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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,500 miles

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2012 Jeep Compass windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2012 Jeep Compass Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 072015


  • 20,500 miles


The side windows, front and rear, fog/frost over while the vehicle is being driven. Running the defroster on high heat at full fan results in a small peep hole to see the side mirrors. The rest of the windows remain covered and you can't see out. A safety issue when living in Michigan in the winter. Not sure if this is a design flaw or a problem that can be addressed.

- Cadillac, MI, USA

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