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Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   05-10-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,126
Posted By i2canoe
You have to be careful and just get used to it ....

You have to be careful and just get used to it . . .
Even with the much greater greenhouse on the new JEEP i still manage to back into things . . . just have to be careful. . . back up sensors...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   12-25-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,161
Posted By i2canoe
One would of thought the maker would have come up...

One would of thought the maker would have come up with something better once it became some apparent that the front end components were not standing up much more than 30,000k.
Amazing that it is...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   11-24-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,870
Posted By i2canoe
My '07 has been a wonderful ride and I am...

My '07 has been a wonderful ride and I am seriously going to miss it. I love the styling of the original model and feel sure down the road this will be the model sought after (like the original...
Forum: Jeep Compass New Member Introductions   11-15-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,633
Posted By i2canoe
Here we go again

Seems like yesterday but after a great ride, my Compass days are numbered.
Wrote an order for a 2012 Wrangler Oct 3rd, my VON came Oct 23 and I finally got a VIN Nov 7th. Yesterday (Nov 14) was...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   11-08-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,345
Posted By i2canoe
At 57,000km.

Just reached 57k Km - over all average 12.5liters/100km.
Bittersweet as '07 Compass is now waiting the arrival of it's successor, yesterday I got the VIN for the 2012 Wrangler I ordered last month,...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-15-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
Interesting enough, my son bought a 2011 Wrangler...

Interesting enough, my son bought a 2011 Wrangler in September (big push on the 2011's once the 2012's were arriving, and after the fact, like when he was taking delivery the sales man told that they...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-14-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
Nice thought, my salesman said the tyres the...

Nice thought, my salesman said the tyres the Sahara comes with are legal for winter until 2014. Thanks for the thought.
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-14-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By i2canoe
Check it out - Jeep J8

Go to Wikipedia and check it out . . . Jeep J8 is a military quality Wrangler Unlimited, built in the middle east since 2008. Also available in the US for so inclined.
And wait - the 2012 Wrangler...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-13-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
the waiting game

My salesman let me know it will take more than 4 or 6 weeks to see the Wrangler I ordered. Looks like I will have to use the Compass with winter tyres again . . . maybe no Wrangler even before Xmas....
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,874
Posted By i2canoe
One Compass per Km.

Yesterday I gave a count on the way to work.
7 Compasses spotted in the 6km journey.
All first generation design, which i do find more eye-catching.
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   10-05-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
Enjoying the ride

I must say . . . I am enjoying my ride today every bit as much as when I first got my Compass in '07.
That said, I put down my deposit and wrote up an order for the 2012 Wrangler.
I seem to...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   09-28-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
Enjoy your compass

Enjoy your Compass my friend, mine is a fine vehicle, I was sitting in a 2011 today while shopping the Wrangler and the upgrades to the interior are really sweat (although I will always be be more...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   09-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
  Tempted
Views: 1,404
Posted By i2canoe
Tempted

:wjeep:

Well my son got a 2011 Wrangler this month . . . and well . . . as much as i love my Compass, I love the drive of the Wrangler sooo much that I am going today to see about buying the...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   08-23-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,041
Posted By i2canoe
Sunroof leak

So - have you removed that stupid deflector?
Thats what did it to my car.
It allowed leaves and shmutz to collect and fall into the channels, ultimately blocking the drains.
Water from he dome...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   07-07-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,859
Posted By i2canoe
Blocked sunroof drain

I think they use compressed air to force any debris down the tube. The weed-eater line is a good idea - albeit to flimsy, maybe a wire would do, like electrician fish wire.
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   06-28-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,358
Posted By i2canoe
Your Gold plan should work. I had a NO-Start...

Your Gold plan should work.
I had a NO-Start issue past winter.
The alarm module had failed and although the alarm worked, the car was not startable.
I was under 50k-km then but since, I had a...
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   06-21-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,916
Posted By i2canoe
Leaky sunroof Conclusion

Picked up the Compass Friday morning, all back together, nice and dry.
The plastic sunroof air deflector (visor) thing I installed this spring was not re-installed.
Service manager recommended not...
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   06-16-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,916
Posted By i2canoe
Leaky sunroof UPDATE

Well I spoke with the service manager this afternoon, sunroof drains were blocked with those dam maple seeds. I guess four years worth. He told me I have to keep the channels clean.
Anyway, the...
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   06-14-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,916
Posted By i2canoe
Nope the heater vents are fine, the water is for...

Nope the heater vents are fine, the water is for sure coming in via the dome light.
I was bringing the car into my dealer today to care for a small fender scrape so once there I hope they can look...
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   06-13-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,916
Posted By i2canoe
Here we go yet another leaky sunroof!

Yikes . . . it happened to me!
Thursday we had torrential rains and the next morning I found inches of water on the drivers side floor . . .
I had recently installed a wind deflector and thought...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   05-29-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,345
Posted By i2canoe
I think it is mostly downhill from Portland .. ....

I think it is mostly downhill from Portland .. . . . :spinning:
Forum: Powertrain Discussions   05-18-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,613
Posted By i2canoe
If you buy another one so equipped. There is no...

If you buy another one so equipped.
There is no cost effective way to make such a modification.
BTW . . .welcome to the forum.
Forum: Jeep Compass New Member Introductions   05-12-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By i2canoe
Ya think? Somebody in product development is...

Ya think?
Somebody in product development is sure missing the boat . . . we wondered the same thing when the Compass first arrived.
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   05-12-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 28,174
Posted By i2canoe
The power steering pump should be switched back...

The power steering pump should be switched back to the original (non defective one) no charge. It is up to you to continue with this hit or miss mechanic or go to the stealership who really have...
Forum: Jeep Compass New Member Introductions   05-07-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By i2canoe
You are no Jerk-McJeep

Welcome to the forum and thank you for your contribution.
You really HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD in your analysis.
The COMPASS really meets so many needs and is a great ride.
Looking forward to...
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