Dealerships in South Florida contacted: Joey accardi, arrigo, and, worst of them all, schumacher. I am sure the engine cradle part was manufactured in 2007 and placed into the 2008 because no replacement or update was made to the part between 2007 and 2008. This part if not repaired and during an accident will cause serious structural damage to the vehicle which could cause serious injury or death to the occupants in the vehicle. Also noted was play in the right outer tie rod and right lower ball joint. Our Take on the 2008 Jeep Compass Editor's note: This review was written in August 2006 about the 4x4 version of the 2007 Jeep Compass. Said that the 2007 models were being fixed by Chrysler under the warranty. I need new fluid, transmission cooler, adjustment but I opted to just get the a new transmission since that is a bad design for that particular model.
I have then contact several Jeep dealerships about this recall, have continued to tell me that this recall has expired and that I will not be able to get my Jeep fixed. While in motion, a clunking noise was heard in rear end. June 18,2014 driving and engine just shut off. He cautioned me to not drive it until it was replaced, saying that the engine and transmission could fall out at any time and could lead to a very serious if not fatal accident. My Jeep has no visual rust it looks brand new. The failure occurred without warning. What Should I Do If My Car is Recalled? Sure it looks nice on the outside but apparently so did ted bundy.
While pulling out of a parking lot, the contact heard a loud noise near the front driver side of the vehicle. The failure occurred without warning. I just got gas and was about to pull into traffic when out of the blue my engine just stopped running. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. More people need to be aware of the problem. The vehicle was towed the tow to the contacts residence however prior to it being towed the tow truck technician informed the contact the frame separated from the vehicle.
The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. This is a safety issue and now the vehicle cannot be driven until the safety issue has been addressed. First off, the crossmember should not rot away after onlky 8 yrs, second since they acknowledge 2007 had a problem , my 2008 should be included. We went for inspection as required in pennsylvania where we live. Sometimes an automaker will catch a defect in its own tests. Calls to Chrysler customer service eventually resulted in a reduction in the cost of parts 2007 Compass was recalled for same issue. How many people have to complain or something bad happens before Chrysler will do something about the problem? Jun 201581000 km Throttle Body had to be replaced.
They will diagnose the problem and fix it. This is going to the dealership Monday and they will be picking it up. They drove my Jeep frequently for 2 days and still they cannot figure the problem. In fact, all research shows that there are many complaints for the 2008 Jeep Compass, however this vehicle has not been included in all lawsuits. I was told it was because salt is used on the roads. I think a recall is needed so that other owners of this vehicle can be warned of the rusting subframe problem before an accident and injuries occur. I was never informed by phone call email or anything by mail about this recall or I would have taken the opportunity to get this problem solved.
The vehicle was inspected by an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the brake assembly, four wheel drive, and bearing seized. Once again with only a year of having this car barely a year it costs me now about 5k. The Jeep failed because the cross member frame was almost completely rusted out. Just call Jeep about my 2008 Compass and they told me since original factory warranty has experied I would be 100% responsible for repair cost. Jeep refused to cover the 2008 which I had to pay for repair. All in all I have the base with 25E package.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer where they diagnosed that the engine cradle would need to be replaced. I need new fluid, transmission cooler, adjustment but I opted to just get the a new transmission since that is a bad design for that particular model. Clearly this is an issue as there are a lot of the same complaints. Chrysler is aware of the problem and has recalled 2007 and older Jeeps but is not honoring the extended warranty on the 2008 and newer models even though they know there is a huge problem in the design. Sep 200948000 km Tie rod ends worn out. Can actually push my fingers through it. We ended up having to stop.
There was not even any warning lights on the dashboard and still aren't. The approximate failure mileage was 66,000. Riding over bumps on one side is minimially felt on the other. Vehicle was purchased new in 2008 by one adult driver age 50 my wife. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.
I think a recall is needed so that other owners of this vehicle can be warned of the rusting subframe problem before an accident and injuries occur. Jeep refused to cover the 2008 which I had to pay for repair. Vehicle was purchased new in 2008 by one adult driver age 50 my wife. Word of advice, believe the ratings for Jeep Compass and stay clear of purchasing them. Seats fold flat including the passenger front.
The vehicle was not repaired and remained inoperable. There was noise and some looseness when going over slight bumps such as manhole covers. While driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle jerked to the right. Most recently, it stalled out dropping the kids off in the drop off line. There was not even any warning lights on the dashboard and still aren't. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.