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Jeep Compass Transmission Problems

134 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Jeep Compass. 9 of these members (6.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 10 transmission repairs to Jeep Compasss--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Jeep Compass transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 7 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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2014 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

22000 mi   bad bearing 

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2011 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT AWD w/low range

48000 mi   this unconventional transmission is supposed to tow 2,000 lbs. Upon pulling 1,000 lbs up an approx 10 mile incline on I-15, it overheated. After stopping and letting it cool down we were able to continue with no other problems. 

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2009 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

1000 mi   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. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

39060 mi C $1100 Jerking in transmission and drive train  
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

24140 mi   Gearshift safety solenoid wires frayed and became disconnected, was unable to get vehicle out of Park. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

310 mi   Squeak in clutch was repaired under warranty. There was a tbs out about it. They just lubed the clutch return spring. 

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2008 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

62700 mi US $400 Bad trans. Line 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT FWD

153720 mi C $900 Front right drive shaft complete replaced with new design by Chrysler, not covered under warranty. Shaft had striped at transmission drive box, and CV joint damaged. New design is straight shaft without intermediate CV Joint. 

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