Brake pedal hard, car doesn't turn on?


Asked by Guru2D56W Feb 20, 2020 at 10:29 PM about the 2017 Jeep Compass Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The brake pedal is hard to push and the car won't
start. Makes a clicking sound and dash lights do
turn on. Last time I drove it was last night I don't
know what's going on. I have a 2017 jeep compass
4x4 limited

7 Answers


It was the battery thank you. I jump started it but will I need to get a new one or will it be ok?

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The battery needs to be replaced. Most new vehicles come with a three year battery. This being a 17 model you're due! Put Vaseline on the battery cable connections at the battery to prevent corrosion on your new battery. Hope that helps! Jim

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The same thing is happening to mine. Same year. But it’s not the battery. It has lots of juice. The break won’t move and break light is on. Everything lights up gas raises on board but car won’t turn on. Don’t know what to do.

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Mine is doing the same thing. Battery has been replaced and still having issues

11 people found this helpful.

My Jeep compass has 2 batteries, the auxiliary battery was bad causing this symptom and other strange behavior. Replacing the auxiliary battery fixed the problem for me.

3 people found this helpful.

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