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Old 04-15-2016, 04:09 PM
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Default Tsb 18-037-16

Has anyone ran across this TSB? I would like to know what exact issues it addresses. I know the fix is to do a Software Flash on the PCM, but again I don't know what this flash addresses... Thanks...
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Old 03-12-2017, 09:59 AM
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Pcm reflash tsb 18-037-16
New PCM Flash available. Improves the following info. On my 68RFE my violent torque convertor unloading is greatly improved (decreased) and unloaded shift quality and timing is better.

Flash: 6.7L Diagnostic And System Improvements
This bulletin involves reprogramming the Engine Control Module/Powertrain Control
Module (ECM/PCM) with the latest available software.
2015 (DJ) Ram 2500 Pickup
2015 (D2) Ram 3500 Pickup
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 6.7L Cummins Diesel engine
(Sales Code ETK).
A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)
illumination. Upon further investigation a technician may find one or more of the following
Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) set in the PCM memory:
P218F - Reductant No Flow Detected.
P242F - Diesel Particulate Filter Restriction - Ash Accumulation.
P205E - (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) Reductant Tank Temperature Sensor Circuit
Intermittent (setting when the block heater is plugged in).
U110E - Lost Ambient Temperature Message.
P20E8 - (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) Reductant Pressure Too Low.
P2281 - Air Leak Between MAF And Throttle Body.
NUMBER: 18-037-16 REV. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: April 23, 2016
P1477 - Intake Air Diverter Valve Position Sensor Circuit Shorted To Ground.
U1421 - Implausible Ignition Key Off Time Received.
P026B - Injection Timing Performance.
In addition to addressing the above DTCs, the following powertrain system
improvements/enhancements are also included in this software release:
**NOx sensor calibration improvements. (Sales Code DG7).
Enhanced software for a No crank/No start issue. (U0100 - Lost Communication
With ECM/PCM). (Sales Code DG7).**
Ambient Air Temperature (AAT) improvements.
68RFE Transmission overall shift quality improvements.
SCR Efficiency scan tool test improvement.
Charging system improvements for single alternator applications (Changes the
cutout threshold from 600 to 500 RPM).
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) system calibration improvement during Stationary
Cold idle speed stability improvement.
Charging system improvements for dual alternator applications.
Torque increase to 865 ft/lbs (D2 vehicles equipped with the Aisin transmission
sales code DF2 only).
Fuel Filter Minder calibration changes.
wiTECH Fuel Pressure Override and Fuel System Run Up test improvements.
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