Durango 4WD V6-3.6L (2011)
Control Module HVAC: Customer Interest
A/C - Erratic A/C System Operation
GROUP: Heating & Air Conditioning
DATE: February 25, 2011
HELP USING THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION FOR FLASHING AN ECU IS AVAILABLE BY SELECTING "HELP" THEN "HELP
CONTENTS" AT THE TOP OF THE wiTECH DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATION WINDOW.
THE wiTECH SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 11.03 OR HIGHER TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.
Flash: HVAC Control Module
This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the HVAC Module with new software.
This bulletin applies to vehicles equipped with a 3.6L and 5.7L engines (sales code ERB or EZH) and Air Conditioning with duel zone control (sales
code HAF) and WD models also equipped with Rear Air Conditioning W/Heater (sales code HBB) built before January 6, 2011 (MDH 0106XX).
The customer may experience any of the following conditions:
A increase or decrease of blower speed when the vehicle is accelerated and/or when the vehicle is in a turn (WK/WD 3.6L vehicles only).
HVAC front controls may switch to display rear controls without actually changing any settings to the rear or front controls (WD vehicles only with
Rear Air Conditioning W/Heater sales code HBB).
In Automatic Temp Control mode with high fan setting, a howl/moan and/or rumble sound (higher pitch) may be heard in cold temperatures <=15° F
Slight popping or ticking sound when switched into or out of Recirculation Mode in cold temperatures - 22° F (- 30° C).
Updating the ATC software will correct these condition.
Using a Scan Tool (wiTECH(TM)) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify all HVAC Systems are functioning
as designed. If DTC's are present record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.
If the above condition is present, perform the Repair Procedure.
If this flash process is interrupted/aborted, the flash should be restarted.
1. Using the wiTECH Diagnostic Application for flashing a HVAC is made available through the wiTECH Diagnostic Application. For instructions
select the "HELP tab on upper portion of the wiTECH window, then "HELP CONTENTS. This will open the Welcome to wiTECH Help screen
were help topics can be selected.
a. Clear any DIG's that may have been set in other modules due to reprogramming. The wiTECH application will automatically present all DTCs
after the flash and allow the tech to clear them.