|Make : JEEP||Model : COMPASS||Year : 2012|
|Build Dates : 2008-05-06 – 2012-07-20|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V233000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2013-06-21||Date Received by ODI: 2013-06-04||Date Added to Database: 2013-06-04|
|Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)|
|Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: N01|
|Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 254396|
Chrysler Group LLC “Chrysler” is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles manufactured May 6, 2008, through July 20, 2012. The affected vehicles have a software error which may result in a delayed deployment or non-deployment of the seatbelt pre-tensioners and/or side airbags.
In the event of a rollover necessitating airbag deployment, the software error can lead to a delayed deployment or non-deployment of the side curtain airbag and/or seatbelt pre-tensioners. As a result, vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury in a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will correct the software free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall number is N01.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.