EMISSIONS RECALL J004: REVISED ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM Campaign Bulletin Reference Number(s): J004 (Issue 2), Date of Issue: January 28, 2009 Related Ref Number(s): J004 ARTICLE BEGINNING AFFECTED VEHICLE RANGE S-TYPE (X200) VIN: M94769 - N52047 Model Year: 2004 - 2005 XJ (X350) VIN: G00584 - G49700 Model Year: 2004 - 2005 XK (X100) VIN: A36874 - A48682 Model Year: 2004 - 2006 X-TYPE (X400) VIN: D55322 - E19613 E20262 - E99999 J00001 - J28328 Model Year: 2004 - 2007 CONDITION SUMMARY Situation: A number of emission regulations non-compliance issues relating to the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system function covering thermostat diagnostic, calibration verification, in-use monitor performance ratio, and an emission issue relating to open loop smoothing (vehicle remains in open loop after fuel cut-off for prolonged periods) have been identified. In addition, a group of deficiencies have been identified within the OBD system function related to the evaporative leak diagnostic. Action: Dealers are to update the affected vehicles' Engine Control Module (ECM), and where applicable the Transmission Control Module (TCM), software as outlined in the Repair Procedure below. Consult the table containing the model years, VIN range, and repairs required prior to performing any software updates. Owners will be notified by Customer Letter of this Recall with the request that they contact a dealer to have the update(s) performed. At the time of customer appointment, ensure that all outstanding service campaigns for each individual vehicle are identified and allocate sufficient time and resources Affected Model(s): S-TYPE, XJ, XK, X-TYPE NOTE: Customers should be informed that after the adaption clearing procedure and reconfiguration repair, the transmission shift quality will improve over time as the transmission adapts to the customer's individual driving requirements. Page 1 of 4 EMISSIONS RECALL J004: REVISED ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM -2005 Ja. To complete all campaigns. To identify repaired vehicles, US dealers must complete and install a Service Action 'Authorized Modifications ' label on the radiator support panel. California dealers are required by the California Code of Regulations to complete a salmon-colored 'Vehicle Emissions Recall - Proof of Correction ' certificate. This form must be provided to the customer for vehicles registered in California when the Recall work has been completed. PARTS JLM21848. Authorized Modification label (pack of 25) - USA only Qty: 1 JLM21849. CA Vehicle Emission Recall - Proof of Correction certificate (pack of 100) Qty: 1 TOOLS IDS with DVD116 Patch File 4 or later Midtronics PSC-550 Vehicle Power Supply WARRANTY Warranty claims should be submitted quoting Program Code J004, together with the relevant Option Code from the table below; this will result in payment of the stated time. As Option Codes are used, there is no requirement to enter parts or labor; these are provided for information only.
NOTE: DDW verification is required to ensure that the vehicle is affected by this Recall action prior to undertaking any rework action. DDW will be updated to reflect only affected vehicles. NOTE: The option that contains the drive in / drive out allowance may only be claimed when the vehicle is brought into the workshop for this Recall action alone to be undertaken. NOTE: Repair procedures are under constant review, and therefore times are subject to change; those quoted here must be taken as guidance only. Always refer to DDW to obtain the latest repair time. Did you get this RECALL letter? Have the repairs been done? Start here, because anything you do now may be unneeded.
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