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2007 Jeep Compass repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (39%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 70 repairs.
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2007 Jeep Compass repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (40%)

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Chart based on 60 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Jeep Compass

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Ireland
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

13640 mi
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

Engine not specified

Jeep Compass in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2013
Jul 2010

47000 mi

US $460
leaks under passenger and driver dask ..pink fluid taken to delaer 3 times then air conditing stopped working..now 463 for new blower 
Jeep Compass in Rhode Island, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

52000 mi

US $670
Noticed car was pulling and steering wheel was shaking when driving at times. Took it to a mechanic and was told I needed new tie rods, ball joints and new tires. 
Jeep Compass in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2011
Jul 2011

98000 mi
Bushings....I may trade in my car. Would not buy another compass... 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT FWD

Jeep Compass in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

100000 mi

US $725
Failed camshaft position sensor. Caused stalling, car to lose power, DTC codes. Alternator failure. Caused problems with hard starting, failure of battery to fully charge, warning lights. 
Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
Aug 2013

151280 mi

C $453
The front right control arm and ball joint were worn out and needed replacement. Seized front left caliper 
Oct 2013

152820 mi
Kept getting engine code B0001 Camshaft Lubrication too low. The cam shaft sensors were replaced, oil supply valves for cam shaft lubrication were replaced under TSB from Daimler-Chrysler, PCM reprogrammed, Code was corrected. 
Nov 2013

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. 
Mar 2014

156860 mi
Right Front lower control arm replaced again 
Jun 2014

161200 mi

C $964
Replaced front struts, strut mounts, right lower control arm (ball joint worn out), and alignment 
Aug 2014

163060 mi

C $896
The throttle position sensor was giving improper reading, which caused rough engine and power loss, but since sensor is embedded in the entire throttle casting they had to put a new one on instead of just a sensor. 
Jeep Compass in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2017
Jan 2017

91000 mi

US $870
Rear brake calipers replaced. Calipers had completely rusted out and frozen. Ball joints. Left one fell out onto floor as they started to take that side apart. PA roads are harsh and I drive fairly conservatively as this car has had a consistent flow of suspension repairs. Right front strut. Complete assembly. Spring was broken, strut worn out. Back to the comment on PA roads. Third strut replaced on this car: one left, one right previously. 
Jeep Compass in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

55000 mi

US $90
Tie Rods ends replaced . They were slightly loose and noisy. 
Jeep Compass in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2018
Jun 2011

37000 mi
In-tank fuel pump failed outright. Chrysler replaced the pump for only a co-pay of $100. The repair was quoted by a dealer at $678! They made the decision based on the fact that the mileage was almost within the original 36,000 mile warnty. 
Nov 2013

58100 mi

US $80
Dealer diagnosed the MIL as being the short-runner actuator problem. Ordered part myself, installed, but no effect. Determined that air control valves were sticking. Used 5 containers of Chevron Techron in gas. Now all ok. Saved $$. 
Oct 2014

66300 mi

US $411
Short runner actuator failed and was showing MIL for some time. Self fix not working. Actuator has open coil. Car now accelerates more rapidly and smoothly. 
Jul 2015

73000 mi

US $400
Engine was sluggish. Gas mileage was poor. Could not self repair. Took to dealer for diagnose and repair. Dealer determined (code P0171/P0131) that the Upstream O2 sensor was bad. Replaced sensor and now vehicle runs normal. 
Oct 2015

75000 mi
Engine was sluggish. Gas mileage was poor. Could not self repair. Poor gas mileage. OBDII reports 0171 and 0172. 0172 is engine running rich. Researched sensors and attempted to test some. No results. Problem seems to be intermittent.No fix. 
Nov 2015

75700 mi

US $158
OBD171/172, Rich/Lean condition as observed in October. Dealer replaced MAP sensor (out of spec). Now Compass is running well, 25mpg as opposed to 22mpg. I had also previously replaced sparkplugs (fouled). 
Apr 2017

91000 mi

US $2200
Alternator whine, de-coupler failure. Replaced front left wheel bearing. Replaced steering rack. Aligned front end after replacement of steering rack 
Jun 2017

92000 mi

US $198
Had broken windshield replaced. Chiped glass developed into a larger break due to hot weather. 
Feb 2018

99000 mi

US $50
MIL on and OBDE showed 0171, 0172, 0173. Exhaust was smelly. Accellerater was sluggish. Some lugging when engine cold. First replaced the MAP with no ready result. Next replaced the O2 sensor. Immediately the exhaust was normal (hot and wet with no or little odor). Could not clear codes so drove for a day after which the OBDE codes self-cleared. Repair was successful! Back to normal now. 
Jeep Compass in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2010 - Oct 2012
Jul 2010

41000 mi

C $488
After March repair, needed a wheel alignment. When Jeep taken to a tire garage; the inside tie rods needed to be replaced. Extended warranty covered the replacements, and had a wheel alignment $100.00. Air, plugs, fuel injection done too. A/C wasn't very cool. Dealership checked and replaced the seals. New plugs, injectors and clean intake valves and oil change. 
Nov 2011

58960 mi

C $525
Ball joints, and tie rod problems was found while installation of winter tires and wheel alignment. Jeep dealers were closed on Friday afternoon, therefore, unable to contact for warranty. 
May 2012

67860 mi

C $400
Initially it sounded like the flywheel an starter. Wouldn't engage, clattering noise when turn key. Towing, parts and labor included. To replace starter as casing was cracked and prevented the Benix to engage and damaged 2 flywheel teeth. 
Jul 2012

69420 mi

C $428
After the starter and flywheel repaired, a noise fr the engine got louder, thinking it was the "whirring" noise that is from the flywheel. Had dealer investigate; alternator bearing; estimate $ 800! CAA garage estmate: $430! Now: keep/sell? 
Oct 2012

72540 mi
Had jeep inspected with oil change. Report for brake repairs, bushings, maybe calipers. Job to be completed. 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 CVT AWD

Jeep Compass in Michigan, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2013
Dec 2010

51000 mi

US $100
When I took the car in for an oil change, just out of warranty, the tech told me I needed both outer tie rod ends. Nothing was ever mentioned prior to this. At 50K I decided to replace them myself, but never could feel any steering problem. 
Mar 2011

53000 mi

US $100
Engine light and tramsmission temperaure light came on, lost power, engine loss power, had to tow. Originally thought TCM, but turned out wire harness to TCM was broken due to corrosion. Billed $511.00. Engine light came on, just after first repair. Problem with intake manifold, replaced by Dealer. Charge $100, rest charge to good will. PCM replaced, no charge. Dealer noticed shoulder holster during write-up. After compliant, Chrysler returned $411 from first trip. Still cost $200 for Emission related repair, should have been covered by 8 year/80K miles Fed warrenty.  
Dec 2012

77000 mi

US $40
Engine light came on, Check w/OBD, one of two thermostats failed. Finding second thermostat bigest issue. Replaced, light off, gas milage dropped by five miles per gallon. Should have left light on, for the milage. 
Jeep Compass in Greece
Aug 2009 - Mar 2014
Mar 2011

29760 mi

Control Arm replaced 
May 2012

41120 mi

Alternator noise 
Feb 2014

58980 mi

tie rod replacement 
Jeep Compass in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

35000 mi
Rear passenger side door would not open from inside or outside. Lock/handle mechanism needed replacing 
Jeep Compass in Illinois, United States
May 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

51000 mi

US $75
outer tie rod ends needed replaced on both sides 
Jeep Compass in Virginia, United States
Jan 2010 - Apr 2014
Oct 2010

57000 mi

US $100
Water Pump noise, replaced. 
Nov 2010

59000 mi

US $15
Brake pedal safety interlock switch failed, replaced. 
Dec 2011

88000 mi

US $80
CEL light illuninated w/code 0420 Cat Efficiency Bank 1. Cleaned throttle body & replaced spark plugs, air filter, & upstream o2 sensor. 
Jul 2012

99000 mi

US $160
Lower ball joints left & right worn. 
May 2013

121700 mi

US $401
Left Front Wheel Bearing noise, shop replaced. 
Feb 2014

139300 mi

US $70
Right Front Wheel Bearing noise, shop replaced. Driver side window regulator inop, replaced regulator assy. 
Apr 2014

145000 mi

US $847
Cat converter code p0420 cat efficiency at 14250 miles, cat assy replaced. 
Jeep Compass in Michigan, United States
Aug 2010 - Nov 2010
Sep 2010

54000 mi

US $120
Ball joint on passengers side, and bushing on drivers. Replaced lower control arms. 
Nov 2010

54000 mi
sway bar was link was loose. Put the car in drive, and tried to pull away from curb. The RPM's went up, the car hardly moved. I drove car for another block, and problem cleared up. 2nd time to happen in Nov.. 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jul 2016
Mar 2016

101680 mi

C $864
Lower control arm broke, took out the axle and tie rod 
Jun 2016

112220 mi

C $1400
Replaced front struts 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Compass in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Aug 2013
Feb 2013

72700 mi

US $800
Short or other problem in wiring. 
Aug 2013

82000 mi
couldn't fix short 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Jeep Compass in Colorado, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010

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2007 Jeep Compass 4dr SUV

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

Jeep Compass in Ohio, United States
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

395 mi
Instrument Cluster; partial failure. Covered under warrenty (no cost) 
Jeep Compass in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

124000 mi

US $300
Catalytic converter 
Mar 2016

145000 mi
complete fail. transmission case cracked lost all fluid and destroyed itself clutch fail due to transmission fail 
Oct 2016

147000 mi

US $250
Alternator Bearing and idler pulley failing 
Dec 2017

172000 mi

US $350
Worn out shocks, struts, control arms, alignment screws rusted. 
Jeep Compass in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
Feb 2010

21080 mi

C $250
Sep 2010

24800 mi
Front struts . . . seems these cars have week front ends. Tie rod ends changed at 30,000km  
Jun 2011

31000 mi
Sunroof drain blocked by maple tree seeds, probably cased by sunroof air deflector trapping the seeds and allowing them to fall into the sunroof channels. Very good dealer body shop to see that it be covered under my Gold Plan. 

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2007 Jeep Compass 4-door

4-cylinder CVT AWD

Jeep Compass in Missouri, United States
May 2007 - Aug 2007

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