V20 - Transmission Software May Cause Abrupt Downshift - 2017-2019 Fiat Spider 124

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V068
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,933

 

Transmission Software May Cause Abrupt Downshift

If a downshift occurs, the vehicle will suddenly decrease speed, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Fiat Spider 124 vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. Due to incorrect programming of the Transmission Control Module (TCM), certain conditions may cause the vehicle to unexpectedly downshift and abruptly decelerate.

 

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V20.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall


Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V20

02/12/2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCMN-19V068-2916.pdf

Download (PDF, 194KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

March 7, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V068-8568.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V068&docType=RCL


 

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

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

 

Chrysler J2534 Manual

wiTECH Software

www.techauthority.com

 

 

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