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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