Might be the cold weather since its winter in NY as well. The steer center stiffens in the cold. I suppose you could try if after a hour or two of drive with the interior really heated well and see if that does anything.
my horn doesent work at all if i hit it before it would cut out and die now it doesent work at all!!!! also tripple what problems are you having???? POST on nhtsa i have all the paperwork to file an investigaton against tie rod issues and seatbelt issues just need to do it.... DONT BUY A COMPASS .
2007 jeep compass
190,000 km (Always in the shop)
Recently Overhauled every link/bushing in the front/rear
20% tint on windows
Lamin-X smoked tail lights
Painted all silver interior trim satin black.
I strongly Reccomend You Don't buy a Jeep Compass!!!!