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Most Common 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 sun...
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 t...
Our technicians tell us that various dirveability and Check Engine Light issues can be corrected by updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software.
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2 Known Jeep Compass Brakes Problems

On 4x4 vehicles, the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) may not turn off when the "ESP off" button is pressed. Our technicians tell us a software update for the anti-lock brake system (ABS) control...
An abnormal noise and/or vibration may be noted from the front brakes during light braking. Our technicians tell us it may be necessary to replace the steering knuckle and hub assembly, along with ...

4 Known Jeep Compass Drive Train Problems

Incorrect fault codes may set in the transmission control module (TCM) resulting is misdiagnoses. The TCM software should be checked for the latest updates before diagnosing stored fault codes.
A squeak noise may be noted when applying or releasing the clutch pedal. Our technicians tell us that lubricating the clutch master cylinder push-rod ball socket should correct the concern.
Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions may become difficult to shift. The repair may involve replacing the 3rd/4th/5ht & reverse gear synchronizer rings as a set.

4 Known Jeep Compass Electrical & Lights Problems

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 t...
Front wheel drive vehicles may develop a fuel gauge fluctuation issue. Our technicians tell us that replacing the fuel sending unit, clocking the fuel module, and installing a fuel jumper hose may ...
An abnormal noise may be noted from the HVAC blower motor. This can be caused by debris from the glove box entering the blower motor via the recirculation door. A screen is now available which can ...

1 Known Jeep Compass Engine Problem

An engine overheating condition may develop due to a coolant flow issue. Our technicians tell us that debris may block the cylinder head coolant port at the primary thermostat housing. Removing t...

2 Known Jeep Compass Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Our technicians tell us that various dirveability and Check Engine Light issues can be corrected by updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0139 and/or P0571. Our technicians tell us the revised powertrain control module (PCM) is available to correct this concern.

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2 Known Jeep Compass Miscellaneous 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 sun...
On vehicles with a Boston Acoustics Audio System, the display may not return to the equalizer settings after using the hands free/voice recognition mode. Our technicians tell us an amplifier softwa...

3 Known Jeep Compass Suspension & Steering Problems

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 shiel...
A swish sound may be heard from the rear over bumps. The repair may involve installing a shock cap on both rear shocks.
A clicking or scraping sound may be noted from the clutch pedal area when turning the steering wheel in the full down tilt position. Our technicians tell us the clutch switch stop flag may requir...

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Known Jeep Compass Problems & Complaints

Front wheel drive vehicles may develop a fuel gauge fluctuation issue. Our technicians tell us that replacing the fuel sending unit, clocking the fuel module, and installing a fuel jumper hose may ...
A clicking or scraping sound may be noted from the clutch pedal area when turning the steering wheel in the full down tilt position. Our technicians tell us the clutch switch stop flag may requir...
A squeak noise may be noted when applying or releasing the clutch pedal. Our technicians tell us that lubricating the clutch master cylinder push-rod ball socket should correct the concern.
Clutch pedal "push back" may be felt towards the end of the pedal travel. The repair may involve removing the pedal arm "over-center" spring.
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