PhotoChrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 26,971 model year 2018 Jeep Compasses.

The passenger side air bag assembly may have loose inflator mounting nuts within the module assembly.

In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, unsecured inflator mounting nuts outside of the cushion assembly are potential projectiles that may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

What to do

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module assembly, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 10, 2018.

Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T73.

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