Flash: Vehicle Enhancement – 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

NUMBER: 08-112-15
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: November 14, 2015

 

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 IS REQUIRED TO BE AT THE LATEST RELEASE BEFORE PERFORMING THIS PROCEDURE.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Vehicle Enhancement

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves updating the Body Control Module (BCM) software.

 

MODELS:

2015 (WK) Jeep Grand Cherokee

 

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles within the following markets/countries: NAFTA.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with Daytime Running Headlamps (Sales Codes LM1).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may describe the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) inoperative. This condition may be more prevalent after DRL bulb(s) have been replaced with an aftermarket bulb.

 

DIAGNOSIS:

Using a Scan Tool (wiTECH) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify no DTCs are set. If DTCs are present, record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.

If the customer describes the symptom/condition listed above, perform the Repair Procedure.

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE:

NOTE: Install a battery charger Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light to ensure battery voltage does not drop below 13.2 volts. Do not allow the charging voltage to climb above 13.5 volts during the flash process.

NOTE: If this flash process is interrupted/aborted or failed, the flash should be restarted.

  1. Reprogram the BCM with the latest software. Help using the wiTECH Diagnostic Application for flashing control modules is available through the wiTECH Diagnostic Application. For instructions select the “HELP” tab on upper portion of the wiTECH window, then “HELP CONTENTS”. This will open the Welcome to wiTECH Help screen where help topics can be selected.
  2. Turn off the vehicle and let the Communication Buss go to sleep, this may take a few minutes before the Buss goes to sleep. This will cause all active DTC to go stored. Clear any DTCs that may have been set in other modules due to reprogramming. The wiTECH application will automatically present all DTCs after the flash and allow the tech to clear them.

 

POLICY:

Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

 

TIME ALLOWANCE:

Labor Operation No: Description Skill Category Amount
18-19-02-BA Module, Body Control – Reprogram (1 – Semi-Skilled) 6 – Electrical and Body Systems 0.2 Hrs.

 

NOTE: The expected completion time for the flash download portion of this procedure is approximately 4 minutes. Actual flash download times may be affected by vehicle connection and network capabilities.

 

FAILURE CODE:

The dealer must choose which failure code to use. If the customer came in with an issue and the dealer found updated software to correct that issue, use failure code CC, for all other use failure code RF.

  • If the customer’s concern matches the SYMPTOM/CONDITION identified in the Service Bulletin, failure code CC is to be used.
  • If an available flash is completed while addressing a different customer concern, failure code RF is to be used.
CC Customer Concern
RF Routine Flash

 


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Chrysler J2534 Application Overview

https://chrysler.oemdtc.com/340/chrysler-j2534-application-overview

 

DRB III Emulator

Flash Availability - J2534/Pass Thru Device

Vehicle to Diagnostic Tool Reference Chart

 

Chrysler Recommended J2534 Devices

For Chrysler recommended J2534 device, see below table.

J2534 Device Firmware Version
CTC Vehicle Box * 1.9
UCAN 2 1.0
Blue Streak -2534 Global Programmer 2.10
Actia I+ME Passthru 2.07

* Chrysler recommends the CTC Vehicle Box Device for Chrysler SCI ECU reprogramming. SCI reprogramming is used on most PCMs and TCMs prior to the introduction of CAN bus vehicles which began in 2004 (Durango).

 

Compatible J2534 Devices

Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light CarDAQ-Plus 2 Diagnostic Code Reader and J2534 Programming Tool
Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light Drew Technologies (DRWCDPLUSKIT) CarDAQ-Plus J2534 Flash Reprogramming Kit
Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light CarDAQ-M Modular PassThru J2534 Vehicle Reflash Hardware
Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light VSI J2534 ECU Reprogrammer & Diagnostic Adapter
Autel MaxiFlash Elite J2534 ECU Programming Tool
Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light Dearborn d-Bridge Adapter J2534 OBDII Engineering Tool
Flash: Vehicle Enhancement - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee » small light Drew Tech Mongoose Chrysler Pro Oem Diagnostics And Programing Cable Chrysler

 


Click on the link below to:

Download J2534 Application

(Install the wiTECH 2.0 J2534 Application on your computer)

Download the Setup Utility

(Configure your microPod/MDP device)

Launch wiTECH 2.0

(Once subscription and users are assigned to a tool please follow this link to access wiTECH)

https://www.mopartsp.com/support

 


Chrysler J2534 Manual

wiTECH Software

www.techauthority.com

 


 

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