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7.1

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,064 miles

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2012 Jeep Compass fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2012 Jeep Compass Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 292013

Compass 4-cyl

  • 32,258 miles

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

I purchased the Jeep febuary 28th 2013, from orr Honda texarkana tx. I was not informed the vehicle had any problems or recalls at that time. Within a couple days of having the vehicle I noticed the seat belts would spontaneously unlock and open. I also noticed that the vehicle seemed to have an acceleration problem it was sluggish and sounded like it was not changing gears. When I was stopped to make a turn and began to turn the car stalled on me in the middle of the intersection and quit, it started back and I was able to get out of harms way. Although I have had it at the dealership for the recalls and the problems I described over five times a total of 2 full months combined and was told the recall issues were resolved I picked it up on 3/15/14 from the dealership and drove it home, it died on me while driving, I was able to get it to the side of the street and sat there until it started again, I got it home got up to go to work the next morning and although all lights and alarms are working it only clicks when U try to start it. It will start up immediately with a boost. I have not and will not drive it due to the stalling and dying while driving. I am a pediatric home nurse and I Transport disabled children so not only is my life in danger with this vehicle so are the lives of the disabled children I care for during my job. During the months it was in and out of the shop I missed so many work days I had to give up my position and start a different position due to the lack of reliability of this vehicle. I do not want the vehicle anymore nor will I ever trust it again! at this point I am paying over $600 a month for payment and insurance on a vehicle that is not safe to drive. I have nearly a 19,000 debt on this vehicle and it has been nothing but a nightmare.

- Dekalb , TX, USA

problem #3

Nov 012013

Compass 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Compass. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign id number:13V120000 (fuel system, gasoline) and campaign id number: 12V142000 (fuel system, gasoline) and stated that the parts were not available. The dealer confirmed that the parts were not available to complete the required repairs. The manufacturer was contacted and provided an unreasonable estimated date for when the recall would be repaired. There are no failures at this time.

- North Caldwell, NJ, USA

problem #2

Apr 152013

Compass 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Compass. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 13V120000 (fuel system, gasoline). The dealer was contacted and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available because the manufacturer was only providing one part per week to the dealer. The manufacturer was contacted. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Fairmont, WV, USA

problem #1

May 232013

Compass

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Compass. The contact stated she received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 13V120000 (fuel system, gasoline). The dealer was made aware of the notice and stated that the part needed for the recall repair was not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and could not provide a date of availability for the part. The contact had not experienced a failure. The current mileage was approximately 12,000.

- Winchester, KY, USA

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