T46 – User Guide has Incorrect Jumpstarting Information – 2017 Jeep Compass

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V433
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,989

 

User Guide has Incorrect Jumpstarting Information

If a customer follows the User’s Guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.

 

Summary

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.

 

Remedy

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.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall

 

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCMN-17V433-4688.pdf

RCMN-17V433-4688

 

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V433-8573.pdf

RCAK-17V433-8573

 

 

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