Jeep Compass see airbag defect in India, 1,200 units recalled

Jeep Compass received a great response in India and was considered to be popular SUV has suffered a setback in India as more than 1200 units have been recalled due to airbag defect.

Jeep Compass the first locally made product from the Fiat Chrysler stable. Yesterday, the Italian-American carmaker announced that it will recall 1,200 units of the SUV for “replacement of the front passenger air bag”. According to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India, the decision is a part of a bigger recall by the parent company in the US, where 7,000 units of Jeep Compass were recalled.

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“A supplier has advised FCA that during its airbag module assembly process, loose fasteners may have inadvertently found their way undetected into a small number of modules. Should such a vehicle be subject to an impact that causes the front passenger airbag to deploy, the loose fasteners may pose a hazard,” the company explained in a statement. It is a concern because it basically means that the airbag.

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