2012 Jeep Compass Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Jeep Compass

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2012 Jeep Compass Problems

Water Leaks From the Front and/or Rear Roof Area

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.

Engine Will not Start Due to Wireless Control Module Fault

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.

Leaking Front Strut and/or "Rough" Handling

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.

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2012 Jeep Compass Questions

My 2012 Jeep Compass stalls about once a month and the MLI light comes on. (1 answer)

Very dangerous in traffic.

Where is the fuel filter located? (2 answers)

When you step on the gas pedal it hesitates during acceleration. Does it sound like fuel filter needs changes or spark plugs?

i have a jeep compass 2012 model, when i press the accelerator, no action. (1 answer)

When i press the accerelator padel, the fire will not raise. what do i do?

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2012 Jeep Compass Recalls

Air Bags And Restraint Systems Disabled In An Accident

The occupant restraint control (OCR) module may short circuit and prevent the vehicle's restraint system from operating in an accident. Dealers will repair the vehicle (a procedure for this repair is still under development at the time of this writing) free of charge to resolve the concern.

The Airbags May not Deploy As Expected

The airbag system contains various components which deploy to help protect vehicle occupants if a crash occurs. These vehicles are being recalled because the seatbelt pre-tensioners and/or side airbags may be slow to deploy when needed. Delayed deployment will increase the risk of personal injury. Dealers will update the airbag system software to correct this concern.

The Engine May Stall Unexpectedly

On these vehicles, the fuel tank is divided into two sections. A system using a transfer tube is used to move fuel from the secondary side to the primary side where the fuel pump is located. This transfer tube may have been improperly manufactured causing the transfer of fuel to be interrupted. If this condition causes the primary side of the fuel tank to run dry the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel tank transfer tube in affected vehicles to correct this concern.

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2012 Jeep Compass Reviews

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I've had my Compass for 8 months. I absolutely love it. If I could change anything, it would be the vents of how the A.C. is set up. It doesn't blow as directly on me as I'd like it to. And, it doesn't have immediate zero to zoom power.

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