Flash: 2.0L Diagnostic And System Improvements - 2016 Dodge Dart

NUMBER: 18-058-16
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: May 11, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-106-15 REV. A, DATED DECEMBER 24, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC), BUILD DATES AND NEW LABOR OP.

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.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: 2.0L Diagnostic And System Improvements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest software.

 

MODELS:

2016 (PF) Dodge Dart

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after July 24, 2015 (MDH 0724XX) and on or before **April 25, 2016 (MDH 0425XX)** equipped with a 2.0L Engine (Sales Code ECK).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the technician may find one or more of the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs):

In addition to the above DTCs, this software release also includes:

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Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements - 2012-2013 Dodge Dart

NUMBER: 21-069-15
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: December 22, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-021-14, DATED MARCH 26, 2014, 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 TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM) AND THE SYMPTOM CONDITIONS IS 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.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming of the Transmission Control Module (TCM) with the latest available software.

 

MODELS:

2012 - 2013 (PF) Dodge Dart

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine (sales code ECK) and a 6 Speed Automatic Transmission (sales code DA4).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Transmission shift improvements when using cruise control.
  • Improved garage shift feel and quality.

NOTE: The Body Control Module (BCM) and Powertrain Control Module (PCM) must be up to date for these changes to be effective.

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Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements - 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan & Chrysler Town & Country

NUMBER: 21-068-15
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: December 22, 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: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the Transmission Control Module (TCM) with the latest available software.

 

MODELS:

2015 (RT) Dodge Grand Caravan
2015 (RT) Chrysler Town & Country

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built with a 2.8L Diesel Engine (Sales Code ENS) and a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission (Sales Code DG2).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Some customers may experience the following condition:

  • A harsh 3-1 downshift.

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Flash: Transmission Diagnostic and Shift Enhancements - 2016 Jeep Renegade

NUMBER: 21-002-18
GROUP: 21 - Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: January 11, 2018

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 21-010-16 REV. C, DATED NOVEMBER 11, 2016, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC), UPDATED FAILURE CODE STATEMENT AND LOP.

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.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Transmission Diagnostic and Shift Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the Transmission Control Module (TCM) with the latest available software.

 

MODELS:

2016 (BU) Jeep Renegade

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles within the following markets/countries: NAFTA, EMEA, LATAM and APAC.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 2.4L Engine (Sales Code ED6) and equipped 9-SPD 948TE Auto Trans (Sales Code DFH).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Some customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation, a technician may find one of the following DTCs stored in the TCM memory:

  • **P0887-00 - TCM Power Control Circuit High.**
  • P061B-00 - Internal Control Module Torque Calculation Performance.
  • P072F-00 - Stuck In Gear 4.

The following enhancements are included in the software update:

  • Transmission shift quality enhancement in conjunction with Powertrain Control Module (PCM) reprogram.
  • 7-8 gear increase shift at higher speed.
  • 8-9 gear shift will happen on a downhill only.
  • Coast down bump on 7-6, 6-5, 5-4 and 5-3 downshift improvements.
  • Cold 1-2 and 2-3 upshift improvements.
  • 1-2 and 2-3 upshift flare control improvements.
  • Power-on upshift improvements.
  • Lift Foot Upshift 2-3, 4-5 and 8-9 improvements.
  • Improve transmission shift enhancements for “Sand” and “Snow” mode.
  • Vehicle performance enhancements.

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Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic And System Enhancements - 2014 Ram 1500/2500/3500

NUMBER: 18-072-16 REV. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: August 03, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-072-16, DATED JUNE 18, 2016 AND 18-025-14 REV. A, DATED DECEMBER 09, 2014, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCs) FOR DJ, DD AND D2 VEHICLES WITH EZC OR EZF ENGINES AND LOP.

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.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic And System Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software.

 

MODELS:

2014 (DS) Ram 1500 Pickup
2014 (DJ) Ram 2500 Pickup
2014 (D2) Ram 3500 Pickup
2014 (DD) Ram 3500 Cab Chassis

NOTE: This bulletin applies to the following vehicles:

  • DS vehicles equipped with a 3.6L or a 5.7L engine (Sales Codes ERB or EZH).
  • DJ, DD, and D2 vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (Sales Codes EZC and EZF).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The following powertrain system improvements/enhancements are included in this software release. These enhancements are listed by vehicle application.

DS vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine (Sales Code ERB):

  • U0140 - Lost Communication With Body Control Module (attempting to clear this DTC will be unsuccessful).
  • ASD Relay Enhancements To Improve Fuel Pump Relay Initialization At Key On (Auto Shutdown).
  • Enhanced Automatic Oil Change Indicator (EAOCI) system improvements to switch to a severe duty cycle algorithm anytime the PCM is replaced to ensure the customer receives a timely oil change required message.
  • Corrected a generic scan tool display issue regarding Mode 6 data accuracy.

DS vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (Sales Code EZH):

U0140 - Lost Communication With Body Control Module (attempting to clear this DTC will be unsuccessful).

  • ASD Relay Enhancements To Improve Fuel Pump Relay Initialization At Key On (Auto Shutdown).
  • Charging system voltage regulator control improvements.
  • System improvements to prevent Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination with a DTC P0300 - Multiple Cylinder Misfire when using a block heater in ambient temperatures greater than -29°C (-20°F).
  • Enhanced Automatic Oil Change Indicator (EAOCI) system improvements to switch to a severe duty cycle algorithm anytime the PCM is replaced to ensure the customer receives a timely oil change required message.
  • Corrected a generic scan tool display issue regarding Mode 6 data accuracy.

DJ, DD, and D2 vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (Sales Codes EZC or EZF):

  • **P0335 - Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit.
  • P0456 - EVAP System Small Leak.
  • P2610 - PCM Internal Engine Off Timer Performance.**
  • U0140 - Lost Communication With Body Control Module (attempting to clear this DTC will be unsuccessful).
  • Transmission torque management enhancement when shifting from drive to reverse.
  • Software to correct Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination with DTC P0481 Cooling Fan 2 Control Circuit/Open setting in the PCM memory.
  • Enhanced Automatic Oil Change Indicator (EAOCI) system improvements to switch to a severe duty cycle algorithm anytime the PCM is replaced to ensure the customer receives a timely oil change required message.
  • Corrected a generic scan tool display issue regarding Mode 6 data accuracy.
  • Improved transmission Quick Learn routine performance.

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