Flash: Delayed Engine Crank or MIL Illumination with DTC P0573 - 2005-2006 Chrysler & Dodge

NUMBER: 18-031-06
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: October 28, 2006

 

THE StarSCAN FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN MUST BE RETRIEVED FROM THE INTERNET.

UPDATE CD 6.05 WAS THE LAST CD TO CONTAIN FLASH FILES FOR StarSCAN.

StarSCAN SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 7.02 SP1 OR HIGHER FOR THIS BULLETIN.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Delayed Engine Crank or MIL Illumination with DTC P0573

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves inspecting the brake switch if DTC P0573 is found and selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software. MODELS:

2005 - 2006 (LX) 300/Charger/Magnum (Includes International Markets)
2006 (LE) 300C/300C Touring

NOTE: This bulletin applies to models equipped with a 2.7L or 3.5L engine Sales Code EER or EGG).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may experience a 3 to 5 second delay between turning the ignition switch to “Crank” and the engine actually cranking. This may be intermittent and difficult to reproduce.

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0573 may be set if the vehicle gets physically stuck in a slippery condition and while trying to get the vehicle unstuck is rocked back and forth (transmission shifted drive to reverse to drive) without pressing the brake pedal.

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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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