2008 Jeep Compass Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Jeep Compass
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2008 Jeep Compass Problems
Water leaks may be noted from the front and/or rear roof area. Our technicians recommend to inspect the roof ditch and sunroof - Check all grommets and plugs, reseal roof seams, and replace the sunroof drain tubes if necessary.
A no crank or no start condition may develop due to electronic lockup of the wireless control module (WCM), also referred to as the Sentry Key Remote Entry Module (SKREEM). When this module fails the remote keyless entry system will also not operate. The WCM is commonly replaced to correct this concern.
A fluid leak may be noted from the front struts and/or the vehicle may handle "rough" Our technicians tell us that replacing the leaking struts and installing a revised jounce bumper and dust shield should correct these concerns.
2008 Jeep Compass Questions
I have some mechanical aptitude... But didn't do the work myself but would like to be informed when I take it back
There's no noise when car is started even in cold weather but anytime I turn the fan on for the air conditioner or heater its squeels
2008 Jeep Compass Reviews
The heat in my vehicle won't work unless it is on the highest setting, which makes my Drive noisy and I'm afraid I won't hear things like an ambulance or police.
Purchased my Compass new in 2008, currently 141,000 miles. Have had issues with right and left control arms. Purchased additonal warrentee that covers everyting with $100 deductable. Love the car, will buy another after I get 200k out of her.
We have had our 4x4 2008 for four years. It has been a great SUV. Lots of power and does great in the snow. It has the bigger engine. While it is not a problem is the rear brakes make scraping noise when wet.We are retired and make long trips and the Compass is perfect for us. I would buy another one.