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TSB 08-43-99

Central Time Module Software Update When A Wiper Module Is Replaced

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Date: Dec. 17, 1999

Models: 1998-1999 (BR/BE) Ram Truck

Overview:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Central Timer Module (CTM) with new software (EEPROM changes).

Discussion:

Due to a design change in MOPAR replacement wiper modules, the CTM must be updated with new software in order to allow the wiper module to function properly. This following repair procedure MUST be performed any time the wiper module is replaced.

Equipment Required:

1   CH6000              Scan Tool   (DRB III)
1   CH7035             General Purpose Interface Bus Cable (GPIB)
1   CH7000/7001    J1962 Cable
1                             MDS2

NOTE:    THE MDS2 AND DRBIII ARE REQUIRED TO PERFORM PART OF THIS REPAIR. WHEN USING THE MDS2 AND THE DRB III THE SYSTEM MUST BE OPERATING AT CIS CD 2046 OR HIGHER. THE DRB III MUST BE OPERATING AT VERSION LEVEL 30.9 OR HIGHER.

Repair:

1.    Log onto the MDS2 system.

2.    Download the CTM update for new module.

NOTE: Instructions not posted because only service centers have the required equipment, and they will have this TSB.

notes:

POLICY.- Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

TIMEALLOWANCE:
Labor Operation No: 08-19-22-90 ........................................... 0.2 Hrs.

FAILURE CODE: FM - Flash Module  


Thanks to Bob Bergevin for supplying this TSB information

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