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Welcome to the forum. Does the repair estimate make it not worth it?
How is the rest of the car? Any major upcoming work on the horizon?

Consider your options. The car is paid off? Could you comfortably afford repairs or a replacement car?
If it is just the MultiAir (2.4L) oil solenoids, their replacement isn't a difficult job. Are they the cause of the low compression?

What fault codes do you have? How many miles?
 

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Mileage is 75432. ...techs didn't give me the codes, but I swapped coils and sparkplugs before I took it to the dealership.

Any codes I saw didn't address low compression just the misfires.
 

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An auto parts store should be able to read the codes for free. Get a printout or take a screen shot of the tool display?
I'm interested in any oil control valve solenoid codes.

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There was an easy PCM software update that addressed 'out of range' faults (among others), if it hasn't been done.

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Ok, the #1 cylinder is misfiring. It could be an ignition, fuel or a mechanical (timing or compression) problem.
It may also be a symptom of something else. What are the other 14 fault codes?
This may all be caused by one failed part or issue setting all these codes.

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If you can get a more detailed (itemized) estimate of what was found & the repairs needed, I can probably figure out what happened and what it needs better.

The image in post #5 says there a total of 15 stored fault codes:
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The image in post #7 adds 4 more:

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Seeing all the codes would help tremendously. We can look at the 'Possible Causes' for each code & see what they share in common. This will point us to the area that needs a closer look.
The O2 code (P2096) doesn't seem related to the others. It can be caused by something as simple as an exhaust leak. Can you hear an exhaust leak under the car?
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The other codes are valve train related. They can happen because of something as simple as wrong oil or oil filter.
Is it the correct 5W-20 motor oil meeting Chrysler MS-6395 with an approved filter?

If the solenoids are 'sticking', there is a cleaning procedure for them that can be performed with a capable (higher-end) scan tool.

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I'll get the comprehensive scan tomorrow. If it's the wrong oil and filter then I need to never go to that dealership again. They changed the oil and filter when I went last time.
 

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If it was changed at a Chrysler dealership, I would think it was the correct oil.
 
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