2018 Jeep Compass

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2018 Jeep Compass Reliability Ratings

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2018 Jeep Compass Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD Recall Date: 08/08/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Renegade, Compass and Grand Cherokee, RAM 1500 and Promaster, Fiat 500x, Dodge Journey, Challenger, Charger and Durango and Chrysler 300x vehicles, 2017-2018 Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles and 2018-2019 Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The powertrain control module may be equipped with a voltage regulator chip in the circuit board that may fail, causing a stall or a no start condition.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 12779
  • Consequence: A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began October 2, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U87.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 09, 2017 to NOV 03, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U87
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V524000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER Recall Date: 08/08/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dodge Grand Caravan and Jeep Compass, 2018 Dodge Journey, and 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 154335
  • Consequence: A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle's brake system, free of charge. The recall began September 29, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U86.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 16, 2018 to JUN 12, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U86
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V523000
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM Recall Date: 04/30/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The front lower control arms may be incorrectly welded, potentially resulting in a control arm separation.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 2761
  • Consequence: If the lower control arm separates, it can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U42.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 11, 2018 to JAN 20, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U42
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V279000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 11/20/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2017-2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The brightness of the backlighting for the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) cannot be adjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Controls and Displays."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 25823
  • Consequence: An instrument cluster that is too bright, and cannot be dimmed, can reduce the driver's ability to see at night, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update IPC software, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 8, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T70.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 28, 2017 to SEP 10, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T70
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V740000
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL Recall Date: 11/20/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The passenger side air bag assembly may have inflator mounting nuts loose within the module assembly.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 27210
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, unsecured inflator mounting nuts outside of the cushion assembly are potential projectiles that may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began December 28, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T73.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 03, 2017 to NOV 12, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T73
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V732000
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE Recall Date: 10/23/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee and Compass vehicles equipped with 2.4L engines. The engines may have a cracked oil pump housing that can result in oil pump failure.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 357
  • Consequence: If the oil pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the oil pump, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 5, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T65.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 10, 2017 to SEP 10, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T65
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V670000

2018 Jeep Compass Warranty

The 2018 Jeep Compass comes with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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