Flash: Launch Performance / Driveability Enhancements
This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the GPEC Powertrain Control
Module (PCM) with new software.
CAUTION: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CVT TRANSMISSION MUST HAVE THE
TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM) CHECKED FOR THE LATEST
SOFTWARE LEVEL WHENEVER THE PCM SOFTWARE IS UPGRADED. IF
NEWER TCM SOFTWARE IS AVAILABLE, IT MUST BE INSTALLED.
2007 (MK49) Compass
2007 (MK74) Patriot
2007 (PM) Caliber
NOTE: This bulletin applies to models equipped with a 1.8L, 2.0L or 2.4L gasoline
engine (Sales Code EBA, ECN or ED3) on PM/MK models built before April
21, 2007 (MDH 0421XX).
Some customers may experience the following:
· Automatic CVT models - Perceived lack of performance under light to moderate
acceleration from a stop.
· All Models - Ticking Sound intermittently heard from the engine compartment.
Software changes have been made to improve the above bullet points. In addition,
changes to maximum RPM in neutral have been made to assist A/C compressor function
during cold ambient temperatures to prevent A/C compressor slugging.
I have a set of take-off steel wheels with tires mounted, sitting in my garage. Free to a good home if anyone wants them and can come and get them (Rockville MD). Two of the tires are pretty much toast but the other two are at about 50% tread (so much for rotating). Wheels are standard steel and...