Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 3, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V120000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE12032

Component:

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

20,532

Summary:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass vehicles manufactured October 18, 2011, through May 7, 2012. Due to an incorrectly manufactured transfer tube, the transfer of fuel from the secondary side to the primary side of the fuel tank may be interrupted, causing the engine to stall.

Consequence:

If the engine stalls while driving it may increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank transfer tube free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N17.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration