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Old 09-16-2013, 02:20 PM
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I read somewhere on here where a flash is available on the temp gauge for the Pentastar engine. What is a flash and how does it work? Will the dealer perform this task if requested? Thanks
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You are actually talking about a software update. A "flash" is a computer term that means to re-write everything at once. Basically it re-programs your trucks computer every time it is done. That way no stray data can cause issues down the...uh...road.

Your dealer should do this for free under the warranty period for sure.
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Yup like Darth said, it is the way they apply the software update. "Flashing the chip"
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