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2008 Jeep Compass Repair Histories

24 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Jeep Compass. 9 of these members (37.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 33 repairs to 2008 Jeep Compasss--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 33 repairs.

2008 Jeep Compass repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
69440 mi C $2200 New water pump, alternator, multi-function turn signal switch 
Jeep Compass in Quebec, Canada
May 2013 - Oct 2013
39060 mi C $1100 Jerking in transmission and drive train  ball joint missing, new rear brakes 
39680   Brought the vehicule back due to jerkng in the transmission. The garage reported that the vehicule was okay. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in Texas, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
81000 mi US $90 Clunking noise from front suspension, diagnosed as bad stabilizer link. Replaced both stabilizer links. 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2009 - Jul 2013
24140 mi   Gearshift safety solenoid wires frayed and became disconnected, was unable to get vehicle out of Park. 
26660 C $170 Slight intermittent clunk from the front end while driving. Dealer checked it out to find play in R/ F tie rod slightly out of tolerance. Replaced part under warranty. All good, great job by dealer. 
29320   TPS system would always light up and say to check the system, but the system seemed to work fine. 
35620   Right front ball joint was worn. Needed to replace the entire lower control arm (part from Chrysler) and do a wheel alignment. Also had new front brakes, rears serviced and oil change done on the same repair order. 
41740   Ball joint/lower control arm assembly. 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2008 - Sep 2014
35960 mi   Leather had cracked on Drivers Seat.  
64480 C $600 Replaced Ball Joints with after market parts.  
69440   Replaced 2 front bushings with after market parts. 
73160   Replaced alternator. 
95480   Engine warning light. Needed to replace the Temperature Sensor (for outside temperature) and clear a warning related to the Key/FOB. 
95480   New Rotors and Pads for both Front & Rear Brakes. Replaced Ball Joint & Alignment. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Compass in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2008 - Sep 2014
8060 mi   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   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   Dealer replaced both front struts as one was in very poor condition. 
32240   needed both control arms replaced. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Aug 2014
310 mi   Squeak in clutch was repaired under warranty. There was a tbs out about it. They just lubed the clutch return spring. 
18600   Black rubber trim on back bumper was lifting off. 
29760   Tie rod ends worn out. both sides. 
46500 C $1200 lower control arms where replaced and front end alignment done 
85560   left front ball joint and both lower control arms in front end 
105400   right outer tie rod end replaced 
108500   left front wheel bearing was replaced 
112800   Switch for power windows was replaced 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in Kansas, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2014
62700 mi US $400 Bad trans. Line 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
12400 mi C $65  

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