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2008 Jeep Compass Problems and Repair Histories

22 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Jeep Compass. 8 of these members (36.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 29 repairs to 2008 Jeep Compasss--an average of 1.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Jeep Compass problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Jeep Compass problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 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 2008 Jeep Compass repairs by problem area

7% of the 2008 Jeep Compass repairs were to the engine, 17% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 45% to the suspension, 10% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 10% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 29 repairs.

2008 Jeep Compass repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Jeep Compass repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 50% between $500 and $999, and 30% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 10 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 2008 Jeep Compass problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 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
Jun 2013 69440    
69440 2200 New water pump, alternator, multi-function turn signal switch 
Jeep Compass in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2013 37200    
39060 1100 Jerking in transmission and drive train  ball joint missing, new rear brakes 
39680 0 Brought the vehicule back due to jerkng in the transmission. The garage reported that the vehicule was okay. 
40300  

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 14260    
24140 0 Gearshift safety solenoid wires frayed and became disconnected, was unable to get vehicle out of Park. 
26660 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 0 TPS system would always light up and say to check the system, but the system seemed to work fine. 
35620 1200 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 720 Ball joint/lower control arm assembly. 
 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 9920    
35960 0 Leather had cracked on Drivers Seat.  
64480 600 Replaced Ball Joints with after market parts.  
69440 500 Replaced 2 front bushings with after market parts. 
73160 550 Replaced alternator. 
95480 150 Engine warning light. Needed to replace the Temperature Sensor (for outside temperature) and clear a warning related to the Key/FOB. 
95480 1000 New Rotors and Pads for both Front & Rear Brakes. Replaced Ball Joint & Alignment. 
95480  

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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 Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 34000    
62000 400 Bad trans. Line 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 0    
12400 65  
 

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