MIL Illumination And/Or Bump Jerk Feeling - 2008-2010 Jeep Compass/Patriot & Dodge Caliber

NUMBER:     18-040-11
GROUP:    Vehicle Performance
DATE:     August 12, 2011

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: MIL Illumination And/Or Bump Jerk Feeling

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2008 - 2010 (MK) Compass/Patriot (Mexico Markets Only)
2008 - 2010 (PM) Caliber (Mexico Markets Only)

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 1.8L, 2.0L or 2.4L engine (sales code EBA or ECN or ED3) with export emissions (sales code NA1).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may experience a MIL illumination. Upon further investigation the

Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0129 - Barometric Pressure Out Of Range Low active or stored. 1.8L, 2.0L or 2.4L engines

The customer could also report a firm brake pedal feel. This condition could happen if the vehicle is started at altitudes of 3000 meters (9000 feet) or higher. The software was changed to equalize manifold pressure while cranking the engine during these conditions. 1.8L, 2.0L or 2.4L engines

The customer could also report a bump or jerking feeling under the following conditions for 2.0L or 2.4L engines with an automatic transmission:

  1. Vehicle is traveling between 25 MPH (40 KPH) to 30 MPH (48 KPH) and the driver lifts their foot of the accelerator pedal. The condition could happen again as the vehicle slows down to 15 MPH (24 KPH) with the no accelerator input a second bump may be felt.
  2. Vehicle coasting between 3 MPH (4 KPH) and 15 MPH (24 KPH) with no accelerator pedal input and the driver steps on the accelerator pedal a bump or jerking feeling may be felt.

Updating the software will correct the conditions listed above.

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Cruise Control Slow Or No Response - 2011-2013 Dodge & Ram

NUMBER: 08-010-14
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: January 30, 2014

 

SUBJECT:

Cruise Control Slow Or No Response

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the Steering Column Control Module (SCCM).

 

MODELS:

2011-2013 (WD) Durango
2011-2013 (LC) Challenger
2011-2013 (JC) Journey
2013 (ZD) Viper
2013 (DS) Ram 1500 Pickup
2013 (DJ) Ram 2500 Pickup
2013 (D2) Ram 3500 Pickup
2013 (DD) Ram 3500 Cab Chassis
2013 (DP) Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
2013 (DX) Ram Truck (Mexico)
2013 (PF) Dart

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before May 01, 2013 (MDH 0501XX) equipped with Speed Control (sales codes NHM).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A customer may experience, no response or slow response to cruise control switch activations. Issues will be experienced by the customers that activate/press the switches in a very fast manner.

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Safety Recall S42 / NHTSA 16V-490 Center Seatbelt Bezels - 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V490
Component(s): SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,518

Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

 

SUMMARY:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2017 Pacifica vehicles manufactured February 22, 2016, through April 28, 2016.

The center overhead seat belt stow clip may fracture and prevent use of the seat belt in the third-row and/or second-row center passenger seat (if so equipped).

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Passenger Sun Visor - 2001-2002 Chrysler Sebring & Dodge Stratus

NHTSA

16V401

SUMMARY:

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2001-2002 Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Stratus vehicles, equipped with beige interiors.

The affected vehicles were previously repaired for a recall issue using an incorrect part.

The incorrect part may not prevent the passenger side sun visor from detaching if the passenger frontal air bag deploys and the passenger side sun visor is folded down in a certain position.

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Safety Recall S32 / NHTSA 16V-301 Front Halfshafts - 2016 RAM 1500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V301
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 99

Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

 

SUMMARY:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2016 RAM 1500 trucks manufactured February 19, 2016, to March 3, 2016.

The front halfshafts may have been incorrectly manufactured causing them to fracture without warning.

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