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3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,368 miles

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2002 Jeep Liberty electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 082008

Liberty 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 66,105 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Jeep Liberty 2002 has vibration in the steering wheel that makes controlling the Jeep very difficult at speeds over 60 miles an hour. Then I was on the freeway and I had a total loss off power all most causing accidents the dealership said that the engine needs to be torn apart and inspected and a recall of ball joints done the work took them over a year and the problem still continues their is no warranty and I was charged for the recall repair work I asked for the inspection report showing the work on the engine heads and recall work done when I picked up my Jeep they gave me an invoice that showed battery and sparkplug for $2085 failing to present me with reports I asked for they said all work is warranted for 1yr 12,000 miles I drove the Jeep Liberty back to service dept after having another facility look at the engine to confirm if work had been done it had not been touched reported the mechanic and I am now scared to drive or own this vehicle.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 212002

Liberty

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty, it was purchased in Jan of 2003. Since that time I have needed a new battery every year. Each time the car was running as usual and the next time I went to turn the car on it simply would not start. I went O the dealership and the battery was replaced under warranty, the second time I had to purchase it. I called the manufacturer and was told there was nothing wrong with the Liberty model. This last time the battery was replaced without cost to me since the battery failed under a year. I asked my dealership to perform a full diagnostic on the car and its electrical system. I was told nothing was wrong. Though now I can feel the car almost stuttering as it does not have enough power and the car stalled out when I stopped for a red light. The car would stay on in park, neutral, and reverse but not drive. That has stopped but now I am afraid it will stall out on me at any time. Also every time the battery needed to be replaced the battery had been drained completely, the car could not be jumped even at the dealership. Any help or information with this would be greatly appreciated.

- La Puente, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 102004

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
The consumer was unable to start the vehicle. The consumer lifted up the hood and noticed that the battery acid was leaking from the battery. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for inspection and the mechanic determined that the battery needed to be replaced.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

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