TOPIC : Dodge Ram 3500

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Updating the 6.7L Ram

This bulletin applies to 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 Cab Chassis trucks equipped with a 6.7L Cummins diesel engine.

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Reflash the Ram

This bulletin applies to a range of Dodge Ram 4x4 trucks equipped with an electronic transfer case and built before Jan. 6, 2012, where the “Service 4WD” light is illuminated and the DTCM requires reprogramming.

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Shaky Mirror

This bulletin applies to 2012 Dodge Ram trucks, including 1500, 2500, 3500 and 4500/5500 series, where the left side door tow mirror features a shaking motion in the mirror glass. The cause may be a fault in the pivoting arm between the mirror head and the door mount.

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Ram Trans Fix

This bulletin applies to 2012 Dodge RAM 1500, 2500 and 3500 cab chassis trucks, equipped with a 4-speed 42RLE or 6-speed 65RFE or 6-speed 66RFE automatic transmission, built before Nov. 15, 2011. The MIL may illuminate, with DTC P0441 stored (EVAP purge system performance). The transmission light and/or transmission cooler freeze-up may be involved as well.

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Intermittent Defrost

This bulletin applies to 2014 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 vehicles, equipped with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display, built on or before Jan. 27, 2014. The front defrost button does not respond at times. The remedy involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the HVAC control module with new software, using release 14.02 or higher.

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Can’t Get 4WD

Owners of a 2012 Dodge Ram 3500 equipped with an electronic transfer case and built before Jan. 6, 2012, may see a “Service 4WD” light in the cabin compartment node. The technician may find that C2201 (FDCM/DTCM internal diagnostic trouble code) is set in the DTCM. When the system detects this, it shuts down the 4WD capability for the remainder of the drive cycle.

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Radio and Screen On/Off

This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 Dodge Ram 1500/2500/3500 Cab Chassis and 4500-5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, built on or after June 26, 2013, that feature a touch screen. The owner may experience radio and touch screen intermittent lockup, mostly when driving on rough roads. No DTCs will be found.

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Confused Dodge Mirrors

Owners of 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks equipped with the Power Black Trailer Tow Mirror with Memory option may complain that the tow mirrors don’t operate correctly. When the mirrors are fully open to the trailer tow (upright) position and the driver tries to adjust the horizontal/vertical position, the mirrors will move backwards to the switch input. The mirrors may move correctly when in the normal (down) position.

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