Recalls & Defects For 2017 Jeep Compass

Vehicle Report: 2017 Jeep Compass


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Steering:hydraulic Power Assist:hose, Piping, and Connections

Report Receipt Date: 08/05/2004
NHTSA Campaign: 04v386000

Summary
On certain minivans equipped with 3.3 or 3.8l v-6 engine, the upper power steering cooler hose may split and cause a fluid leak.

Consequence
Power steering fluid leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in an under hood fire.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the upper power steering cooler hose. this recall began on september 27, 2004. owners should contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Notes
Recall no. d37.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


Recall Subject: Equipment

Report Receipt Date: 09/26/2003
NHTSA Campaign: 03e045000

Summary
Aftermarket replacement fuel filters manufactured between september 17, 2002, and january 20, 2003, sold under the brand names listed above. the filter may experience malfunction of the quick connector either blocking fuel flow to the engine or causing a fuel leak. this does not involve any products manufactured by the daimlerchrysler corp. nor any dailmerchrysler dealers.

Consequence
If this condition occurred while the vehicle is in motion, the engine could stall. also, in the presence of an ignition source, the fuel leak could result in a vehicle fire.

Remedy
Aftermarket replacement fuel filters for 1995-2000 short wheelbase chrysler town & country, plymouth voyager and dodge caravan minivans part no. 18232 and date code 0237, 0249, or 0252. replacement fuel filters for 1995-2000 long wheelbase chrysler town & country, plymouth voyager and dodge caravan minivans part no. 18230 and date code 0237, 0249, 0251, or 0304. replacement fuel filters for 2001-2004 chrysler town & country, plymouth voyager and dodge caravan minivans part no. 28871 and date code 0249. these part numbers and date codes appear on the gold-tone filter. distributors and retailers will be notified to isolate and return affected inventory. owners who have had the fuel filter serviced on one of the applicable vehicles after september 17, 2002 should return their vehicle to the service facility to be inspected to see if the fuel filter that was installed is one that is involved in the recall. if so, the owners should have the filter replaced. to receive a full refund plus the cost of postage, owners should cut the connectors from the hoses, rinse the connectors and return them together with proof of the amount paid for the replacement part and labor, to intercontinental at intercontinental auto parts, inc., p.o. box 861, mahwah, nj 07430, attn: fuel filter recall. intercontinental will mail a full refund to the owner.

Notes
This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on chrysler town & country, plymouth voyager, and dodge caravan minivansor any other products manufactured by daimlerchrysler corporation.consumers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Report Receipt Date: 03/13/2006
NHTSA Campaign: 06e022000

Summary
Certain aftermarket brake hydraulic master cylinders sold as replacement brake cylinders for certain ford, daimlerchrysler, and jeep passenger vehicles. these brake cylinders were sold under the brand names of napa, raybestos, aimco, ac delco, carquest, bendix, and wagner. only products that were manufactured from july 27, 2005 through january 17, 2006 (date codes 0529 through 0602) are subject to this recall. when subject to very cold temperatures, an internal seal in the master cylinder could lose flexibility and may cause brake fluid to leak.

Consequence
Loss of brake fluid can lead to a decrease in brake line pressure and an increase in stopping distance, which can result in a vehicle crash.

Remedy
Affinia (brake parts, inc.) will replace the subject brake hydraulic master cylinders free of charge. the recall began on march 20, 2006. owners can contact affina group customer service at 1-800-323-0354.

Notes
This recall only pertains to aftermarket napa, raybestos, ac delco, aimco, carquest, and bendix brake hydraulic master cylinders and has no relation to any original equipment installed on daimlerchrysler or ford vehicles.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Fuel System, Gasoline

Report Receipt Date: 10/24/2003
NHTSA Campaign: 03e053000

Summary
Certain aftermarket replacement fuel filters, models wix filter part numbers 33576, 33577, 33734; napa filter part numbers 3576, 3577, 3734; and carquest filter part numbers 86576, 86577, 86734 used on 1996-2000 daimlerchrysler town & country, dodge caravan, and plymouth voyager vehicles, can cause the fuel lines to leak.

Consequence
A possible fire can occur in the presence of an ignition source.

Remedy
Wix will notify its customers and replace the fuel filters free of charge. note: this does not involve any products manufactured by the daimlerchrysler corp. nor any dailmerchrysler dealers. owner notification is expected to begin during november 2003. owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact wix at 704-864-6711.

Notes
This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on chrysler town & country, plymouth voyager, and dodge caravan minivansor any other products manufactured by daimlerchrysler corporation.customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).


Recall Subject: Equipment

Report Receipt Date: 08/10/2010
NHTSA Campaign: 10e034000

Summary
Curt mfg is recalling certain class 3 receiver hitches, p/n 13347, sold as aftermarket equipment for use on 1997-2007 chrysler town and country vans, 1996-2007 dodge caravans, and 1996-2004 plymouth voyager vans. when the hitch is loaded to the maximum rating, the hitch may fracture or break at the bend location where the main body of the hitch meets the hitch muffler strap.

Consequence
If the area in question fractures or breaks, this could cause an unstable driving condition, possibly resulting in a crash.

Remedy
Curt mfg will notify owners of record and will replace the hitch free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin during august 2010. owners may contact curt mfg at 1-715-831-8713.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:owners/Service/Other Manual

Report Receipt Date: 07/07/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v433000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 jeep compass vehicles. the affected vehicles have user's guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic.

Consequence
If a customer follows the user's guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the user's guides with a corrected version, free of charge. the recall began august 22, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t46.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:axle Assembly:axle Shaft

Report Receipt Date: 05/09/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v301000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 jeep compass vehicles equipped with a 6-speed transmission. the left front halfshaft may not be properly seated, and, as a result, it may disengage from the transmission and/or break.

Consequence
If the left front halfshaft disengages or breaks, the vehicle will have a loss of drive. additionally, if the vehicle is parked without using the parking brake, the vehicle may roll, despite being in 'park.' either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will inspect the left front halfshaft for engagement and replace any that are not properly engaged in the transmission, free of charge. the recall began on june 12, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t26.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System: Instrument Panel

Report Receipt Date: 11/21/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v740000

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."

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.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Equipment

Report Receipt Date: 12/21/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v824000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling various dodge, chrysler, and ram vehicles equipped with kidde plastic-handle or push button 'pindicator' fire extinguishers. a list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/rmisc-17v824-0103.pdf. these extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. for a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/rmisc-17e062-5427.pdf

Consequence
If the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury in the event of a fire.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners instructing them to contact kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. the recall began february 14, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "product safety recall" for more information. chrysler's number for this recall is t82.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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