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Covered under warranty I am not sure, I do know that anytime I bring the truck in for any reason, they do install the updates. One update was available for an issue I brought it in for in which I have not had any issues since.
 

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Can anyone tell me if any updates are covered under warranty or not.
Software updates of any kind are covered under the basic warranty which that component has. Example, a Transmission Control Module (TCM) update will be covered under the vehicle's transmission warranty. So, with a gas engine Ram, that would be the Powertrain warranty, which is 5-years or 100,000 kms. A radio update would be covered under the same warranty that the radio has, which is 3-years or 60,000 kms. PCM is a different one which falls under the Extended Federal Emissions warranty, which is 8-years or 130,000 kms.

Diesel warranties vary, so do Aisin transmissions.
 

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They covered my updates but at first they wanted to charge me. I showed them the TSB said warranty and they checked and it was covered.
 

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They covered my updates but at first they wanted to charge me. I showed them the TSB said warranty and they checked and it was covered.
Can you tell me where you found that information? I can't seem to find it.
The dealership what's $350. For each update. I don't get charged for my phone updates so I don't understand?
 

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Read some reports of dealerships not doing updates that didn't appear to be necessary (even in warranty) so I wanted to share my story.

I've got a 2016 Ram 2500 with the 6.7 with about 104,000 miles on it. I recently put a few gallons of DEF in and that night got a DEF message and to see the dealer. Engine light came on shortly after. Thinking the DEF solution was bad I took it in and just got the call from the dealer. Turns out that if you put more than a few gallons into the DEF take it does a type of self-check that errored out. DEF solution was fine but they said it was software-related and that there was an update to the PCM. Of course, I'm outside of warranty and they wanted $550 to flash and install the software. I choked but was about 50 miles from limp mode and asked the dealer if I had other options and he said no....

I'd be interested if anyone else experienced this sort of cost? If anyone has a non-deleted truck that's in warranty, they might want to get the truck updated before they have this issue.
 
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