NUMBER: 08-096-15 REV. A
DATE: December 11, 2015
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 08-096-15, DATED OCTOBER 14, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE UPDATED SALES CODE.
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-099. ALL APPLICABLE SOLD AND UN-SOLD RRT VIN’s HAVE BEEN LOADED. TO VERIFY THAT THIS RRT SERVICE ACTION IS APPLICABLE TO THE VEHICLE, USE VIP OR PERFORM A VIN SEARCH IN TECHCONNECT. ALL REPAIRS ARE REIMBURSABLE WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF WARRANTY.
THE wiTECH SOFTWARE IS REQUIRED TO BE AT THE LATEST RELEASE BEFORE PERFORMING THIS PROCEDURE.
Splash Screen Displays Incorrect Logo In The Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)
This bulletin involves a vehicle reconfiguration for proper operation of the Instrument Cluster display.
|2016||(DS)||Ram 1500 Pickup|
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles within the following markets/countries: Canada.
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with the Big Horn package (**Sales Code 2TX**) and built on or after August 08, 2015 (MDH 0808XX) and on or before September 11, 2015 (MDH 0911XX).
The customer may notice the splash screen is incorrectly displaying a Lonestar logo (Fig. 1) in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) when the vehicle is first started and it should be displaying the Big Horn logo (Fig. 2).
Fig. 2 Big Horn Splash Screen
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 a customer’s VIN is listed in VIP or your RRT VIN list, perform the repair. For all other customers that describe the symptom/condition listed above, perform the Repair Procedure.
- Using wiTECH, reconfigure the vehicle. This routine is available under the ‘Diagnostic Procedures’ tab found on the home, ‘Vehicle View’, page of wiTECH.
NOTE: If the Big Horn splash screen displays properly at start up, use LOP 18-19-02-AY to close the active RRT.
- Using wiTECH clear any DTCs which may have been set during the reconfiguration.
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
|Labor Operation No:||Description||Skill Category||Amount|
|18-19-02-AY||Module, Body Control (BCM) – Inspect Only (0 – Introduction)||6 – Electrical and Body Systems||0.2 Hrs.|
|18-19-02-AX||Module, Body Control (BCM) – Inspect and Reconfigure Vehicle (0 – Introduction)||6 – Electrical and Body Systems||0.2 Hrs.|
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, than 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.
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
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)
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