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Jeep Compass Problems and Repair Histories

107 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Jeep Compass. 33 of these members (30.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 88 repairs to Jeep Compasss--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Jeep Compass problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Jeep Compass problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Jeep Compass problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Jeep Compass repairs by problem area

24% of the Jeep Compass repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 38% to the suspension, 10% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 88 repairs.

Jeep Compass repair cost distribution

Of the Jeep Compass repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 21% cost less than $100, 18% between $100 and $499, 43% between $500 and $999, and 18% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 28 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Jeep Compass problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Jeep Compass in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
28 engine gas lamp does not come on with cap missing 
0 intermittent loss of accel from a stop. replaced powertrain control module 
0 back in shop for all the above.huh 
8060 0 dealer had to buy jeep back. could not fix.Big Thanks to canvap. 

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2009 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Compass in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 1000    
1000 0 improper torque - front end. apple torque to cradle bolts, and lower control arm bolts 
1000 0 Car had a clunking noise in first gear on delivery at Chrysler. I took it to the dealer under warranty. They found problems in the front end and corrected them. The clunking noise no longer occurs. 
5000 0 After oil change, the car would not reset (was not taken to a Jeep dealer for oil change. Dash kept flashing "oil change needed" even after it was reset numerous times. I personally do not like to be told when to change oil by the car. 
8000 0 Having trouble with the seat belt (driver's side) since bought the car. Doesn't hook/unhook properly at all. They agreed and are ordering a new buckle or belt. 
16000  

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2009 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 3100    
11160 0 Esp problem with traction control. 
15080 0 Dealership couldn't figure out how to repair so I showed them within 5 minutes in thier own shop without tools. 
 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Compass in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 0    
8060 0 When slowing to a stop, depressing the brake pedal, there is a squeak with each revolution of the wheel. Cannot be sure if it is coming from front or rear. Even a rear seat passenger can hear it. The shop cannot hear it they tried twice. What to do? Hmmmm 
15500 0 bumper - jounce replaced on right and left sides. Worn out or defective. There was noise and some looseness when going over slight bumps such as manhole covers. Now repaired everything is much better. 
28800 0 Dealer replaced both front struts as one was in very poor condition. 
32240 0 needed both control arms replaced. 
42780  

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008    
0 Squeak in clutch was repaired under warranty. There was a tbs out about it. They just lubed the clutch return spring. 
18600 0 Black rubber trim on back bumper was lifting off. 
29760 0 Tie rod ends worn out. both sides. 
46500 1200 lower control arms where replaced and front end alignment done 
85560 800 left front ball joint and both lower control arms in front end 
102300  

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 0    
12400 65  
 

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2007 Jeep Compass

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Ireland
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 11160    
13640 0 Leak in radiator,radiator replaced,but coolant level still drops,told may be air traped in the system...if problem persists to bring the jeep back... 
 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT FWD

Jeep Compass in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 1000    
55000 90 Tie Rods ends replaced . They were slightly loose and noisy. 
 

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