Flash: Hands Free Module (HFM) Enhancements - 2013-2017 Chrysler Dodge Jeep

NUMBER: 08-020-17 REV. A
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: May 19, 2017

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 08-020-17, DATED FEBRUARY 25, 2017, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS/CONDITIONS AND UPDATED FAILURE CODE STATEMENT.

 

SUBJECT:

Flash: Hands Free Module (HFM) Enhancements

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves reprogramming the HFM with the latest available software.

 

MODELS:

2013 - 2017 (RT) Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Grand Caravan
2013 - 2017 (MK) Jeep Compass/Patriot
2013 - 2017 (JK) Jeep Wrangler
2013 - 2014 (LC) Dodge Challenger
2013 - 2014 (JS) Dodge Avenger
Chrysler 200
2013 (WD) Dodge Durango
2013 (WK) Jeep Grand Cherokee

NOTE: This bulletin applies to MK vehicles built on or before December 23, 2016 (MDH 1223XX) equipped with UConnect Voice Command W/Bluetooth® (Sales Codes RSP or RSQ) and with one of the radios listed on the next page.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to RT and JK vehicles built on or before January 30, 2017 (MDH 0130XX) equipped with UConnect Voice Command W/Bluetooth (Sales Codes RSP or RSQ) and with one of the radios listed on the next page.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to LC, JS, WD and WK vehicles built on or before September 30, 2015 (MDH 0930XX) equipped with UConnect Voice Command W/Bluetooth (Sales Codes RSP or RSQ) and with one of the radios listed below:

  • Uconnect Voice Command W/Bluetooth.
  • Media Center 430N CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/NAV (Sales Code RHB).
  • Media Center 430 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD (Sales Code RBZ).
  • Media Center 431 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD (Sales Code RB2).
  • Uconnect 230 6CD/DVD/MP3 (Sales Code REQ).
  • Uconnect 130 AM/FM/CD/MP3 (Sales Code RES).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may notice one of the following:

  • **HFM is offline.
  • The HFM does not respond to the phone button or voice recognition button press.
  • When pressing the phone button, the message "Uconnect phone not available" is present on the radio.**
  • The hands free feature (Bluetooth®) does not work.

Upon further investigation the technician may find that the following Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) has been set:

  • U0197 - Lost Communication With Hands Free Phone Module.

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Unable to Program Keys After Wireless Ignition Node Replacement - 2014 Dodge & Chrysler

NUMBER: 18-071-15
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: October 06, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-009-14, DATED FEBRUARY 15, 2014, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. THIS IS A COMPLETE REVISION AND NO ASTERISKS HAVE BEEN USED TO HIGHLIGHT REVISIONS.

 

SUBJECT:

Unable to Program Keys After Wireless Ignition Node Replacement

 

MODELS:

2014 (RT) Town & Country/Grand Caravan
2014 (JS) 200/Avenger

NOTE: This bulletin applies to RT vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine (sales code ERB) built on or before November 21, 2013 (MDH 1121XX) and JS vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine (sales code ERB) or a 2.4L engine (sales code ED3 or EDG) built on or before January 16, 2014 (MDH 0116XX).

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Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements - 2011 Dodge Journey, Dodge Avenger & Chrysler 200

NUMBER: 18-071-16
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: June 17, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-065-15, DATED SEPTEMBER 25, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SALES CODE, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) AND LABOR OP.

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 updated software.

 

MODELS:

2011 (JC) Dodge Journey
2011 (JS) Chrysler 200
2011 (JS) Dodge Avenger

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to JC & JS vehicles equipped with a 2.4L I4 DOHC 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Code ED3).**

NOTE: This bulletin applies to JC vehicles equipped with a 3.6L V6 24V VVT Engine (Sales Code ERB).

NOTE: This bulletin applies to JS vehicles equipped with a 2.4L I4 PZEV 16V Dual VVT Engine (Sales Code EDG).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The technician may find the following Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) set in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) memory:

  • **U0140 - Lost Communication With Body Control Module.**

Some customers may experience any of the following:

  • **2 - 1 downshift clunk or bump (JC vehicles).**
  • Long crank times when temperature is between -6°C and -3°C (20°F and 25°F) and 15°C and 18°C (60°F and 65°F).
  • Engine RPM fluctuation on closed throttle deceleration between 48 KPH and 32 KPH (30 MPH and 20 MPH).
  • Slightly elevated RPM (100 RPM) while driving slow or parking lot driving conditions (JC vehicles).

Updating the PCM software will correct the conditions listed above.

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3.6L Oil Loss Diagnostic Aid - 2014 Dodge Chrysler Ram Jeep

NUMBER: 09-008-15
GROUP: Engine
DATE: August 07, 2015

 

SUBJECT:

3.6L Oil Loss Diagnostic Aid

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves additional information on oil loss.

 

MODELS:

2014 (RT) Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Grand Caravan
2014 (JS) Chrysler 200
Dodge Avenger
2014 (JC) Dodge Journey
2014 (LX) Chrysler 300
2014 (LD) Dodge Charger
2014 (WK) Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014 (WD) Dodge Durango
2014 (JK) Jeep Wrangler
2014 (DS) Ram 1500 Pickup
2014 (LC) Dodge Challenger
2014 (DX) Ram Truck (Mexico)

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

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before January 20, 2014 (MDH 0120XX) equipped 3.6L Engine (Sales Codes ERB).

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T56 - Active Headrests may not Deploy in a Crash - 2012-2013 Chrysler 200 & Dodge Avenger

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V640
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components AIR BAGS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 414,134

 

Active Headrests may not Deploy in a Crash

If the active headrests do not deploy in certain rear-end crashes, the front seat occupants have an increased risk of injury.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2012 Jeep Liberty and 2012-2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles. A component within the occupant restraint controller (ORC) may fail and prevent the active headrests from deploying in the event of a rear-end crash.

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