More Than 254,000 Jeep Compass and Patriot Vehicles Recalled

More Than 254,000 Jeep Compass and Patriot Vehicles Recalled
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June 6, 2013

Chrysler is recalling approximately 254,400 model year 2010-2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles.

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.

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.

The Jeep Compass and Patriot vehicles affected by this recall were all manufactured from May 6, 2008 through July 20, 2012.

Chrysler will notify the owners of all affected vehicles, and dealers will correct the software free of charge.

For additional information, contact Chrysler toll-free at 800-247-9753. Chrysler's campaign ID number for this recall is N01.