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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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I just had a new alternator belt put in now I here a very loud rattling nose , what could it be? It gets louder when I excelerat
Hi there. If this happened right after the belt was installed then it probably has something to do with that installation. However, there is the possibility of a simple coincidence; things can happen and parts do fail. I would have...
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When I start the Jeep I hear a clicking noise once I turn the ignition , it wouldn't start til I pushed the accelerator
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery or potentially a faulty starter solenoid. Generally, pressing the accelerator makes no difference on today's modern vehicles due to the throttle by wire technology cars are equipped with. The...
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Hello, I have a 2012 jeep compass with engine noise. I inspected it, and it looks to be coming from a pulley. The Crankshaft pulle
There should be no appreciable run-out on the crank pulley and if a physical inspection of the harmonic balancer reveals damage such as a broken, cracked or separated rubber bond, the balancer should be replaced. If you do have a...
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I just changed my rear pads and rotora, now I have a grinding noise in reverse only.
You need to first remove the tires again and verify you put the pads in correct with back plate of pads facing out and make sure the thin dust shield is not rubbing the rotors. Also make sure the pad...
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Whining noise when I hit a certain RPM? Jerks while driving?
The problem sounds like the transmission is not shifting. This can be caused by several possible causes. You will need to have the computer tested for stored codes to see if it points to the transmission or other possible problems....
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Car won't start. ETC light comes on. Jeep compass 2013
ETC pertains to the electronic throttle control system. It is possible that a fault exists in the ETC system and so the first thing to do is check for stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged...
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how much would it cost to replace control arm on both driver and passenger side?
Hi there. Although our mobile mechanics can typically replace steering / suspension components, we are not able to complete suspension alignments. Since it's highly recommended to have this service completed at the same location and before driving the vehicle, I...
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ESP light stays on dash
Hi There, This is something that usually requires the steering angle sensor to be re-calibrated or replaced. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to have this done. As you may know, the steering angle...
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Jeep Compass slow turn bogging down issue, TC/ABS/ESP/4WD.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like it may be related to a faulty transmission control module or potentially a bad transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission....
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Firing order from the front of the engine.
The location of the ignition coil for the 3rd cylinder is the 3rd cylinder back from the front of the engine where the belts are. From viewing the engine from the front of the vehicle, the 3rd cylinder will be...
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Car check engine light went off while on the highway. Halfway home I got a ref light and engine just shut off. Car no longer goes
Hi there. When the check engine light comes on, it's due to a mechanical or electrical fault that is detected by a sensor and triggered by the ECU of the car. If your check engine light is on and the...
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Click noise when I try to start my jeep
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with the battery cables or the ground connection. With that being said, the battery terminals and the cables both need to be clean, dry, and tight. Double check...
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how do i adjust the compas
When the compass displays CAL is due to the system lost GPS signal. Try driving the vehicle in an open area and then in a parking lot drive in circles for about 3 times and see if the CAL changes...
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Limp Mode - SPlutting
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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Mechanics replaced water pump but did not replace the thermostat. Engine overheated and blew the head gasket? 2010 Jeep Compass
Hello - this is a judgement call. It is common practice, but not a "standard", to replace the thermostat when replacing the water pump. This is mainly due to access to both easily when replacing either one, and the relatively...
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Transmision has black oil, had Line a grinding noise and Line a whistle
If the check engine light is on, there will be stored trouble codes and those will provide clues to the mechanic as to what is going on. Transmission oil color is not always dispositive of a fault but if the...
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how to change the language in a 2016 jeep compass Uconnect Radio
Hi Darryl. You might want to watch this video to learn how the UConnect language settings can be changed. Also, refer to your owner manual for additional instructions.
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Passenger seatbelt stuck and won't unlock
Hi Alonna. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm a bit confused with the question. If the seat belt is locked inside the latching mechanism, then it might be possible to unlock the seatbelt by pressing down on the belt and...
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My 2010 jeep compass is burning alot of gas...can u tell me what it is....the engine light not on
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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2007 jeep compass esp-bas, traction control, and 4wd lights all on seems drive fine and all speed sensors were just replaced
Hi Christopher. Thanks for contacting us today. The first question I'd ask is if the stored error codes were cleared after the speed sensor was replaced. If not, it's quite possible that the reason the lights are still on is...

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