DATE: December 22, 2015
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-015-13 REV. A, DATED MAY 11, 2013, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. THIS IS A COMPLETE REVISION AND NO ASTERISKS HAVE BEEN USED TO HIGHLIGHT REVISIONS. THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PORTION OF THIS BULLETIN WAS REMOVED. THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) AN THE SYMPTOM CONDITIONS IS BEING UPDATED.
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.
Flash: Body Control Module (BCM) Diagnostic And System Improvements
This bulletin involves updating the BCM software.
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine (sales code ECK).
Some customers may experience any of the following conditions:
- Engine starts then immediately stalls when using Remote Start system (Instrument Cluster may display the message “Remote Start Disabled, Start Vehicle to Reset”).
- Engine cranks and does not start following the condition described above.
- Engine may be hard to re-start at ambient temps below -12°C (10°F).
Using a Scan Tool (wiTECH) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify all vehicle systems are functioning as designed. If DTCs or symptom conditions, other than the ones listed above are present, record the issues on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.
If the customer describes the symptom/condition listed above or if the technician finds DTCs, perform the Repair Procedure.
NOTE: If this flash process is interrupted/aborted, the flash should be restarted.
- Reprogram the BCM with the latest available software. Detailed instructions for flashing control modules using the wiTECH Diagnostic Application are available by selecting the “HELP” tab on the upper portion of the wiTECH window, then “HELP CONTENTS”. This will open the Welcome to wiTECH Help screen where help topics can be selected.
- Using wiTECH, restore configuration and align proxi. This routine is available under the “Diagnostic Procedures” tab found on the home, “Vehicle View”, page of wiTECH.
NOTE: Verify the TCM and PCM is programmed with the latest available software. Refer to all applicable published service bulletins for detailed repair procedures and labor times regarding updating the modules software.
- Clear all DTCs that may have been set in any module due to reprogramming. The wiTECH application will automatically present all DTCs after the flash and allow them to be cleared.
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
|Labor Operation No:||Description||Skill Category||Amount|
|18-19-02-9P||Module, Body Control (BCM) – Reprogram (1 – Semi-Skilled)||8 – Engine Performance||0.2 Hrs.|
NOTE: The expected completion time for the flash download portion of this procedure is approximately 2 minutes. Actual flash download times may be affected by vehicle configuration, connection, and network capabilities.
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.
18-015-13 REV. A
Chrysler Recommended J2534 Devices
|J2534 Device||Firmware Version|
|CTC Vehicle Box *||1.9|
|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
- 👍【Works with Autel MK908, MS908(S/Pro), MK908P, MaxiSys Elite】Autel J2534 work with these tools to program ECUs on specific BMW/ BENZ for specific functions. ★★NOTE: J2534 CANNOT directly work with these single devices. After you received the J2534, you HAVE TO send us both the S/N(12 digits) of your tablet MS908S(etc.) and J2534. So, technically, Autel engineers can help you bind J2534 with your devices. If need any supports, contact us via: 🚘auteldirect @ outlook. com🚘 !
- 👍Fully compatible with both SAE J2534-1 and J2534-2 reprogramming standards and performs standard Pass Thru J2534 functionality. To check compatibility, please contact🚘auteldirect @ outlook . com🚘 directly for satisfaction-guaranteed support!
- 👍Compatible with Toyota Techstream, Volvo VIDA, Honda HDS, Jaguar-Land Rover IDS and BMW 3G for OEM diagnostics. To check compatibility, please contact 🚘auteldirect @ outlook . com🚘 directly for satisfaction-guaranteed support!
- 👍Built-In Wireless with advanced networking functions and data storage. Fast performance ensures reprogramming even the newest controllers & Internet upgradable and updatable.
- 👍Attention: 1. After you ordered and received the J2534, please send us both of the S/N(12 digits, at the back of the device) of the J2534 and your MK908(P) /MS908S (Pro)/ Maxisys Elite to us to bind the two device together. 2. The functions are NOT universally compatible. Please send VIN number to 🚘auteldirect @ outlook . com🚘 to check compatibility before your order.
- Fully compatible with SAE-J2534-1 & SAE-J2534-2.How to resolve "License Expired" issue? Please download latest vx manager. After download, please install the new vx manager. Then connect device to laptop, laptop connecting network, open new vx manager, click "Firmware" to update, then click "Update license" to renew.
- USB vehicle-to-PC connectivity; Firmware Updatable.CE and FCC compliance for hardware.
- All current and most legacy vehicle protocols: CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc.
- Important Note & Packing Update - How to resolve "License Expired" issue? Please download the latest vxmanager from vxdiag official website.Use new vxmanager t update firmware and driver and then update your device authorization.Packing Update-Now package do not come with CD, please refer to the user manual for obtain software link.You can check the user manual carefully before you start using the device.If you need online techinical support,we can service for you any time.
- Note - You can turn off anti-virus program before installing the software, make sure your computer at least 4GB.Tech2win software only installed on 32bit computer and on physical system. GDS software need install on 64bit computer and use vmware machine. (Note:Please follow the video step by step installation, don't install automatically) .
- 🎉【ECU Programming +Same Functions as Maxisys Elite】Coming with J2534 ECU reprogramming device, Autel MK908P is competent for ECU programming specific BENZ/ BMW. EXACTLY the same functions as Autel MaxiSys Elite, making itself the most cost-effective high-end diagnostic scanner in Autel product line. Also upgraded of MS908S Pro, Autel MK908P auto scanner enjoys superior configuration, serves 13 languages with no IP restrictions (MS908S Pro ONLY supports English).
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- 🚗【Same as MaxiSys Elite, No IP Restriction】: Covering 99% of the vehicle models from 1996 to 2022. Based on the MS908S Pro, Autel MK908P diagnostic scan tool enjoys superior hardware configuration, serves 13 languages with no IP restrictions (MS908S Pro ONLY supports English) Lifetime after-sales service and professional technology support have no difference from offline retail version. Feel free to message us with any problems. Present battery tester as a gift (worth 49 bucks).
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- 👍【SAME AS MK908P & BETTER TECH SUPPORT】 MS908S Pro has EXACTLY the same diagnostics and service functions as MK908P and Autel MaxiSys Elite. Unlike online product MK908P, MS908S Pro is a mature product that has been tested and approved by workshops across US! NOTE: MS908S Pro is for North & South America only, and support English only.
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- VCX is designed on the basis of the latest automotive international standards so that it can support many professional automotive diagnostic applications
- WIFI Version VXDIAG VCX Nano compatible for TOYOTA and Lexus, support both USB connection and WIFI connection, support latest version software, Compatible with varieties protocols. can be very easy to connect various automotive bus to a PC
- OS support both WINDOWS XP and Windows 7, Software support multi-languages: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, ec
- You can download the vxmanager online, if you have any license problem please send us the serial number to extend the license
- One year warranty. Please contact us via order center if you have any problem with software installation
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- 🥇【ECU PROGRAMMING ON BENZ&BMW + J2534(VALUE $1099)】Autel Elite II performs same ECU programming as MaxiSys Ultra MS919 MS909, which supports replace existing software/ firmware, reprogramming component control modules after replacement, solve fuel efficiency/power loss/durability issues etc. For Benz & BMW, Autel Elite II will go into ECU modules execute "Programming➞Backup-Restroration" or "Initial start up➞Control module replacement" operations to renew/upgrade latest vehicles software.
- 🥇【ECU ONLINE CODING, ECU OFFLINE ADAPTION】Autel Elite II automotive diagnostics scan tool has powerful ECU Online Coding for refreshing hidden function, forbid annoying features, customize OE-settings, match/learn/code newly replaced ECU for 99% vehicles for Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Honda, Chrysler, VW, GM, etc. ECU Offline adaptive programming is also embedded into Autel Elite II for Ford Mazda Jaguar Vaxhall Opel, etc. Please send VIN to 🚘auteldirect @ outlook . com🚘 to check compatibility.
- 🥇【38+ SERVICES, BI-DIRECTIONAL CONTROL】Same as MS919/MS909, Autel OBD2 scan tool MaxiSys Elite II has 38+ maintenance for 10,000+ vehicle, such as Oil Reset, EPB, SAS, A/F Setting, Throttle, Suspension, Headlamp, IMMO Keys, Injector Coding, Power Balance, BMS Reset, Airbag. Bi-directional Control MS Elite 2 will transmit command to ECUs and perform active tests like Cooling Fan, A/C Clutch On/Off, Compression Test, ABS Motor Pump, Windows/Wipers/ Sunroof/ Doors Test, Personalized, EGR Test, etc
- 🥇【ALL SYSTEM DIAGNOSTICS, MCLAREN TESLA DIAGNOSIS, 10000+ VEHICLE COVERAGE】Autel Auto scanner MaxiSys Elite II scan teeny fault codes quickly on all available systems, such as Engine, Trans, AT, ABS, SRS, IMMO, Cooling, Door Lock, A/C, BMS, TPMS, etc. Highlights Features of diagnosing McLaren, Tesla, VAG, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin etc making Autel Elite II shining, while MK908/ MK908P/ MS908S Pro never done. 10000+ vehicle coverage in US/EU/Asia is another bright spot.
- 【High-End Diagnostic Tool for ECU Pro-gramming & Coding:14 Brands】LAUNCH X431 PAD V comes with J2534 protocols,which empowers you to program the blank ECUs,match the components,re-flash the second-hand ECUs,etc.you can perform OE-level diagnosis and pro-gramming for more accurate diagnosis and efficient car repair jobs to win more business!
- 【Online Functions +Flash Hidden Features】this diagnostic tool helps you pass-thru the gateway to access the data for coding.(for 2017 and later Chrysler,Dodge,Jeep,Alfa Romeo and Fiat).Guided Function (for V.A.G) ,step by step to guid you to diagnosis.Make full use of hidden features or disable car’s annoying functions.Offline Coding.Modification for BMW 👍it is designed for any professional mechanics and independent repair shops.save time and effort on repairs.
- 【Topology Map & All System Diagnosis for Deep Inspection】X431 PAD V auto scan tool new-added topology module mapping,it is easy to view the communication structure between modules.you can directly access all system to perform functions,view live data in graph.
- 【50+ Maintence Functions & Full Bi-Directional Control】LAUNCH X431 PAD V car diagnostic tool supports 50+ reset service,like key IMMO,abs bleeding,GEARBOX,Oil Reset,Injector coding, Gear Reset, SAS Reset, TPMS Reset, DPF Reset, BMS Reset, ETS Reset, AFS Reset, EGR Adaptation,etc.it also can perform bi-directional control on all systems,like ABS,fuel pumps,windows,doors,etc.
- 【99% Coverage & Support J2534/DoIP/CAN FD/RP1210 Diagnostic Protocols】LAUNCH X431 PAD V supports API standard Communication Interface,with the VCMI Vehicle Communication Measurement Interface.support D-PDU/J2534/RP1210 Protocols👍LAUNCH X431 PAD V scan tool support PEV ( pure electric vehicle ).👍Heavy Duty Software (need extra buy)diagnose gasoline vehicles & 24V Diesel Trucks/buses/trailers/excavators/construction machinery/pick-up/etc.
- 👍【Advanced Diagnostic Scanner for ECU Programming】 : Autel MK908P has been designed to perform some of the most complicated engine diagnostics and reprogramming in BMW and Mercedes Benz. With the jbox/J2534 VCI or BMW Ethernet Cable, you can edit the cars performance data, like adjusting RPM, fuel injection, etc. A professional car diagnostics scanner to save time/effort on repairs. Form some of the most complicated engine diagnostics and reprogramming in BMW and Mercedes Benz.
- 👍【2022 Newest, 36+ Special Functions 】As 2022 newest professional diagnostic tool, Autel MaxiSys MS908S Pro +MV108 auto scanner can perform 30+ most useful service & special functions like Oil Reset, SAS Calibration, SRS, EPB, DPF Regeneration, Battery Registration, ABS bleed, Injector Coding, Key Fob Coding(add new keys) etc. NOTE: All service & Special functions are NOT universally compatible.
- 👍【Bi-Directional Control & Broad Vehicle Coverage】 Autel MK908P is an advanced bi-directional scan tool that can access and scan all available systems on 80+ makes and models to perform OE level diagnostics that are previously available to dealership tools only to read and clear codes, view live data, perform active tests/component tests to control various components/parts like fuel pump, cylinder, valves, abs motor, wipers, car windows, doors, sunroofs to test its functionality.
- 👍【Easy to Operate】 : The MK908P hardware can equal to a best rank android tablet in the market and that made the whole diagnostic procedure more quickly and precisely. Maxisys platform, cloud-based Maxisys provide a large amount of data about the diagnosis and repair advices, that’s really helpful, whenever you encounter problems, you can find solutions from it.
- 👍【Compatible with Some Add-ons】 : Combination with Oscilloscope Maxi Scope MP408 and Digital Inspection Cameras MV108, the power of this tool is amazing and the detail you receive about every component of the vehicle makes pinpointing a problem painless. Affordable combination of MS908P and TS601 supports TPMS programming, which turns into a powerful diagnostic tool.
- [Upgraded from X431 V+, With J2534 Programming] Upgraded from Launch X431 V+, Launch X431 PRO5 comes with Smart box 3.0, which is compatible with J2534, DoIP, CAN FD, and Heavy-Duty Truck (DC9-36V) protocols, empowering you to re-flash control modules, replace ECUs, update software, etc. 50+ special functions almost meet all the needs of repairs and maintenance in workshops. Intelligent Diagnosis make tests & repairs faster.
- [Smart Box 3.0 with J2534/DoIP/CAN FD/HD Truck Protocols] Launch X431 PRO5 scanner comes with Smart Box 3.0, which supports J2534, DoIP, and CAN FD, making it compatible with the OEM diagnostic software of the mainstream vehicles, like Audi, VW, Honda, Volvo… What’s more, the Smart Box 3.0 also supports HD Truck Protocol (DC9~36V), which can directly diagnose trucks without purchasing the HD Module. *Only need to purchase the activation card & non-16pin adaptors.
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- [Active Test & Guided Functions ] √Featuring bi-directional control/ active tests, this Launch auto scanner can output the commands to ECUs and control/monitor the operation of PDM, SMF, RSM, TCU, and other on-board modules to fast locate issues. √VAG guided functions offer on-screen instructions to help you complete some complicated functions step by step. √Auto VIN identifies the test vehicle automatically and allows you to detect the vehicle quickly.
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