If a customer follows the User's Guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles. The affected vehicles have User's Guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic.
Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the User's Guides with a corrected version, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.
Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.
Chrysler's number for this recall is T46.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.