GROUP: 18 - Vehicle Performance
DATE: February 23, 2018
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-034-17, DATED APRIL 06, 2017, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS), SYMPTOMS/CONDITIONS, NEW FAILURE CODE STATEMENT AND LOPS.
FOR HELP WITH USING wiTECH FOR ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING, CLICK ON THE APPLICATION’S “HELP” TAB.
THE wiTECH SOFTWARE IS REQUIRED TO BE AT THE LATEST RELEASE BEFORE PERFORMING THIS PROCEDURE.
Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements
|2015||(DJ)||RAM 2500 Pickup|
|2015||(D2)||RAM 3500 Pickup|
A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation a technician may find one or more of the following DTCs set in the PCM memory:
- **P202E - (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) Reductant Injector Performance.
- P24A5 - EGR Cooler Bypass Bank 1 Control Stuck.
- P1C55 - NOx Sensor Intermittent – Bank 1 Sensor 1.
- P0301 - Cylinder 1 Misfire.
- P0302 - Cylinder 2 Misfire.
- P0303 - Cylinder 3 Misfire.
- P0304 - Cylinder 4 Misfire.
- P0305 - Cylinder 5 Misfire.
- P0306 - Cylinder 6 Misfire.
- P020A - Fuel Injector 1 Performance.
- P020B - Fuel Injector 2 Performance.
- P020C - Fuel Injector 3 Performance.
- P020D - Fuel Injector 4 Performance.
- P020E - Fuel Injector 5 Performance.
- P020F - Fuel Injector 6 Performance.
- U0001 - Can C Bus.**
- P1451 - Diesel Particulate Filter System Performance.
- P229E - NOx Sensor Circuit - Bank 1 Sensor 2.
- P218F - Reductant No Flow Detected.
- P242F - Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction - Ash Accumulation.
- P205E - (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) Reductant Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit Intermittent (setting when the block heater is plugged in).
- U110E - Lost Ambient Temperature Message.
- P20E8 - (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) Reductant Pressure Too Low.
- P2281 - Air Leak Between MAF And Throttle Body.
- P1477 - Intake Air Diverter Valve Position Sensor Circuit Shorted To Ground.
- U1421 - Implausible Ignition Key Off Time Received.
- P026B - Injection Timing Performance.
In addition to addressing the above DTCs, the following powertrain system improvements/ enhancements are also included in this software release:
- **A/C pressure sensor update.
- Improvements made to reduce misfire.
- wiTECH engine cooling fan actuation test update.**
- Improved Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve response.
- Over Running Clutch (ORC) software improvement.
- Unpleasant odor in the vehicle at low speeds during regeneration cycle.
- Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) efficiency improvement in cold weather.
- Enhanced software for a No crank/No start issue. (U0100 - Lost Communication With ECM/ PCM). (Sales Code DG7).
- Ambient Air Temperature (AAT) improvements.
- 68RFE Transmission overall shift quality improvements.
- Charging system improvements for single alternator applications (Changes the cutout threshold from 600 to 500 RPM).
- Charging system improvements for dual alternator applications.
- Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) system calibration improvement during Stationary Regeneration.
- Cold idle speed stability improvement.
- Torque increase to 865 ft/lbs (D2 vehicles equipped with the Aisin transmission sales code DF2 only).
- Fuel filter minder calibration changes.
- wiTECH Fuel Pressure Override and Fuel System Run Up test improvements.
Using a Scan Tool (wiTECH) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify all related 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 the DTC, perform the Repair Procedure.
NOTE: If this flash process is interrupted/aborted, the flash should be restarted.
- Reprogram the ECM/PCM with the latest software. Detailed instructions for flashing control modules using the wiTECH Diagnostic Application are available by selecting the application’s “HELP” tab.
- Is this vehicle equipped with the 68RFE automatic transmission?
- YES>>> Proceed to Step 3.
- NO>>> Turn ignition key OFF for 75 seconds then proceed to Step 5.
- Turn ignition key OFF for 10 minutes and proceed to Step 4.
- Perform the transmission “Quicklearn” procedure. Follow the detailed service procedures available in DealerCONNECT/TechCONNECT, Service Info Section 08 - Electrical > 8E Electronic Control Modules > MODULE, Transmission Control > Standard Procedure > Quicklearn.
- 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.
- Perform the PCM Configuration routine in wiTECH located in the PCM “Misc Functions” menu tab.
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
|Labor Operation No:||Description||Skill Category||Amount|
|**18-19-04-GY||Module, Engine Control/Powertrain Control (ECM/PCM) - Reprogram, (Manual Trans/Aisin) (1 - Semi-Skilled)||10 - DIESEL||0.4 Hrs.|
|18-19-04-GZ||Module, Engine Control/Powertrain Control (ECM/PCM) - Reprogram, Quicklearn 68RFE Only (Automatic Transmission) (1 - Semi-Skilled)||10 - DIESEL||0.7 Hrs.**|
NOTE: The expected completion time for the flash download portion of this procedure is approximately 14 minutes. Actual flash download times may be affected by vehicle connection and network capabilities.
**The dealer must use failure code CC with this Service Bulletin.
- If the customer’s concern matches the SYMPTOM/CONDITION identified in the Service Bulletin, failure code CC is to be used.
- When utilizing this failure code the 3C’s (customer’s concern, cause and correction) must be provided for processing Service Bulletin flash/reprogramming conditions.**
18-037-16 REV. A
18-041-15 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
- VCX is designed on the basis of the latest automotive international standards so that it can support many professional automotive diagnostic applications
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- Enable to read diagnostic trouble codes.
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- ADVANCED HARDWARE: MK908P, as the advanced version of MS908P, features the 10. 1” 1920*1200 screen upgraded from 9. 7” 1024*768, and the battery capacity is 15000mAh increased by 4000 mA. Also, it has a better anti-impact protection design.
- BI-DIRECTIONAL CONTROL: The diagnostic tool supports bi-direction control to check the vehicle operating conditions. The bi-directional control of the ECM in Component Test enables the MK908P to transmit control commands to operate the vehicle systems.
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- EXTENSIVE COVERAGE: Full OBD functions, 11 reset functions and full systems diagnoses work on over 80 1996 US-based , 2000 European-based and newer OBD2/EOBD protocol vehicles.
- TECHNICAL SUPPORT & SERVICE: Cloud-based Data Manager for records saving & Remote Technical Support for convenient demonstration & Wi-Fi tech for update directly.It come with 1 year free update and 1 year warranty for any quality problems.
- The diagnostic tool comes with a J2534 ECU programming device that helps Benz and BMW users replace the existing software/firmware in the ECU, program new ECUs and fix software-controlled driving performance and emission issues.
- The software of MK908P has a wide range of compatibility and can be used to diagnose vehicles from over 80 brands in the US, Europe and Asia. Moreover, you can get more newly added car models with the fast-release software update service.
- MK908P, as the advanced version of MS908P,MS908S,MS908E, MS908PS PRO, features the 10.1” 1920*1200 screen upgraded from 9.7” 1024*768, and the battery capacity is 15000mAh increased by 4000 mA. Also, it has a better anti-impact protection design.
- The diagnostic tool supports bi-direction control to check the vehicle operating conditions. The bi-directional control of the ECM in Component Test enables the MK908P to transmit control commands to operate the vehicle systems.
- The MaxiFix provides you with an online troubleshooter database, and Remote Desk allows you to get help from others via TeamViewer software.
- The Autel Maxisys MS908CV is especially made for working on Heavy Duty vehicles. It contains a whole set of heavy duty vehicle connectors and provides access to all the commonly performed service functions: Oil Reset, EPB, Brake Bleeding, DPF & SCR, Immo & keys, Injector Throttle and other regular maintenance functions
- The complete diagnostic tool kit includes a compact sized MaxiFlash Elite which performs J2534 and J2534-2 pass-thru programming and provides BT VCI communication between the vehicle and the MaxiSys CV tablet.
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- Warranty: We provide one year warranty, and life timeafter-sale service.
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