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Crash Test Data for 2018 Jeep

Jeep Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2018 Compass SUV AWD
2018 Compass SUV FWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Jeep

2018 JEEP CHEROKEE
Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc
2018 JEEP COMPASS
Bulletin Number: 08-091-17
Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) Replacement This bulletin involves replacing the IPC. The customer may experience a high line instrument cluster resetting during certain high BUS load scenarios while driving, with normal cluster operation
Bulletin Number: 08-093-17
Radio Enhancements This bulletin involves inspecting and if required, updating the radio software. Customers may experience one or more of the following:Radio may reset or go blank. Can?t enter non-alphanumeric (Emoji) characters into th
Bulletin Number: 08-096-17
Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) Re-configure This bulletin involves re-configuring the IPC with the latest available software to correct an issue with the service intervals. The service interval for India is 15,000 km or 365 days, currentl
Bulletin Number: 18-082-17
Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic and System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Vehicle was built with incorrect Powertrain Control Module Calibration.
Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc
2018 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

 

Recalls for 2018 Jeep

2018 JEEP CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:02/27/2017 - 08/10/2017
Potential Units Affected:22242

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The tire and rim size information required to be on the Certification label was omitted during manufacturing, which may result in an incorrect tire and rim combination being installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The missing tire and rim designation information may lead to an incorrect combination being installed on the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and will provide a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall began October 13, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T53.
2018 JEEP CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/09/2017 - 09/28/2017
Potential Units Affected:357

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee and Compass vehicles equipped with 2.4L engines. The engines may have a cracked oil pump housing that can result in oil pump failure.

Consequence:

If the oil pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the oil pump, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 5, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T65.
2018 JEEP CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:02/27/2017 - 08/10/2017
Potential Units Affected:22242

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The tire and rim size information required to be on the Certification label was omitted during manufacturing, which may result in an incorrect tire and rim combination being installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The missing tire and rim designation information may lead to an incorrect combination being installed on the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and will provide a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall began October 13, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T53.
2018 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/04/2017 - 11/13/2017
Potential Units Affected:27210

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The passenger side air bag assembly may have inflator mounting nuts loose within the module assembly.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, unsecured inflator mounting nuts outside of the cushion assembly are potential projectiles that may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began December 28, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T73.
2018 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:07/29/2017 - 09/11/2017
Potential Units Affected:25823

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2017-2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The brightness of the backlighting for the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) cannot be adjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Controls and Displays."

Consequence:

An instrument cluster that is too bright, and cannot be dimmed, can reduce the driver's ability to see at night, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update IPC software, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 8, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T70.
2018 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/11/2017 - 09/11/2017
Potential Units Affected:357

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee and Compass vehicles equipped with 2.4L engines. The engines may have a cracked oil pump housing that can result in oil pump failure.

Consequence:

If the oil pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the oil pump, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 5, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T65.
2018 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:10/11/2017 - 12/11/2017
Potential Units Affected:1242

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vehicles equipped with a 6.2L Supercharged Engine. The fuel line may separate.

Consequence:

If the fuel line separates, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, a fuel line separation increases the risk of an engine compartment fire and injury.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U02.