Flash: Transmission Diagnostic And Shift Enhancements - 2014-2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

NUMBER: 21-058-15
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE:    November 05, 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: Transmission Diagnostic And Shift Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2014-2015 (4C) Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe/Conv.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before September 22, 2015 (MDH 0922XX) equipped with 1.8L engine (Sales Code EBC) and 6-Speed Auto/Man Dual Dry Clutch Transmission (Sales Code DA5).

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

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A small number of customers may experience the following:

The following enhancements are included in this software update:

  • Improved torque management during gear shifts.
  • Better clutch thermal management to improve shift quality.
  • Improved low speed driving behavior.

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Clicking Noise From Auxiliary Water Pump Relay - 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

NUMBER: 18-056-15
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: July 24, 2015

 

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-079. 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.

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:

Clicking Noise From Auxiliary Water Pump Relay

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2015 (4C) Alfa Romeo 4C

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before July 10, 2015 (MDH 0710XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A small number of customers may experience a clicking type noise coming from the engine area while driving. The concern may be caused by rapid activation and deactivation of the auxiliary water pump relay. This software update will improve the activation and deactivation cycle of the auxiliary water pump relay.

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Lamp Illuminated With Tires Inflated To Correct Pressure - 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

NUMBER: 08-044-15
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: April 30, 2015

 

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-044. 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 LEVEL MUST BE AT 15.04 OR HIGHER TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.

 

SUBJECT:

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Lamp Illuminated With Tires Inflated To Correct Pressure

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves using the wiTECH diagnostic tool to update the tire pressure values set in the TPMS control unit.

 

MODELS:

2015 (4C) Alfa Romeo 4C

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after July 09, 2014 (MDH 0709XX) and on or before February 20, 2015 (MDH 0220XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Front tires nominal pressure values are not correctly set in the TPMS control unit.

The customer may describe the TPMS telltale light on the instrument panel is flashing and/or illuminated, even if the tires are properly inflated.

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Front End Popping Noise While Driving Over Bumps - 2015 Alfa 4C

NUMBER: 02-005-15 REV. B
GROUP: Front Suspension
DATE: April 30, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 02-005-15 REV. A, DATED APRIL 23, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE BECOMING A RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) AND BULLETIN APPLICABILITY DATE RANGE HAS CHANGED.

**THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-046. 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:

Front End Popping Noise While Driving Over Bumps

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves using structural adhesive to bond the front upper shock absorber brackets to the carbon fiber structure.

 

MODELS:

2015 (4C) Alfa 4C

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after July 9, 2014 (MDH 0709XX) and on or before December 12, 2014 (MDH 1212XX).**

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may describe a popping noise in the front of the vehicle while driving over bumps at low speeds.

The popping noise may be caused by movement between the front upper shock absorber mount bracket and the carbon fiber structure in the area shown in (Fig. 1).

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Flash: MIL Illumination And Transmission Over Temperature Message - 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

NUMBER: 08-021-15 REV. A
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: March 21, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 08-021-15, DATED MARCH 07, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES CHANGING THIS TO AN RRT STATUS.

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-028. 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.

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 LEVEL MUST BE AT 15.03 OR HIGHER TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: MIL Illumination And Transmission Over Temperature Message

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves updating the Body Control Module (BCM) software.

 

MODELS:

2015 (4C) Alfa Romeo 4C

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before February 10, 2015 (MDH 0210XX).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may notice a cluster message “Transmission Over Temperature” that appears for a short time and the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may turn on. The customer may also notice that the Dynamic Car Control System may default to Natural mode and not allow the customer to change modes. On further inspection, the technician may find one or more of the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs):

  • B1067-67 VDSM (Vehicle Dynamic System Module) C CAN Signal-Signal Incorrect After Event.
  • B1009-64 Brake Switches-Signal Plausibility Failure.
  • B1009-67 Brake Switches-Signal Incorrect After Event.
  • B10AA-4A Check Configuration Failed-Incorrect Component Installed.
  • U1703-86 IPC (Instrument Control Panel)-Signal Invalid.
  • U1703-87 IPC (Instrument Control Panel)-Missing Message.
  • U11BC-00 Lost Brake Switch Message.

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