Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements - 2015-2016 Dodge Dart

NUMBER: 21-024-16
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: June 30, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 21-052-15, DATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS/CONDITIONS AND A NEW 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 Shift And Drivability Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2015 - 2016 (PF) Dodge Dart

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 2.0L I4 DOHC Engine (Sales Code ECK), a 2.4L I4 MultiAir Engine (Sales Code ED6), or a 2.4L I4 PZEV M-Air Engine (Sales Code ED8) and a 6 speed Automatic Transmission (Sales Code DA4).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience one or all of the following:

  • **Engine revving before up-shifting at low to moderate speeds. (2.4L only)
  • Delayed shifting / not wanting to shift until about 3500 rpm, when driving straight. (2.4L only)
  • Shuddering or bumps while moving and stepping on the accelerator pedal. (2.4L only)**
  • A delayed up-shift. This condition may be noticed when cornering with a light acceleration and speeds up to 40 KPH (25 MPH) causing high engine rpm.

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Flash: PCM Software Enhancements - 2010 Dodge Challenger & Chrysler 300

NUMBER: 18-068-15
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: September 29, 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: PCM Software Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2010 (LC) Dodge Challenger
2010 (LE) Chrysler 300 (International)
2010 (LX) Chrysler 300

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to the following vehicles:

  • LC vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZC and EZH)
  • LE, LX vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine (sales code EZH)

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) U0401-00 - Implausible Data Received From ECM/PCM.

This software update also has improvements for fuel pump relay cycling during remote starts.

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Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements - 2012-2013 Dodge Journey & 2013 Chrysler 200, Dodge Grand Caravan & Chrysler Town & Country

NUMBER: 18-037-17
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: April 12, 2017

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETINS 18-050-16 REV. A, DATED JUNE 29, 2016 AND 18-099-15, DATED DECEMBER 04, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) FOR 2013 RT VEHICLE, LOP AND UPDATED FAILURE CODE STATEMENT.

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 Improvements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2012 - 2013 (JC) Dodge Journey
2013 (JS) Chrysler 200
2013 (RT) Dodge Grand Caravan
2013 (RT) Chrysler Town & Country

 

NOTE: This bulletin applies to JC vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine (Sales Code ED3) and a 6 speed automatic transmission (Sales Code DG2).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine (Sales Code ERB).

NOTE: This bulletin also applies to JS vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine (Sales Code ED3 or EDG).

 

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 DTCs set in the PCM:

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Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements - 2011 Dodge Journey, Dodge Avenger & Chrysler 200

NUMBER: 18-071-16
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: June 17, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-065-15, DATED SEPTEMBER 25, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SALES CODE, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) AND 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: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2011 (JC) Dodge Journey
2011 (JS) Chrysler 200
2011 (JS) Dodge Avenger

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to JC & JS vehicles equipped with a 2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Code ED3).**

NOTE: This bulletin applies to JC vehicles equipped with a 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine (Sales Code ERB).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to JS vehicles equipped with a 2.4L I4 PZEV 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Code EDG).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The technician may find the following Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) set in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) memory:

  • **U0140 - Lost Communication With Body Control Module.**

Some customers may experience any of the following:

  • **2 - 1 downshift clunk or bump (JC vehicles).**
  • Long crank times when temperature is between -6°C and -3°C (20°F and 25°F) and 15°C and 18°C (60°F and 65°F).
  • Engine RPM fluctuation on closed throttle deceleration between 48 KPH and 32 KPH (30 MPH and 20 MPH).
  • Slightly elevated RPM (100 RPM) while driving slow or parking lot driving conditions (JC vehicles).

Updating the PCM software will correct the conditions listed above.

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P20EE SCR NOX Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1 - 2014 Ram 1500 Pickup & Jeep Grand Cherokee

NUMBER: 18-064-15
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: September 24, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-045-14, DATED NOVEMBER 21, 2014, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDED RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL, OVERVIEW, DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR PROCEDURE AND LABOR OPERATION.

**THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-093. 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.**

 

SUBJECT:

P20EE SCR NOX Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1

 

OVERVIEW:

**This bulletin involves replacing the Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) Catalyst assembly.**

 

MODELS:

2014 (DS) Ram 1500 Pickup
2014 (WK) Jeep Grand Cherokee

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 3.0L Diesel Engine (Sales Code EXF).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P20EE SCR NOX Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1 set in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) memory.

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