2017 Jeep Compass NHTSA investigation AQ17004

Jeep Defect Investigation AQ17004: Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Sale Issue

2017 Jeep Compass

Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Sale Issue

Power Train:Axle Assembly:Axle Shaft

Summary
NHTSA is opening this audit query in order to determine whether Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge, of Houston, Texas, has complied with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.The Safety Act requires, among other things, that a manufacturer notify its dealers of defects related to motor vehicle safety and noncompliances with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and, in turn, that a dealer not sell a new vehicle subject to a recall unless the recall remedy has been performed. 49 U.S.C. 30120(i).NHTSA is in receipt of information that alleges this dealer sold and delivered at least one new vehicle to a first purchaser without having remedied safety defects.Accordingly, we are opening this audit query to seek information concerning these allegations and to verify whether improper sales were made.The recall included in this audit is NHTSA recall No. 17V-301.
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Date Opened
AUG 18, 2017
Date Closed
NHTSA Recall #
No recall yet
  • Status:
    PENDING
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