Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements - 2016 FIAT 500L

NUMBER: 18-019-18 REV. A
GROUP: 18 - Vehicle Performance
DATE: March 27, 2018

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-019-18, DATED MARCH 02, 2018, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE ENHANCEMENT TO THE P1D7F-00 DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) AND 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: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2016 (BF) FIAT 500L

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 1.4L Engine (Sales Code EAM).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the Technician may find one or more of the following DTCs has been set:

  • **P1D7F-00 - ETC Self-Learning Failure.**
  • P1523-00 - VVA Low Oil Pressure.
  • P1524-00 - Oil Pressure Out Of Range - Camshaft Advance/Retard Disabled.
  • P0141 - O2 Sensor 1/2 Heater Performance.

The following enhancements are also included:

  • Improved purge sensor performance.
  • Updated fuel strategy to inhibit spark plug fouling.

In addition, some customers may also experience the following condition:

  • Crank no start condition in extreme cold temperatures of -20°C (-4°F) partially due to the available fuel blend conditions.

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Flash: RA3 Radio Software Enhancements - 2014-2016 Fiat 500L

NUMBER: 08-025-16
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: March 04, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 08-088-15, DATED SEPTEMBER 19, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES ADDITIONAL MODEL YEAR, SYMPTOM/CONDITION, NEW SOFTWARE AND LABOR OPERATION.

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 14-025. 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:

Flash: RA3 Radio Software Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves updating the radio software.

 

MODELS:

2014 - **2016** (BF) Fiat 500L

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before **February 05, 2016 (MDH 0205XX)** equipped with UConnect 6.5 AM/FM/BT/Voice (Sales Code RA3).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may experience one or more of the following:

  • **Under MORE screen, the compass always indicates a fixed position and will not change while vehicle is in motion. The direction is different at every ignition cycle.**
  • Display screen may lock up during very hot ambient temperatures.
  • Rear camera unintentionally switches off and display screen turns blue.
  • Radio resets.
  • Radio sluggish performance.
  • Bluetooth dropped connections.
  • Hands free calling poor sounding.
  • Navigation GPS off location.
  • No GPS intermittently.
  • Voice recognition poor.
  • Remove SAT button (soft key) on a vehicle that is not equipped with Sirius Satellite. 08-025-16
  • Vehicles equipped with SDARS (Satellite) and No SDARS (No Satellite) may have a fast reset condition of the radio while the navigation system is active.

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Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements - 2015 Fiat 500L

NUMBER: 21-031-15
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: May 09, 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 LEVEL MUST BE AT 15.04 OR HIGHER TO PERFORM 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 (BF) Fiat 500L

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after February 18, 2014 (MDH 0218XX) and on or before May 7, 2015 (MDH 0507XX) equipped with a 1.4L engine (Sales Code EAM) with an AW60T/6F25 automatic transmission (Sales Code DF4).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A small number of customers may experience less than desired transmission shift points during normal driving conditions.

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Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Enhancements - 2015 FIAT 500L

NUMBER: 18-084-17
GROUP: 18 - Vehicle Performance
DATE: September 16, 2017

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-032-15 REV. C, DATED AUGUST 27, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCs), UPDATED FAILURE CODE STATEMENT AND 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: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2015 (BF) FIAT 500L

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 1.4L I4 Multiair Turbo Engine (Sales Code EAM).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the technician may find that the following DTCs have been set:

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Flash: 1.4L Powertrain Diagnostic And System Improvements - 2014 Fiat 500L

NUMBER: 18-033-15 REV. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: December 05, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-033-15, DATED APRIL 16, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES UPDATES TO wiTECH SOFTWARE LEVEL, SYMPTOMS/CONDITIONS, LABOR OPS AND FAILURE CODE.

THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 14-026. 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:

Flash: 1.4L Powertrain Diagnostic And System Improvements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

2014 (BF) 500L

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 1.4L Engine (Sales Code EAM).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

**A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigation the technician may find that one or more of the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) stored in the PCM:

  • P1128 - Closed Loop Fueling Not Achieved.**
  • P1524 - Oil Pressure out of range - Camshaft advance/retard disabled.
  • P113D - O2 Sensor 1/1 Slow Response.

**In addition, some customers may experience one or more of the following conditions:

  • Engine cranks but sounds like it has no compression. Ticking noise from the engine, at idle.**
  • Long crank times on engine start up.

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