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Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   12-02-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 32,279
Posted By tripplec
Phone around and find a transmission shop who...

Phone around and find a transmission shop who works on or with CVT. Few repair them other than some external accessible parts. They are extremely expensive and friends recently buying new(newer)...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   11-23-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,723
Posted By tripplec
Excellent then, its a much better solution. I...

Excellent then, its a much better solution. I rented a Journey on holidays in Florida and it had the 2.4L and some Auto Tranny. Engine like that had no busness being a big SUV like that. But you are...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   11-23-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,723
Posted By tripplec
Good luck, I am sure they have improved a lot...

Good luck, I am sure they have improved a lot since the 09 or 10 series being 5 more years they undoubtly had changes to everything. I am not sure if that still had the CVT or its switch to a 6 speed...
Forum: Powertrain Discussions   10-26-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,075
Posted By tripplec
CVT Transmission Service 2009 build

I called around the province got rates from Jeep dealers of $400 to about $500 before taxes for the Transmission service on a CVT which is so expensive for the fluid and filter whether or not the...
Forum: Handling, Braking and Suspension Discussion   09-10-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 33,935
Posted By tripplec
There is a recall and they are not warrantied for...

There is a recall and they are not warrantied for 10 years. Dealer is clueless with changes. I got a letter early in the year. Mine is holding up, maybe because I had it Krown sprayed and last oil...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   08-27-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,040
Posted By tripplec
Exactly as ZONER99 says... The pressure is...

Exactly as ZONER99 says...

The pressure is extremely low when the light comes on. You need to be sure and only a mechanical pressure gauge checked by a mechanic can confirm what it is.
Forum: Powertrain Discussions   08-27-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By tripplec
those CVT tranny's worth far more than the...

those CVT tranny's worth far more than the Compass. They can't be repaired, once failing or failed its a replace only option which is very costly due to the labour as well.

Bottom line is there...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   03-04-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By tripplec
Well done it happens on the Compass. But it is...

Well done it happens on the Compass. But it is not that high millage . If you run low on gas and a lot the fuel pumps don't get cooking and may have contributed to its failure. Something to think...
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   02-16-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By tripplec
I got a letter today stating the Front and Rear...

I got a letter today stating the Front and Rear sub frame rust problem will be warrantied to 10 years so I guess with 2009 builds 2019 is the end and they fall apart. 2007's ending this year.

This...
Forum: Repairs - Mechanical problems and questions   02-13-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,150
Posted By tripplec
Does it do it also just sitting still? There is a...

Does it do it also just sitting still? There is a lot that can be causing noises. Being with the vehicle driving it as the dealer should be able to isolate it. Its a long short for us to guess. Sway...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
Yeah, stock bulbs are pretty much always good...

Yeah, stock bulbs are pretty much always good enough to see the road. If not then something is no right. Voltage too low or wrong bulb. Maybe Philips got it wrong in their chart for the UK I found. I...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
Oh, what does the manual say you got. Odd anyway...

Oh, what does the manual say you got. Odd anyway I am not familiar with that bulb. Maybe the socket is the same.
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
Hmm H11 their too. Where did you find H9??...

Hmm H11 their too. Where did you find H9?? Anyway, the X-treme vision is not available their as you'll see.

Vehicle lamp finder | Philips Automotive | Vehicle lamp replacement guide...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
Whether they have an equivalent for the UK or...

Whether they have an equivalent for the UK or Europe if they're built there with a different head lamp fixture I would not know. But you should be able to locate that quickly. If the lighting is that...
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
Fair enough, just saying what we run into hear....

Fair enough, just saying what we run into hear. Fogs are totally legal and light low along the ground filling the area.

Never the less. FYI That vehicle would be equipped with an H11 bulb here....
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-07-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By tripplec
It maybe UK regulations. I have been on them...

It maybe UK regulations. I have been on them roads in the UK, no shoulders, stone wall with no place to go. If you are blinding the on coming driver. You are a target and likely to get hit. Put...
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   02-07-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,282
Posted By tripplec
Too bad the 6 speed auto can't handle that very...

Too bad the 6 speed auto can't handle that very well. I know from experience that the CVT doesn't it revs much higher easier under modest load and highway trying to keep this whimp of a car moving. I...
Forum: Jeep Compass Modifications   02-05-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By tripplec
For show? Careful you do't tear the front end...

For show? Careful you do't tear the front end right off the Compass.
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   02-03-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,747
Posted By tripplec
I doubt that qualifies for that at this time. ...

I doubt that qualifies for that at this time.

Never the less it won't be the last issue you'll. You likely ain't seen nothing yet.

PS: Only the 3rd trip. LOL
Forum: Customer Service & Warranty issues   02-02-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By tripplec
these issue need to be reported to your...

these issue need to be reported to your respective Government safety regulators. They're force recall on this as for other items.

You can't be expected to wait for a total failure. FIAT-CHRYSLER...
Forum: Jeep Compass Owners Forum   01-24-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By tripplec
Ask the licensing office. No location as there is...

Ask the licensing office. No location as there is no signature.

I can guess its a Yes but still a guess as I am no expert.
Forum: Repairs - Electrical problems and questions   01-22-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By tripplec
same engine and layout. Who knows. LOL What...

same engine and layout.

Who knows. LOL What were her symptoms?
Forum: Jeep Compass General Discussion   01-18-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,005
Posted By tripplec
Failed motor mounts are usually the cause of...

Failed motor mounts are usually the cause of vibration with the brake on stopped. As for the sluggish part one has to rule out any engine performance issues of failed components 1st. Codes would have...
Forum: Jeep Compass Owners Forum   01-18-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By tripplec
Yes dead easy. I used to do them once a year. So...

Yes dead easy. I used to do them once a year. So much rusting. Now I have plated drilled & slotted rotors. No worries with them so far.
Forum: Jeep Compass Owners Forum   01-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By tripplec
No special tools and a 3/8 drive metric set is...

No special tools and a 3/8 drive metric set is all you really need. Caliper grease I would suggest to lub the guide pins though. There should be a doc in the brake thread I posted a long time ago if...
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