JEEP COMPASS 2017 – EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Make : JEEP Model : COMPASS Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-10-17 – 2017-04-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V433000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2017-08-22 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-07 Date Added to Database: 2017-07-11
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: T46
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12989
Summary:
      Chrysler “FCA US LLC” is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles. The affected vehicles have User’s Guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic.
Consequence:
      If a customer follows the User’s Guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the User’s Guides with a corrected version, free of charge. The recall began August 22, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T46.
Report Initiator: MFR 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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