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More garbage about what is supposed to be performed if you care: :rolleyes:
 

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I received several

Some for Cruise control issues
Some for CC

They come in the fall / winter when the car is stored

Unless I m standing under the hoist no clown is touching my car

My ass tightens when I bring my truck for service
 

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I have not had mine done. I don’t want to screw my tune. The car is running to damn good. What was the initial issue?
Bad cats on a large # of vehicles, see the PDF @Heminized posted above.

Not sure if the failure could cause them to eventually clog up or restrict exhaust flow, so I had mine done.

Initially there was issues with the tune, but it got corrected and everyone seems fine now (except for a few guys that had the original 'bad' tune that still seem to have issues). Some also said they were cutting out the old cats & welding in new ones, but that simply is not true. The replacement cats come with the OE flanges/pipes and just get bolted in place.

The custom tune is an issue, you would need to contact the tuner to determine if it needed to be changed for the new O2 sensors.
 

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I was just reading through the tech instructions....I love this part.

1. Open the hood and install a battery charger. Verify that the charging rate
provides 13.0 to 13.5 volts. Do not allow the charger to time out during the
flash process. Set the battery charger timer (if so equipped) to continuous
charge.

I wonder how many techs are like...um does anyone see the battery?
 

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I was just reading through the tech instructions....I love this part.

1. Open the hood and install a battery charger. Verify that the charging rate
provides 13.0 to 13.5 volts. Do not allow the charger to time out during the
flash process. Set the battery charger timer (if so equipped) to continuous
charge.

I wonder how many techs are like...um does anyone see the battery?
Pencil pushers...

This is how the first Mars rover crashed into the face of the planet.

Pencil pusher calculated it in km. Flight team calculated in miles.

Same for all the screwed up UConnect "updates"... all done by coders, with zero seat time.

Bob
 
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Just got my official notice in the mail today.
 

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Pencil pushers...

This is how the first Mars rover crashed into the face of the planet.

Pencil pusher calculated it in km. Flight team calculated in miles.

Same for all the screwed up UConnect "updates"... all done by coders, with zero seat time.

Bob
I get an eye twitch every fucking time I'm told it can't go into 700+ mode when it was already in 700+ mode...
 

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I get an eye twitch every fucking time I'm told it can't go into 700+ mode when it was already in 700+ mode...
This single screw up infuriates me.

Really.

Bob
 

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Haven't been around in awhile. Just tiring to get a straight answer on this. I was told in Mass. it will need the recall done for next inspection. Do they have to flash the PCM?? Mine has and unlocked PCM, with 2.85 pulley and is tuned. What are my options. Thanks
 
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Haven't been around in awhile. Just tiring to get a straight answer on this. I was told in Mass. it will need the recall done for next inspection. Do they have to flash the PCM?? Mine has and unlocked PCM, with 2.85 pulley and is tuned. What are my options. Thanks
I don't know about Mass but here in AZ when they plug in to test the CEL function if it passes you are good. They just advise you of the Recall.

Yes they will flash the PCM for this recall. My setup is like yours and I don't want to loose my tune. The car runs too damn good.
 
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I don't know about Mass but here in AZ when they plug in to test the CEL function if it passes you are good. They just advise you of the Recall.

Yes they will flash the PCM for this recall. My setup is like yours and I don't want to loose my tune. The car runs too damn good.
I don't know about Mass but here in AZ when they plug in to test the CEL function if it passes you are good. They just advise you of the Recall.

Yes they will flash the PCM for this recall. My setup is like yours and I don't want to loose my tune. The car runs too damn good.
I don't know about Mass but here in AZ when they plug in to test the CEL function if it passes you are good. They just advise you of the Recall.

Yes they will flash the PCM for this recall. My setup is like yours and I don't want to loose my tune. The car runs too damn good.

Well my other issue is I'm at 10,000 miles and I've started to get a sporadic code for 02 sensor. I can clear it. But was wondering if the recall would help it.
 
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Well my other issue is I'm at 10,000 miles and I've started to get a sporadic code for 02 sensor. I can clear it. But was wondering if the recall would help it.
The recall replaces the sensors and cats along with a software update.
 
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Again what about the tune???
When they update the software you will loose your tune. You'll have to ask your tuner if you will be able to reinstall and/or if your tune will need to be tweaked. I have asked my tuner as well. Answer pending.
 
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When they update the software you will loose your tune. You'll have to ask your tuner if you will be able to reinstall and/or if your tune will need to be tweaked. I have asked my tuner as well. Answer pending.
I have my stock PCM. Could I switch them get the work done then switch back. May have to tweak the tune after. Is that a possibility??? How about driving with the 2.85 pulley and the stock tune. Just take it easy??
 

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Yesterday, I received my second notice regarding the emissions recall from FCA.........and in the garbage it went. My HC passed emissions 2 weeks ago and it runs fine. I will NOT allow them to touch my car.
 

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What I do know for certain is that if you had the cruise control flash done... it neutered your torque and throttle response.

After V86, I got that back. Totally fixed the issue. Car drives and responds like it did pre-CC flash. You WILL notice a difference.

This, alone, was worth it, for me.

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What I do know for certain is that if you had the cruise control flash done... it neutered your torque and throttle response.

After V86, I got that back. Totally fixed the issue. Car drives and responds like it did pre-CC flash. You WILL notice a difference.

This, alone, was worth it, for me.

Bob
Cruise control flash?
 

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