Safety Recall U86 / NHTSA 18V-523 Low Brake Pedal - 2018-2019 Dodge & Jeep

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V523
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 154,335

 

Insufficient Coating on Rear Brake Caliper Pistons

A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dodge Grand Caravan and Jeep Compass, 2018 Dodge Journey, and 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

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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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Manual Sliding Door May Not Open after The Fuel Door Is Opened Then Closed - 2016 Chrysler Town & Country & Dodge Caravan

NUMBER: 23-053-15
GROUP: Body
DATE: December 19, 2015

 

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-124. 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.

 

SUBJECT:

Manual Sliding Door May Not Open after The Fuel Door Is Opened Then Closed

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the latch assembly for the fuel fill door blocker.

 

MODELS:

2016 (RT) Chrysler Town & Country
2016 (RT) Dodge Caravan

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to RT vehicles built on or after September 29, 2015 (MDH 0929XX) and on or before October 16, 2015 (MDH 1016XX) equipped with manual sliding side door.

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may describe that the manual sliding door may not open after the fuel door has been opened and closed.

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Center Console Lid Binding - 2015-2016 Ram 1500/2500/3500/4500/5500

NUMBER: 23-001-16 REV. E
GROUP: Body
DATE: May 26, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 23-001-16 REV. D, DATED APRIL 19, 2016, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES SYMPTOM/CONDITION VERBIAGE CHANGE.

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 16-011. 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.

 

SUBJECT:

Center Console Lid Binding

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves adding a rubber bumper to the console lid to prevent the lid from binding.

 

MODELS:

2015-2016 (D2) Ram 3500 Pickup
2015-2016 (DD) Ram 3500 Cab Chassis
2015-2016 (DP) Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
2015-2016 (DX) Ram Truck (Mexico)
2016 (DF) Ram 3500 10K lb Cab Chassis
2015-2016 (DS) Ram 1500 Pickup
2015-2016 (DJ) Ram 2500 Pickup

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to D2 vehicles built on or after April 18, 2015 (MDH 0418XX) and on or before October 06, 2015 (MDH 1006XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DD vehicles built on or after April 20, 2015 (MDH 0420XX) and on or before October 06, 2015 (MDH 1006XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DF vehicles built on or after April 24, 2015 (MDH 0424XX) and on or before September 05, 2015 (MDH 0905XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DP vehicles built on or after April 21, 2015 (MDH 0421XX) and on or before October 06, 2015 (MDH 10067XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DX vehicles built on or after April 18, 2015 (MDH 0418XX) and on or before October 06, 2015 (MDH 1006XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DS vehicles built on or after April 05, 2015 (MDH 0405XX) and on or before October 07, 2015 (MDH 1007XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to DJ vehicles built on or after April 17, 2015 (MDH 0417XX) and on or before October 07, 2015 (MDH 1007XX) equipped with a Floor Console (Sales Codes CM5, CUF, CUP and CVT).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

**This bulletin will help prevent a binding or an audible clicking noise in the center console lid.

NOTE: Do not attempt to fix a center console lid that has an existing binding or audible condition by adding the bumper.**

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Liftgate Open Indicator Illuminated And Liftgate Will Not Latch Fully - 2016 Fiat 500X

NUMBER: 23-051-15
GROUP: Body
DATE: December 19, 2015

 

SUBJECT:

Liftgate Open Indicator Illuminated And Liftgate Will Not Latch Fully

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the liftgate bumpers, liftgate weatherstrip, and adjusting the liftgate latch.

 

MODELS:

2016 (FB) Fiat 500X

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before April 02, 2015 (MDH 0402XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may describe the liftgate open indicator is illuminated in the instrument cluster information center (Fig. 1) and/or the liftgate does not close fully.

When the liftgate is shut, the liftgate latch engages the striker with the first latch position but does not achieve the second latch position.

Fig. 1 Liftgate Open IndicatorFig. 1 Liftgate Open Indicator

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