Rattle/Knocking Sound From The Front Suspension - 2001-2005 Chrysler Town & Country/Dodge Caravan/Chrysler Voyager

NUMBER: 02-003-05
GROUP: Suspension
DATE: March 16, 2005

 

SUBJECT:

Rattle/knocking Sound From The Front Suspension

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the front sway bar bushings at the frame.

 

MODELS:

2001 - 2005 (RS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
2001 - 2005 (RG) Chrysler Voyager (International Markets)


NOTE: This bulletin applies to RS vehicles built on or before February 1, 2005 (MDH 0201XX) and RG vehicles built on or before March 1, 2005 (MDH 0301XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle may exhibit a rattle/knocking sound which may be heard at low speeds while driving over bumps and/or road surfaces with minor fluctuations.

NOTE: On RS and RG vehicles built on or after August 16, 2003 (MDH0816XX), this sound is very similar to the sway bar link rattle described in service bulletin 02-001-05. It is important that the sway bar bushings are replaced BEFORE replacing the sway bar links.

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Brake Shudder or Vibration - 2003 Dodge Durango

NUMBER: 05-007-03
GROUP: Brakes
DATE: Nov. 14, 2003

 

SUBJECT:

Brake Shudder or Vibration

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves installing brake pads, resurfacing the rotors and check rotor runout.

 

MODELS:

2003 (DN) Durango

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle may exhibit pulsation or vibration in the brake pedal and/or steering wheel when the brakes are applied. The condition is most noticeable at speed over 50 MPH but can occur at lower speeds.

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3.0L Diesel Alternator Inoperative - 2006-2009 Chrysler & Jeep

NUMBER: 09-001-09
GROUP: Engine
DATE: February 27, 2009

 

SUBJECT:

3.0L Diesel Alternator Inoperative

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves installing an alternator and a splash shield on the alternator.

 

MODELS:

2006 - 2009 (LE) 300/300C Touring (International Markets)
2005 - 2009 (WH) Grand Cherokee (International Markets)
2007 - 2008 (WK) Grand Cherokee
2006 - 2009 (XH) Commander (International Markets)

NOTE: This bulletin applies to:

  • all 2007 and 2008 WK vehicles equipped with a 3.0L diesel engine (sales code EXL)
  • all LE/WH/XH vehicles equipped with a 3.0L diesel engine (sales code EXL) built before June 17, 2008 (MDH00617XX)

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle operator or technician may notice oil marks (witness marks) on the alternator. This condition can only happen while pouring the oil into the engine and care is not taken to ensure none is spilled.

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Inoperative Right Front Door Switches - 2004-2008 Chrysler Pacifica

NUMBER: 08-021-08
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: May 24, 2008

 

SUBJECT:

Inoperative Right Front Door Switches

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the right door interior handle. The loss of ALL functions may occur when attempting to control them from any of the switches located on the right door due to electrostatic discharge through the right door interior handle. The right door interior handle must be replaced to protect the switch module from static electricity. The new handle is more resistant to electrostatic discharge.

 

MODELS:

2004 - 2008 (CS) Pacifica

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle operator may experience a permanent loss in ability to actuate ALL of the following functions from the right door switches:

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Flash: Erroneous Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0137 - 2003 Dodge Neon

NUMBER: 18-003-03
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: Feb. 21, 2003

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Erroneous Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0137

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software.

 

MODELS:

2003 (PL) NEON/SX 2.0

NOTE: THE BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE JANUARY 2, 2003 (MDH 0102XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

MIL illumination, DTC P0137, “02 SENSOR VOLTAGE LOW”.

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