Chrysler Recall of Certain Model Year 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass Vehicles

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—April 6, 2012.

Summary:  Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass vehicles manufactured from December 17, 2011, through January 2, 2012.  Some vehicles may have been built with a fuel tank assembly containing a damaged roll-over valve.

Consequence:  In the event of an impact or roll-over, fuel leakage could occur, increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy:  Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge.  The Safety Recall is expected to begin during June 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:  Chrysler Recall Number is M11.  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov