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Jeep Compass repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (36%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (4%)

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Jeep Compass transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (25%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

23000 mi bad bearing 

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2014 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

26000 mi

US $1300
Had transmission input/output bearing failure around 25K miles. 
66000 mi Entire transmission assembly repaired. Transmisson is starting to make noises at low rpm before engine is properly warmed again. 

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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 mi 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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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

145000 mi complete fail. transmission case cracked lost all fluid and destroyed itself clutch fail due to transmission fail 

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