.

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Flash: MIL Illumination For P050D - Cold Start Rough Idle - 2008-2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee

NUMBER: 18-027-09
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: September 30, 2009

 

THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION IS THE PREFERRED METHOD FOR FLASHING ECUs.

HELP USING THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION FOR FLASHING AN ECU IS AVAILABLE BY SELECTING “HELP” THEN “HELP CONTENTS” AT THE TOP OF THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION WINDOW.

THE wiTECH SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 10.01 OR HIGHER TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.

StarSCAN OR StarMOBILE DESKTOP CLIENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: MIL Illumination For P050D - Cold Start Rough Idle

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software.

 

MODELS:

2008 - 2009 (WK) Grand Cherokee

NOTE: This bulletin applies to WK vehicles equipped with a 6.1L engine with a NAG1 automatic transmission (Sales code ESF and DGJ) and 50 State emissions (sales code NAS).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customers may experience a MIL illumination. Upon further investigation the Technician may find that P050D - Cold Start Rough Idle has been set.

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FLASH: MIL Illumination At Start-Up Due To DTC P2112 Or P1521 - 2005-2006 Chrysler Dodge Jeep

NUMBER: 18-018-06
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: May 13, 2006

 

THE StarSCAN FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN MUST BE RETRIEVED FROM THE INTERNET.

StarSCAN UPDATE CD 6.05 WAS THE LAST CD TO CONTAIN FLASH FILES.

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 18-035-05 REV. A, DATED NOVEMBER 18, 2005, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE A CHANGE TO THE 2006 LX/LE 6.1L CLEAN POINT.

 

SUBJECT:

FLASH: MIL Illumination At Start-Up Due To DTC P2112 Or P1521

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software.

 

MODELS:

2006 (DR) Ram Truck
2006 (HB) Durango
2005 - 2006 (LX/LE) 300 / Magnum / Charger
2005 - 2006 (WK/WH) Grand Cherokee
2006 (XK) Commander

NOTE: This bulletin applies to: Grand Cherokee and Commander vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZB) built prior to September 08, 2005 (MDH 0908XX); or to Ram Truck vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZB) built prior to October 27, 2005 (MDH 1027XX); or to Durango vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZB) built prior to September 24, 2005 (MDH 0924XX); or to 300, Magnum, and Charger vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZB) built prior to September 03, 2005 (MDH 0903XX); or to 300, Magnum, and Charger vehicles equipped with a 6.1L engine (sales code ESF) built prior to **April 17, 2006 (MDH 0417XX)**.

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle operator may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination due to one of the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC):

P2112 - Electronic Throttle Control - Unable To Open. If this DTC occurs, it will set at time of engine start up. This condition may affect all vehicles listed above, except Durango (HB) and Ram Truck (DR).

P1521 - Incorrect Engine Oil Type. This DTC may set in high ambient temperature conditions when the correct oil type (viscosity) is being used in the engine.

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Engine Temperature Gauge - Indicator Reads A Higher Temperature Than Actual - 2005 Jeep Liberty / Cherokee

NUMBER: 08-043-05
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: August 11, 2005

 

THIS BULLETIN IS BEING PROVIDED IN ADVANCE. DO NOT PERFORM ANY ACTIONS RELATED TO THIS BULLETIN UNTIL AUGUST 26, 2005. THE DRB III SOFTWARE VERSION MUST BE AT LEVEL 62.2 TO PERFORM THIS BULLETIN. THE DRB III SOFTWARE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON TechCONNECT BY AUGUST 26, 2005.

FOR MARKETS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, THE DRB III VERSION 62.2 SOFTWARE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON CINONConnect AND TechCONNECT BY AUGUST 26, 2005. THE DRB III VERSION 62.2 SOFTWARE WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ON THE ITIS DVD SEPTEMBER 2005 RELEASE.

 

SUBJECT:

Engine Temperature Gauge - Indicator Reads A Higher Temperature Than Actual

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the instrument cluster control (CCN) module.

 

MODELS:

2005 (KJ) Liberty / Cherokee

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 2.8L turbo diesel engine (sales code ENR).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may notice that the engine temperature gauge may indicate that the engine temperature is high. In hot ambient temperatures, and under certain driving conditions of extended uphill driving while towing a trailer, the engine temperature indicator may indicate slightly above the 3/4 normal operating temperature mark on the temperature gauge (but below the engine hot temperature markings). This condition may be caused by an incorrect calibration of the of the engine temperature gauge.

New CCN module software corrects the old engine temperature gauge calibration.

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