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Date: September 13, 2004
THE DRBIIIT FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN ARE AVAILABLE ON DealerCONNECT.
FOR MARKETS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, THE SOFTWARE
AND REPROGRAMMING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON ITIL/ISIS DVD
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 18-006-04 REV. A, DATED APRIL 6,
2004, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. THIS IS A COMPLETE
REVISION AND NO ASTERISKS HAVE BEEN USED TO HIGHLIGHT REVISIONS.
Models: 2004-2005 (DR) Ram Truck
2004 - 2005 (CS) Pacifica
2004 - 2005 (DR) Ram Truck
2004 - 2005 (JR) Sebring Convertible/Sebring Sedan/Stratus Sedan
2004 - 2005 (KJ) Liberty
2004 - 2005 (KJ) Cherokee (International Markets)
2002 - 2004 (LH) 300M/Concorde/Intrepid
2004 - 2005 (PL) Neon/SX 2.0
2004 - 2005 (PT) PT Cruiser
2004 - 2005 (RG) Chrysler Voyager (International Markets)
2004 - 2005 (RS) Town & Country/ Caravan/Voyager
2005 (TJ) Wrangler
NOTE: Refer to the following table for specific applications.
|AN||3.7L or 4.7L||Auto or Man|
|DR||3.7L, 4.7L, or 5.7L||Auto or Man|
|JR||2.0L, 2.4L, 2.4L Turbo or 2.7L||Auto or Man|
|KJ||2.4L or 3.7L||Auto or Man|
|PL||2.0L, 2.4L or 2.4L Turbo||Auto or Man|
|PT||2.0L, 2.4L or 2.4L Turbo||Auto or Man|
|RG||2.4L or 3.3L||Auto or Man|
|RS||2.4L, 3.3L or 3.8L||Auto|
|TJ||2.4L or 4.0L||Auto or Man|
MoparT is currently phasing out pre-programmed PCMs for the vehicles listed. New modules
will no longer be pre-programmed when received from MoparT. Replacement of future PCMs
will require programming utilizing the DRBIIIT and TechCONNECT. The PCM will not operate
the engine until it is programmed. A Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) will be set - “not
CAUTION: Extreme care must be taken when programming a calibration into a generic
PCM. Do not randomly select a calibration. Once a calibration is selected
and programmed, the controller cannot be reprogrammed to a different
calibration. The module can only be reprogrammed to a more recent
version of that calibration.
To see the PCM part numbers, download the pdf version of this bulletin.
Special Tools/Equipment Required:
|CH2002||General Purpose Interface Bus Cable Assembly|
|CH6000A||Scan Tool (DRBIII)|
|CH7000A/7001A||J1962 Cable with red DRBIII connector|
NOTE: An updated J1962 cable has been released. This cable has a red colored
connector at the DRBIII connection. Use this cable whenever a flash is being
Repair Procedure: Most owners do not have access to the software and equipment required to program the ECM. To see the specific programming instructions, download the pdf version.
NOTE: Due to the PCM programming procedure, a DTC may be set in other modules (TCM, BCM, MIC, SKIM, etc.) within the vehicle, if so equipped. Some DTC’s may cause the MIL to illuminate. Check all modules using “Module Scan”, record the DTC’s, and erase these DTC’s prior to returning the vehicle to the customer. Erase any DTC’s in the PCM only after all other modules have had their DTC’s erased.
NOTE: The following step is required by law.
Type the necessary information on the 'Authorized Modification Label" p/n 04275086AB and attach near the VECI label (Fig. 1).
FIGURE 1 - AUTHORIZED MODIFICATION LABEL
1 - POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE P/N (INSERT P/N) USED
Policy: Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
Time Allowance:Refer to Quick Labor Operations or the appropriate Labor Operation Time Schedule manual.
I would like to thank Bob Bergevin, Arthur Cantrall, Barry Drodge, David Lovell, Bill Maurits, and Steve for supplying the information for these bulletins. And a big thank you goes to Geno's Garage for making DodgeRam.info possible.
This page was edited on: May 3, 2004