2015 (MK) Jeep Compass and Patriot
Campaign number: R68
What are the defects?
The power steering hose clamp may not be installed correctly during the manufacturing process. The low pressure power steering return hose may detach and cause a large volume power steering fluid leak.
What are the hazards?
Leaking power steering fluid, in contact with an ignition source, could result in an engine compartment fire without warning.
What should consumers do?
FCA Australia will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership whereby the vehicle will be repaired.