Jeep Compass diesel recalled for software upgrade

Jeep Compass diesel recalled for software upgrade

25th Feb 2019 8:09 pm

Only Jeep Compass 2WD diesel variants are affected by this recall; customers will be contacted by dealers regarding the software upgrade.

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Jeep India has issued an official recall for its popular Compass SUV. The recall applies to diesel two wheel drive Compass’ manufactured between December 18, 2017, to November 18, 2018. The recall has been announced to update the vehicles' PCM (Powertrain Control Module) software.

In a release, FCA India announced, "This action is to correct product variations that may cause certain vehicles to exceed the regulatory threshold for particulate matter emissions." Jeep also clarified the recall is not a safety recall.

The recall has affected 11,002 Compass diesel 2WD models, and isn't applicable to the petrol or diesel 4WD models manufactured in the same period.

Owners of the affected vehicles will be contacted by Jeep India dealers to schedule an appointment to address the issue. Jeep says that the issue can be fixed with a software update that takes around 15 minutes.

Jeep India currently sells the Compass, Grand Cherokee and the Wrangler SUVs in India. The company will introduce the rugged Compass Trailhawk variant equipped with a diesel-automatic configuration and more off-road bits in the coming months.

Also see:

Up to Rs 1.2 lakh discount on 2018 Jeep Compass

2018 Jeep Compass Limited Plus first look video

2018 Jeep Compass long term review, third report

2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk video review

2017 Jeep Compass review, road test

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