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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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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