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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,000 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.

2002 Jeep Liberty accessories - interior problems

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2002 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 012010


  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated the vehicles interior and head lights were flickering off and on. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 90,000 and the current mileage was 105,000.

- Castle Hayne , NC, USA

problem #3

May 252002


  • 50,000 miles
2002 Jeep Liberty limited. I have replaced the engine, rebuilt the 4 -wheel drive shaft, replaced the A/C condenser and coil, and now the radio, dome lights, power locks are broken. The blower motor resistor has been replaced but now the blower motor is broken. What a lemon from day one. Latches on hatch not working correctly, mold smell from A/C. it is something all the time with this vehicle.

- Edwardsville, IL, USA

problem #2

Nov 012006

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Overhead dome light comes on and radio light dims. Tapping the directional signal turns the light off. This is a recurring problem. Brought in for service but technician could not find the problem.

- Astoria, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 192006

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
My car would not start and the door locks where opening and closing, so it had to be towed to the dealer, they said the battery was dead so they needed to replace it and then they would run a test to figure out what was going on. I informed the dealer that for several months my over head lights would come on every so often and I would have to giggle the turn signal to make them go off (sometimes using the turn signal triggers the light to come on). I asked if it could be a short in the steering column and they said no it was just a dead battery. A few days later I noticed the overhead lights on in my car after it got dark outside and they would come on and go off every few minutes. After discussing the recent recall on the front ball bearings with a co-worker I found out that she too had the same problem with the interior lights (2002 model), I then asked another co-worker who owns a 2004 model and he too had this problem. Apparently this is a wide spread issue that needs to be addressed. It is dangerous when this happens especially at night because it distracts the driver. I have also noticed that now my light is out on the shift panel. I think this could be a very serious problem that it leading into other shorts in the car. I feel that because I no longer have a warranty on the vehicle that the dealer is trying to make money on me and this obviously a malfunction in this model.

- Neptune, NJ, USA

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