Right rail section location: When installation of new tip is complete, there is a 6mm hole on the inner rail at the forward edge of the section joint which may need to be recreated or restored. Chilton's Jeep Compass repair manuals include diagrams, photos, and instructions you need to assist you in do-it-yourself Compass repairs. Cut all existing parts on the forward side of the scribe line using care not to damage the material that will not be removed. This manual covers every service and repair imaginable, from oil changes to rebuildingthe transmission. Mark replacement part in same location. Protection in a rollover scenario was rated with four stars, though.
Front passengers have enough room, with the seats offering good support for longer drives. However, the seatback cushions are quite narrow for larger adults. Download the complete manual to your computer, print what you need in high resolution anytime you need it , and throw the printout s away when theyve been thoroughly destroyed. Install new front rail cap panel. Then put your foot on Your vehicle is equipped with a new Electric can only be disengaged when the ignition the brake pedal and push the park brake switch. The most important properties of rustproofing materials are adhesion, toughness, and the resistance to the environment.
From the remaining replacement part, cut a 19mm strip from both the inner and outer rail. When you want to save money and do the job right the first time, turn to an online Chilton Jeep Compass repair manual. As these Jeep Compass service manuals are intended for the mechanics at dealerships, some of the procedures in these manuals require the use of special tools. The base Sport trim comes with a fair amount of standard features. The label certifies that the vehicle conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Standards. With vehicle mounted to appropriate pulling and 3-dimensional measuring equipment, complete the following procedure paying particular attention to body dimensions while fitting and welding panels.
These pieces will be the weld-backer. Using a cut-off wheel, reciprocating saw, or equivalent: a. Galvanic corrosion is the type that occurs when dissimilar metals are in electrical contact while immersed in an electrolyte. Infotainment The Compass shows its age when it comes to the infotainment system as well, with the optional 6. Pitting is the corrosion of a metal surface at points or small areas which look like a small hole in the metal. The Compass is one of Jeep's first attempts at building a crossover, and it shows. Produced sub-models Chrysler has officially lifted the covers off of the 2011 Jeep Compass, giving the brand a nice little sidekick to their highly-touted flagship model, the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Release the handle when the driver door. As these service manuals are intended for the mechanics at dealerships, some of the procedures in these manuals require the use of special tools. Mark existing rail as follows: a. With all seats in place, the cargo capacity of 22. Industrial-grade plastics abound, and the cloth seating material is as basic as it gets. Practicality The Jeep Compass has five seats, but the rear seating area can become too crowded with three adults, particularly for long trips. Combining an improved aesthetic design with a surprisingly efficient drivetrain — 23 mpg on the city and 29 mpg on the highway in all-wheel drive — and an affordable price tag, the 2011 Compass is looking m.
The remote services are: features from a distance. You might want to pay attention to the equipment when buying a Compass. Note: To ensure the strongest, most durable and cleanest welds possible, perform testing before and during all weld procedures. Clean all repaired areas and apply appropriate refinish and corrosion protection materials. Engine 2 359 ccm 144 cui , 4-cylinder, In-Line, 16-valves, 2,4 L. The optional leather upholstery is good quality, though, with nice stitching on the seats and door panels.
You are buying a 2007-2009 Jeep Compass Factory Service Workshop Manual. We don't recommend buying the Compass unless you get an unbelievable deal — and don't even think about getting a pre-2011 model year vehicle. Examples include spot weld lap joints, threaded or riveted connections, gasket fittings, porous welds, valve seats. Some areas are more effectively treated by brush application of corrosion protection material before they are assembled. However, the body shop still has a responsibility to apply corrosion protection to the unibody vehicle. Dress welds without removing any base material paying particular attention to the mounting surface of the outer rail.
This section contains a brief description of the placement of some of the panels and their weld locations. Vertical dimensions can be taken from the work surface to the locations indicated. The buttons and switches won't give you any tactile pleasure, but the good thing is they're well-placed and intuitive to use. Pretty much anything you'd ever want or need to know about your Jeep Compass. The second-generation Compass debuted in September 2016 in Brazil and at the Los Angeles International Auto Show in November 2016, sharing a modified platform with the Renegade. In may cases, a resourceful mechanic can think of acceptible substitutes for some special tools. You can always go back and print what you want anytime youd like.
It lacks basic features such as height adjuster for the driver's seat and telescoping steering wheel, making it hard to find a comfortable driving position. On inner rail, mark at 80mm forward of centerline of rear battery tray weld-nut located on top of rail. Safety The Jeep Compass' crashworthiness is disturbing. There's a lot of body roll in corners, and the ride is bouncy and harsh over rougher surfaces — not a good combination. So, the collision repair shop must use alternative materials to do the corrosion protection job after the repair. That's because rear legroom is rather tight for this class and headroom for the passenger sitting in the middle isn't great either. High strength epoxy is used on all areas.