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

By Team Pardaphash 
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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.

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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.

“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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