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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100,800 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2002 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 152006


  • 25,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that while trying to close the driver's side window, there was a loud noise and the window failed to close. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The diagnosis was that the window motor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 25,000.

- The Villages, FL, USA

problem #4

Dec 252012


  • 57,000 miles
TL-the contact owns a 2002 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated during rainy weather conditions water leaked into the four closed windows and front windshield. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 57,000.

- Warrenton, VA, USA

problem #3

Jan 012011


  • 90,000 miles
Both, driver side front and rear, and passenger side rear window regulator clips are broken. All of the windows dropped down into door and are now being held up with a plastic wedge jammed in the opening to hold the windows up. Three windows on this one vehicle and thousands of other complaints online and there is no recall" when you are driving down the highway at 70 mph, while it is raining, and the window regulator clip breaks and the window drops down with no notice" this is a safety defect that should be repaired by the manufacturer.

- Lebanon, TN, USA

problem #2

Oct 092013


  • 153,000 miles
I was backing out of my driveway, it was dark outside and I could not see through the rear glass of the vehicle due to the fact that the tint is too dark on these and most SUV's. I feel that they need to make the reverse lights much brighter if they are going to tint the windows that dark.

- Natick, MA, USA

problem #1

Oct 252012


  • 179,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that the rear driver's side window fell into the door panel. The failure recurred twice. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis and the contact was informed that the plastic lift plate on the window regulator would need to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified but offered no assistance. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure and current mileage was 179,000.

- Linwood, PA, USA

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