JEEP COMPASS 2012 – FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Make : JEEP Model : COMPASS Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-10-18 – 2012-05-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V120000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2013-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2013-04-03 Date Added to Database: 2013-04-03
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N17
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20799
Summary:
      Chrysler Group LLC “Chrysler” is recalling certain model year 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass vehicles manufactured October 18, 2011, through May 7, 2012. Due to an incorrectly manufactured transfer tube, the transfer of fuel from the secondary side to the primary side of the fuel tank may be interrupted, causing the engine to stall.
Consequence:
      If the engine stalls while driving it may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank transfer tube free of charge. An interim letter was mailed to owners on May 30, 2013. Owners were notified by Chrysler on July 19, 2013, that parts are now available. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is N17.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, or go to www.safercar.gov.
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