Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
GOOD
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GOOD
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GOOD
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MARGINAL

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V120000
Mfg's Report Date: APR 03, 2013
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20,532


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 may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N17.

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.

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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