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2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
August 09, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V524000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

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.

Consequence Summary:
A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U87.

2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
August 09, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V523000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

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.

Consequence Summary:
A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle's brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U86.

2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
May 01, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V279000
Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

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.

Consequence Summary:
If the lower control arm separates, it can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
November 21, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V732000
Component:
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

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.

Consequence Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
November 21, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V740000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

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 Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2018 JEEP COMPASS

Report Date:
October 24, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V670000
Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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.

Consequence Summary:
If the oil pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
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.