Engine Will not Start Due to Wireless Control Module Fault on Jeep Compass

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.

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Average mileage: 72,615 (16,000–150,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, more2014
22 people reported this problem
11 people shared problem details
all dash lights come on, radio works, headlights on, but motor will not crank, tried removing IOD fuse to reset WCM (this worked once before) not this time. Tried to disconnect battery to reset and that did not work
Went to work and it was fine. Left work and would not do anything
2008 Jeep Compass34,000
Car would not start. had it towed to Jeep dealer... Fortunately, I got extended lifetime warranty... Cost $100.. now only 96 more years of warranty left
Won't start but everything else works fine
2011 Jeep Compass60,000
Engined turns over but will not start.
2014 Jeep Compass34,000
all dash lights, radio, headlights everything works except vehicle won't start. It is random. Will start sometimes and not other times. Currently working to get it resolved... but TANNER MOTORS in Brainerd is a JOKE and can't seem to figure it out. My vehicle is headed to Brandl Motors, of Little Falls.
2007 Jeep Compass138,000
Car sometimes wont start but, still has battery life
All dash lights...won't crank over .. nothing!
2007 Jeep Compass134,000
Dash lights lite up, little acceleration in the gas. I could stil drive it at idle speed. towed it to the jeep dealership they said it was the control module. It did reset itself after they looked at it, luckly cause I didn't have the 1400.00 they wanted to replace it... Pretty sure this should be a recall, but jeep is dragging there feet because the same thing is happening the Laredo series and that has a recall...
2013 Jeep Compass16,000
Just happened to me, 2014 Jeep Compass, had the keyless entry installed on Friday and Saturday my car wouldn't start.
2008 Jeep Compass50,000
Car would not turn over, all dash lights on. Replaced starter & battery. Not the problem. Took back to dealership and we were notified it was the WCM.
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