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Yeah software updates, what could be possibly go wrong lol?!! Anymore updates for the 8.4???
 

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I have a 2018 R/T 5.7 A8 and put my VIN into the Dodge Owner's recall site, but it came back as no safety recall or campaigns for my VIN. Anyone else put their VIN in with the recall affecting your vehicle?
 
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FCA is still working on the affected VIN# List, it will not be finalized till sometime next week, so please check your VINs again next Friday!
 
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I would assume if you are in the affected years, that you probably have the recall and will be in the system by next week. Just don't use cruise control until the lists are finalized.

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I saw somewhere that the actual recall will begin July 6th...Maybe that's when we should check VIN's...
 

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Just read it's up to 5.3 mil vehicles, hell of a lot of vehicles. I'm not too worried, I never use cruise control in my Challenger or my wife's Cherokee.
 

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The article also states you can put the car in park to deactivate cruise. It also says in order to have this problem your car has to be in cruise, and accelerating at the time you have an electric short. If your driving the car at the time you have an electric short you best hope all that happens is a fuse blows. I had a heater switch fail while driving another car and the entire dash caught on fire while I was driving down the highway. I can easily remember to throw the car into park if the off button does not shut down cruise until the patch comes out.
On a side note though as mentioned earlier if the programming of the fix is as sharp and the latest 8.4 updates it most likely is best to wait 10-14 months for the 4 updates to the update to come out that will actually fix the issue.

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.....and I as I have said before any machine that use electronic controls should have a proper E stop system in place. Its really criminally negligence not too.
 

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http://media.fcanorthamerica.com/newsrelease.do?id=19905&mid=

“Notwithstanding the extraordinary circumstances that must exist before a customer would experience a problem, we are taking this action because we are fully committed to vehicle safety,” says Mark Chernoby, Chief Technical Compliance Officer and Head of Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance – NAFTA.
Why does his statement not reassure me?

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Mine still not showing either but it probably will be, just haven't got them all loaded yet. Should be all automatics.


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Here is the really first description of what the heck has to happen for the system to fail: In a nut shell don't press on the accelerator with the cruise control on, while going up a hill and tapping on your head and patting your stomach. lol
The Problem
In the Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and the rest of the FCA vehicles listed below, there are times when the cruise control system is set, but as the vehicle hits a hill, the system begins to accelerate on its own to maintain the set speed. In these affected vehicles, if the driver hits the throttle at the right point in time, right as the cruise control system initiates acceleration, there could be an electrical short that could cause the cruise control to stick on at the current speed.
When this happens, the “off” and “cancel” buttons for the system will not work and tapping the brakes will not deactivate the system. However, the brakes do have enough power to stop all of these vehicles with the cruise control working against them, but in the case that this happens, the driver should quickly shift to neutral, use the brakes to stop the vehicle and once stopped, put the vehicle into Park. Placing the vehicle into Park automatically disables cruise control, at which point the driver can continue on their way – not using cruise control, of course.
The Fix
The good news is that this problem is fixed with a simple reflash of the vehicle’s computer system, so when owners bring their vehicles in for the repair, it will only take as long as a quick reprogramming with a diagnostic tool. Of course, this work will be performed free of charge to the customer.
There does not appear to be a set timeframe for the recall notices to go out, but in the meantime, drivers of the affected vehicles are asked to refrain from using their cruise control system.
As the owner of a car on this list, I should point out that I frequently use the cruise control in my Hellcat Challenger and I occasionally accelerate beyond the speed of the system and I have never run into this issue. Although 4.8-million vehicles are included, one instance in nearly 5-million is hardly something to get upset about, but in the age of the automotive recall, no risk is too small, so these vehicles are going to be fixed before anything can truly go wrong.
 
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