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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,429 miles

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2002 Jeep Liberty engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #8

Mar 272006

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles

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

: the contact stated without warning, the engine stalled at 55 mph. The vehicle was towed to an independent repair shop, where it was determined the crankshaft sensor fractured and went into the engine, which caused the engine failure.

- Chatham, NY, USA

problem #7

May 102004

Liberty 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving between 35 to 40 mph, the vehicle stalled, this caused lost of the steering and brakes.

- La Porte, TX, USA

problem #6

Oct 072003

(reported on)

Liberty

  • miles
While driving electrical system stopped functioning, causing the vehicle to lose brake power/power steering/lights, and engine stalling. Dealer has not determined the cause of problem.

- Oak Park, MI, USA

problem #5

Aug 082002

Liberty 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,208 miles

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

I had been driving for less than 5 minutes after leaving an appointment. I was stopped in a left turn pocket on torrance blvd @ hawthorne blvd when I saw the oil pressure light, hear a chirp and the engine stalled. I was able to restart the engine and drive to the unocal station, get gasoline and I called the long beach Chrysler Jeep, the dealership where the solenoid pack was replaced the week before. I was told to get my vehicle to the closest dealership. I delivered the vehicle to South bay Chrysler & Jeep about 4:00 P.M. on 8/8/03. They test drove the vehicle, performed some diagnostic tests, however, could not explain the propblem and returned my vehicle to me. Went to the week before because they replaced a solenoid pack tation at the corner of hawthorne blvd @ torrance blvd,

- Carson, CA, USA

problem #4

Apr 212003

(reported on)

Liberty

  • miles
While driving 45 mph the vehicle stalled without warning which resulted in the steering wheel locking up. The dealer repair and replaced head gasket spring.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #3

Apr 212003

(reported on)

Liberty

  • miles
While driving 45 mph the vehicle stalled which caused the steering wheel to lock up. The dealer replaced the head gasket.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #2

Oct 162002

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles
Upon making a slight lane correction at approx. 60 mph, my daughter's 2002 Jeep libety began swerving uncontrollably. She felt no resistance to the steering wheel as she tried to stop the swerving. At no time did she apply the brakes. Witnesses said it appeared she had a flat tire. Eventually, the vehicle entered the grass median and rolled 2.5 or 3.5 times coming to rest on the roof facing on-coming traffic. The complete rear end(tires and differential) separated and ended up approx. 75 feet from the vehicle. The right front axle or cv joint was broken. Neither her passenger or her air bags deployed. The driver's seat belt was broken at the end of the motion of the rolling. Both occupants were bruised and cut. We believe the axle failed and caused this potentially fatal accident. This vehicle had approx. 3000 miles on it. At 1800 miles the engine had thrown a rod and the engine was replaced completely. The Jeep Liberty is structurally unsound and of poor design particularly in the area of the rear suspension. Daimler-chysler has lowered the suspension in obvious response to roll over incidents...

- Wadesville, IN, USA

problem #1

Jun 272002

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,500 miles
When the vehicle was in park or idling, it would start to rev up to high rpms. When shifting into reverse, the back tires would spin. The vehicle had been to the dealers several times. Mechanic would state the problem could not be duplicated. Ts

- Brownsville, KY, USA

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