TOPIC : Jeep Compass


Jeep Crank/No-Start

Owners of a 2014-2016 Jeep Compass or Patriot built on or before March 9, 2016, may experience a crank/no-start or MIL on. The technician may find DTC B1A25 (invalid key) or B1A29 (SKIM base station mismatch).


Jeep Trans Sensor

This bulletin applies to 2016-2017 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles, built on or after June 20, 2016, and on or before March 31, 2017, and equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Customers may experience a MIL on.


Jeep Revision

This bulletin applies to 2011-2013 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine and either the Continuously Variable Transaxle or the Continuously Variable Transaxle with Off-Road Crawl Ratio. Customers may say they hear a clatter or rattle noise coming from the engine on initial start after a long cold soak. The MIL may also be on, and DTC P050B (cold start ignition timing performance) may be set.


Ah, There’s the Rub

This bulletin applies to 2012-2013 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles. A clicking or rubbing noise may be heard from the rear wheels at low speeds.


No A/C Fools the TIPM

This bulletin applies to 2011 Jeep Compass/Patriot vehicles that are not equipped with air conditioning. The technician may find DTC P0533 (A/C pressure sensor circuit high is set in the PCM).


No Day Lights

Owners of a 2014 Jeep Compass or Patriot equipped with a 2.0L engine, built on or after Feb.  4, 2012, or before April 14, 2013, and equipped with day time running headlamps, may note that the day time running lamps will not illuminate. No DTCs may be found.


Jeep Won’t Light Up

Owners of a 2014 Jeep Compass or Patriot built on or after Feb. 4, 2012, and equipped with DRL (day time running headlamps) may comment that the DRL will not illuminate, and the technician may find no DTCs set.


Cold & Squeaky Jeep

Owners of 2011-2014 Jeep Compass/Patriot or 2011-2012 Caliber vehicles built on or after Jan. 24, 2010, and on or before Feb. 28, 2014, may complain about a creak or squeak at the front suspension. The noise may be more noticeable during cold temperatures. The noise may go away when temperature rises.

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