2013 - 2015 Cummins

  • 2013 - 2015 Cummins

    How to check codes without a code reader

    1. Put the key in the ignition with doors closed.
    2. Cycle the key THREE times from the OFF position to the RUN position without cranking the engine.
    3. Leave in the RUN position on the THIRD cycle.

    The RUN position is TWO clicks while the ACCESSORY position is only ONE click.

    Example: KEY IN (OFF) – RUN – OFF – RUN – OFF – RUN If there are any DTCs present, they will be displayed one at a time on the odometer When all codes have been displayed, or there are no codes, the odometer will read “DONE”

    How to clear "Oil Change Required" message

    1. Put the key in the ignition with doors closed
    2. Turn the key to the RUN position without cranking the engine
    3. Press the ACCELERATOR pedal to the floor THREE times within 10 seconds
    4. Turn the key to the OFF/LOCK position
    5. The “Oil Change Required” message should no longer appear. If it does, you may need to repeat the procedure.

    How to clear codes without a code reader

    NOTE: Depending on which flash is on your PCM, there is a chance that this procedure will not work. In that case, it is best to use an XRT, Black Maxx, or OBD-II scanner to clear the codes.

    1. Put the key in the ignition with doors closed.
    2. Cycle the key FIVE times from the OFF position to the RUN position without cranking the engine. Leave in the RUN position on the FIFTH cycle. Note: The RUN position is TWO clicks while the
    3. ACCESSORY position is only ONE click.

    *Example: KEY IN (OFF) – RUN – OFF – RUN – OFF – RUN – OFF – RUN – OFF – RUN This will clear any DTCs that are currently active or stored in the PCM.

    How to clear the "Performance Service" message on the overhead console in your Cummins

    1. Put the key in the ignition with doors closed
    2. Turn the key to the RUN position without cranking the engine
    3. Press and release the BRAKE pedal TWO times
    4. Press the ACCELERATOR pedal to the floor slowly TWO times within 10 seconds
    5. Turn the key to the OFF/LOCK position
    6. The “Perform Service” message should no longer appear. If it does, you may need to repeat the procedure.

    How to use High Idle with an automatic transmission

    1. Put the key in the ignition with doors closed
    2. Start the vehicle
    3. With vehicle in Park, take your foot off of all pedals
    4. Turn the Cruise Control system ON
    5. Press “Set” to enable high-idle
    6. Use the ACCEL/DECEL buttons to adjust idle to desired speed
    7. To cancel high-idle, tap the brake or simply turn the Cruise Control system OFF