Jeep Patriot Recalls
The engine may stall unexpectedly, due to the intermittent failure of the crankshaft or camshaft sensor on the engine. This could result in an accident.
The occupant restraint control (OCR) module may malfunction and prevent deployment and proper operation of safety restraint devices such as the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners and side air bags in the event of an accident. This could increase risk of injury.
The power steering low pressure turn line may leak because of a improperly installed clamp that is intended to secure it. This would result in fluid leakage that could catch fire, and eventually loss of pwwer steering assist.
Certain vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine can experience an unexpected engine stalling condition or engine failure.
In the event of a crash, certain airbag components may not operate as expected.
Certain 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass models are being recalled because the engine could run out of fuel and stall unexpectedly.
Due to a damaged roll-over valve in the fuel tank assembly, in the event of a roll-over type crash, fuel could leak from the valve, increasing the risk of a fire.
Steering capability may be lost due to a missing or incorrectly installed steering column pivot rivet. Loss of steering capability increases the risk of a crash.
The parking brake may not engage fully because of incorrectly sized rear wheel hub mounting bolts being in the way. As a result, the vehicle may not be secure when parked.