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How to Decide on the Right Compass for Your Car
Compasses are useful tools for navigating through new areas, traveling, or just making sure that you’re headed in the right direction. A directional compass in your car can be a really...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jeep Compass
The 2012 Jeep Compass has had lots of improvements in the 2011 model, which include available four-wheel drive (4WD) and front-wheel drive models (FWD). Since those upgrades, the Compass provides good connectivity to...

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Fixed wheel bearings and tie rod - still making humming sound front passenger side at 40mph. What else can this be?
Hi there. If this noise still persists, then you either have a tire issue or a differential problem. I usually check the tire tread to see if it is worn unevenly. If it is, then this noise will occur. I...
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Where is the port located to charge my AC? (low side)
Hi, thanks for writing in. All AC ports are the same size. The high side is larger than the low side. You should look on the top passenger side. More than likely it will be closer to the canister commonly...
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I have no heat in my Jeep 2014 compass. I beleive I need a new thermostat, but I am not sure. What do you think ?
Hey there. There are small vent doors within the ducting of the of the A/C and heater vents. Sometimes these doors will get stuck open or closed at times depending on how they are controlled. Your model year should have...
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When I stop at red light RPM drops and feels like it going to shut off
This may be a sign of a failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is located on or near your intake manifold that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Pretty bumpy ride - are struts and shocks the same?
Hello. A bumpy ride can be caused by a wide variety of issues. Shocks and struts are two different names for the same suspension component, the shock absorber. Shocks usually have a built in mount for coil springs, while struts...
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What do i need to do to replaceoil pan gasket on 07 jeep compass
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Jeep Compass. Check the location of the other bolts on that component to be sure they are adequately holding it in place before removing the three bolts to the pan. If there are...
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I was told it would get about 26 highway miles up to 30 I am getting 22 miles to a gallon and other lyrics 226 miles per tank of g
After a quick search, the 2016 Jeep Compass with 2 liter engine is rated at about 22 miles per gallon in the city and 26 on the highway. This number is a general calculation and really depends on how the...
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Trying to replace the alternator but we can't get the air compressor enough out of the way.... Any advice would be appreciated
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Jeep Compass. You have to lower the compressor and pull it towards the outside as far as possible. Then move A/C line to other side of the alternator battery stud. It is a...
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I have 4 lights that keep coming up on my dash. Then go away.
Your issue is very likely electrical. The quickest and easiest way to figure something like this out is so scan the comouter for troubleshooting codes. Hopefully this will lead you yo a faulty wheel speed sensor. ABS pump module can...
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Changing speed sensor in rear tires
Hello. Most wheel speed sensors are mounted to the vehicle with one bolt. This bolt is sometimes a torx or a hex head bolt. Sometimes these sensors will have an O-ring on them to prevent any fluid leaks from the...
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Recommendation of Jeep Compass
The Jeep Compass is a great vehicle when maintained properly as is the case with any vehicle. Some of the earlier year models (2007-2011) had a few more issues than the later models. One of the most notable issues was...
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There is a loud humming noise coming from from passenger side of car that starts at about 40mph.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. I would suggest checking the wheel bearings as a worn wheel bearing can create this loud hum you are describing. Wheel bearings are subjected to a lot of friction and...
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New front tires and aligned, but tires are different sizes
I would have the tire size double checked as a 60 series tire will generally be taller if the profile number does not change. The tire light is probably due to a failed tire monitoring system initialization which should have...
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Radio does not work except for satellite radio
Sounds like the radio head unit is faulty. There are no serviceable parts, so replacement is the only option. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to access the radio and pull...
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How can I remove oil filter for replacement
Most auto parts stores sell wrenches that are specifically designed to remove an oil filter. There are types that look like big sockets, types that squeeze the filter as you turn it, or several other types. Which one you need...
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Question about charging the air conditioning system
The low side service port is the one on the line near the top of the shock tower. The low side is the smaller of the two fittings. I know that the line looks like it is the small line...
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When I am braking the headlights and taillights blink.
Hi there. There could be a short in the brake light switch causing the lights to flicker. Check the circuits in the brake light circuit to find a short to ground. Look for any wires that are fused to other...
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How hard is it to fix driver side axle in the front
Hello. If the tire stops spinning then that can be a normal issue. When the vehicle is in the air and the wheels are spinning the power from the driver train is going to take the path of least resistance....
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P0420 - CATALYST B1 DETERIORATION
Hello - it is possible the 2 problems are related, but likely only over a long period of time. The P0420 code is a "low efficiency catalytic converter" for Bank2 - which include cylinder 1. And yes, that warning is...
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Cracking/popping sound in driver dashboard area - 2013 Jeep Compass
Hi there. The noise heard and the sluggish A/C may be related. It is fairly common for an air distribution actuator to fail. These actuators change positions of doors in the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) distribution housing. Typically, a...

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