Intrepid V6-2.7L VIN R (2003)
Control Module HVAC: Customer Interest
A/C - Erratic Operation/Poor Performance
NUMBER: 24-002-04 REV. A
GROUP: Heating & A/C
DATE: July 30, 2004
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 24-002-04, DATED MARCH 30, 2004, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED
FROM YOUR FILES . ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES ADDITIONAL MODEL YEAR.
A/C and Heater Performance
This bulletin provides diagnostic information for A/C and heater performance complaints.
1998 - 2004
2001 - **2005**
Sebring Convertible/Sebring Sedan/Stratus Sedan
Perform Customer Satisfaction Notification no. 857, reprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM), for 2000 model year LH-vehicles built prior to
August 30, 1999 (MDH 0830XX).
Erratic operation of the A/C and heater systems including:
Lack of cold air
Lack of hot air
Unrequested mode change - Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) only)
No control of mode or temperature control
Tapping noise from blend door
The above Symptoms may be accompanied by the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs):
Blend door feedback
Blend door stall
A/C control mode door input shorted to battery
Mode door stall
In car temp sensor failure ATC messages not received
Do not attempt to remove A/C control until after this entire Diagnosis and Repair Procedure has been performed.
Verify customer reported symptom(s) if possible.
Check for the presence of DTCs with the scan tool (DRBIII(R)) and record on the repair order. If a DRBIII(R) is not available reference the
appropriate Service Manual - Heating and Air Conditioning "Self Diagnostics" procedure and record any present DTCs on the repair order. If
Symptoms and/or DTCs other than those listed above are present, repair as necessary. If a Symptom(s) and/or DTC(s) listed above is present,
perform the Repair Procedure.