Recall: 2012 Patriot: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [FONT=&quot]13V120000[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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[FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]JEEP
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[FONT=&quot]Model: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]PATRIOT/COMPASS
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[FONT=&quot]Model Year: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]2012
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[FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]N17

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[FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE[/FONT]

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[FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
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[FONT=&quot]Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] V

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[FONT=&quot]Number of units affected:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 20,532
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[FONT=&quot]Date owner notified by MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 4/3/2013[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

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[FONT=&quot]Recall Initiator: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]MFR
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[FONT=&quot]MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

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[FONT=&quot]Defect Summary: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass vehicles manufactured October 18, 2011, through May 7, 2012. Due to an incorrectly manufactured transfer tube, the transfer of fuel from the secondary side to the primary side of the fuel tank may be interrupted, causing the engine to stall.

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[FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] If the engine stalls while driving it may increase the risk of a crash.

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[FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank transfer tube free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N17.

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[FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT]
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