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2011 Compass Sport Sport Utility ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE Recall

On June 04, 2013, the NHTSA and Jeep announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Compass Sport Sport Utility ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE Recall

Recall ID # 13V233000 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Recall Date
JUN 04, 2013

Model Affected
2011 JEEP COMPASS

Recall Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles manufactured May 6, 2008, through July 20, 2012. The affected vehicles have a software error which may result in a delayed deployment or non-deployment of the seatbelt pre-tensioners and/or side airbags.

Defect Consenquence
In the event of a rollover necessitating airbag deployment, the software error can lead to a delayed deployment or non-deployment of the side curtain airbag and/or seatbelt pre-tensioners. As a result, vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury in a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will correct the software free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall number is N01.

Units Affected
254396

Notes
Chrysler Group LLC N01
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