RAM 1500 Truck 4WD V8-5.7L (2011)
Driver/Vehicle Information Display: Customer Interest
Instruments - EVIC Software Update For Display Issues
NUMBER: 08-026-10 REV. A
DATE: December 18, 2010
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 08-26-10, DATED OCTOBER 12, 2010, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR
FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL VEHICLE AND UPDATED wiTECH
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 **11.02** OR HIGHER TO PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE.
Flash: Park Assist System For Message Clarity and False Messages on 4X4 Models.
This bulletin involves flash reprogramming the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) with new software.
Ram Truck (3500 Cab Chassis)
Ram Truck (2500 Pick Up)
Ram Truck (4500/5500 Cab Chassis)
Ram Truck (3500 Pick Up)
Ram Truck (1500 Pick UP)**
This bulletin applies to vehicles built with sales code combinations - Electronic Vehicle Information Center (sales code LAZ) and [4x4 (sales code
DH3/**DH5/DH8**) and/or Parksense Rear Park Assist (sales code XAA)]
Customers many not understand the EVIC message display "Blinded". This indicates that the Parksense Rear Park Assist sensors require cleaning.
The EVIC flash will change the display to indicate "Clean Sensors".
The EVIC may display the message "Press 4 Low" when a shift into 4x4 is not allowed. This message has no meaning on these vehicles. The EVIC
flash will prevent this message from being displayed.
If the vehicle operator describes the above Symptom/Condition, perform the Repair Procedure.
If this flash process is interrupted/aborted, the flash should be restarted.
1. Using the wiTECH Diagnostic Application for flashing an EVIC 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 now selected.
2. Clear any DTC'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.
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.