Flash: Transmission Shift And Drivability Enhancements - 2014-2016 Jeep Compass / Patriot

NUMBER: 21-042-15 REV. A
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: September 25, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 21-042-15, DATED JUNE 13, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES AN ADDITIONAL ENGINE, CLEAN DATE, SYMPTOM/CONDITION AND MODEL YEARS.

HELP USING THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION FOR FLASHING MODULES 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 Shift And Drivability Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

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

 

MODELS:

**2014 - 2016** (MK) Jeep Compass / Patriot

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles **built on or before August 21, 2015 (MDH 0821XX)** equipped with the 2.0L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Codes ECN), **2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Codes ED3)** and 6 speed Automatic Transmission (Sales Codes DA4).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Customers may experience one of the following:

  • **Calibration will prevent unintentional engagement of AutoStick (Manual Mode) when shifter is bumped or tapped.**
  • Poor shift quality or a delayed shifts.

 

DIAGNOSIS:

Using a Scan Tool (wiTECH) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in

TechCONNECT, verify all engine systems are functioning as designed. If Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) or symptom conditions, other than the ones listed above are present, record the issues on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.

If the customer describes the symptom/condition listed above, perform the Repair Procedure.

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