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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,365 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Jeep Compass brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Jeep Compass Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 012013

Compass

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Compass. The contact stated that there was liquid on both front floorboards of the vehicle. In addition, while driving at 30 mph, another vehicle attempted to merge into the lane and crashed into the driver's side of the contact's vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained minor neck inquiries that required medical attention. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed, but was taken to a collision center for repairs. The vehicle was repaired for body damages. In addition, while approaching a stop, the brake pedal was depressed but there was an abnormal noise coming from the brake pedal. As the contact attempted to move forward, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle. The air bag warning light illuminated. The failure with the brakes recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 02/12/16

- Compton, CA, USA

problem #3

Jun 122013

Compass

  • 146,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Compass. While driving at approximately 50 mph, the vehicle experienced acceleration failure. The vehicle accelerated when the brake pedal was depressed. It was also difficult to view the odometer. The contact stated that this was a recurring failure. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The technician was unable to find a failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 146,000. In addition, on September 15, 2013, the power steering failed and the check engine warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle stalled, but was able to restart. The contact stated that this was a recurring failure. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that the control arm and bushing failed. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 153,000.

- Mansfield, OH, USA

problem #2

May 212015

Compass

  • 81,000 miles
Brake lite came on, went out. Comes on and off every so often.

- Elizabeth, PA, USA

problem #1

Jun 022014

Compass

  • 82,460 miles
My vehicle, has a rough ride, traction light flashes often. I had several repairs done on my front in June 2014, (upper, lower control arms, left and right sides, rotors, brakes and tires are always needed). On February 2,2015 my left front ball joints and control arms broke and my wheel broke off, I am currently in need of more control arm and strut repair on my right side again! my vehicle clumps and has a rough ride, I am in constant fear driving this vehicle, because of the constant issues with my front end, even after its repaired.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

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