Approximately 13,000 model-year 2017 Jeep Compass SUVs
The Problem: The user guide may contain incorrect information regarding the jumpstart procedure — specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic. If a customer follows the user guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing the risk of an injury.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the user guide with a corrected version for free.
What Owners Should Do: Jeep manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin notifying owners on Aug. 21. Owners can call the automaker at 800-853-1403 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236, or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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