2012 Jeep Compass

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2012 Jeep Compass

Available in 6 styles:  2012 Jeep Compass 4dr 4x4 shown
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Kelley Blue Book Retail
$18,300–$20,200

Est. MPG

21–23 city / 26–29 hwy


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Compass

SEAT BELTS

Recall number: 13V233000
Recall date: 06/04/2013

Problem Summary:

CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 JEEP COMPASS AND PATRIOT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MAY 6, 2008, THROUGH JULY 20, 2012. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE A SOFTWARE ERROR WHICH MAY RESULT IN A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS AND/OR SIDE AIRBAGS.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A ROLLOVER NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT, THE SOFTWARE ERROR CAN LEAD TO A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAG AND/OR SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS. AS A RESULT, VEHICLE OCCUPANTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JULY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL NUMBER IS N01.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/06/2008 and 07/20/2012.


AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Recall number: 13V233000
Recall date: 06/04/2013

Problem Summary:

CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 JEEP COMPASS AND PATRIOT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MAY 6, 2008, THROUGH JULY 20, 2012. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE A SOFTWARE ERROR WHICH MAY RESULT IN A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS AND/OR SIDE AIRBAGS.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A ROLLOVER NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT, THE SOFTWARE ERROR CAN LEAD TO A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAG AND/OR SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS. AS A RESULT, VEHICLE OCCUPANTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JULY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL NUMBER IS N01.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/06/2008 and 07/20/2012.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Recall number: 13V233000
Recall date: 06/04/2013

Problem Summary:

CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 JEEP COMPASS AND PATRIOT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MAY 6, 2008, THROUGH JULY 20, 2012. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES HAVE A SOFTWARE ERROR WHICH MAY RESULT IN A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS AND/OR SIDE AIRBAGS.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A ROLLOVER NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT, THE SOFTWARE ERROR CAN LEAD TO A DELAYED DEPLOYMENT OR NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAG AND/OR SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS. AS A RESULT, VEHICLE OCCUPANTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JULY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL NUMBER IS N01.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/06/2008 and 07/20/2012.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall number: 13V120000
Recall date: 04/03/2013

Problem Summary:

CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 JEEP PATRIOT AND COMPASS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED OCTOBER 18, 2011, THROUGH MAY 7, 2012. DUE TO AN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED TRANSFER TUBE, THE TRANSFER OF FUEL FROM THE SECONDARY SIDE TO THE PRIMARY SIDE OF THE FUEL TANK MAY BE INTERRUPTED, CAUSING THE ENGINE TO STALL.

Consequence:

IF THE ENGINE STALLS WHILE DRIVING IT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK TRANSFER TUBE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N17.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 10/18/2011 and 05/07/2012.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 12V142000
Recall date: 04/03/2012

Problem Summary:

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 JEEP PATRIOT AND COMPASS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 17, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 2, 2012. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY CONTAINING A DAMAGED ROLL-OVER VALVE.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF AN IMPACT OR ROLL-OVER, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 25, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/21/2012.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 12/17/2011 and 01/02/2012.


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