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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
38 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
72 / 1
Average Mileage:
76,665 miles

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2003 Jeep Liberty seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments (Page 4 of 16)

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problem #242

Nov 242015

Liberty

  • 180,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that the air bag warning light was illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V673000 (air bags) however the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 180,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/07/2016

- Sunderland, MD, USA

problem #241

May 012015

Liberty

  • 220,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While the vehicle was in park, the air bag deployed without warning on the front passenger side. The air bag and check engine warning lights illuminated. The dealer stated that because the light had approximately 1,000 hours on the air bag warning light, no repair was able to be provided. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 220,000.

- Debary, FL, USA

problem #240

Jun 132015

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While the vehicle was parked, the passenger side air bag deployed inadvertently without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The failure mileage was unknown. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Debary, FL, USA

problem #239

Jan 222016

Liberty

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V673000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Buffalo, NY, USA

problem #238

Jan 152016

Liberty

  • 125,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving 60 mph, the vehicle was involved in a crash. The air bags did not deploy. The failure occurred without warning. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The contact suffered from sore swollen ribs, a broken right wrist, and a swollen left hand. Medical attention was required and a police report was filed. The manufacturer was not notified of the air bag failure. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The failure mileage was 125,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/07/16

- Buffalo, MN, USA

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problem #237

Jan 142016

Liberty

  • 100,000 miles
My daughter wrecked her Jeep Liberty on 1/14 and airbags did not deploy. She ran off road hit a drainage pipe that went under a driveway proceeded to hit a fire hydrant then a guide wire that went to a power pole then the car proceeded to roll several times. The airbags did not deploy.

- Jonesville, NC, USA

problem #236

Jan 092016

Liberty

  • 55,000 miles

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

Takata recall. I have received recall notices on my vehicle since July 2014. No Jeep dealer in san antonio tx area has the parts. My vehicle remains unsafe to drive.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #235

Jan 082016

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags, electrical system) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Bahama, NC, USA

problem #234

Jan 052016

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Batonrouge, LA, USA

problem #233

Oct 042015

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacture exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #232

Dec 212015

Liberty 6-cyl

  • 3 miles

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

I was slowing at a light when the airbag deployed. It hit my stomach and chest and the horn stayed on. I jumped out of my Jeep and the driver behind me got out to see what happened. There was smoke everywhere and he told me to turn on the Jeep to move it off to the side but I was too scared so he turned the key to put it in neutral and we pushed it off to the side. I waited outside for my husband to come and the horn continued to beep and my stomach was in pain. I was already bruising and my fingers were covered in black powder...updated 01/25/16.

- Tomball, TX, USA

problem #231

Feb 062015

Liberty

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #230

Feb 062015

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 77,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Wrangler. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 77,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/04/16 the consumer stated the air bag recall, was rectified. However, he was never notified of recall # 13V252000. Updated 06/27/16.

- Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA

problem #229

Feb 062015

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available......updated 02/10/16 the consumer stated the vehicle was repaired. Updated 02/23/16.

- Big Canoe, GA, USA

problem #228

Oct 052015

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving at an unknown speed, the air bag warning light illuminated. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #227

Feb 022015

Liberty

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Totowa, NJ, USA

problem #226

Dec 012015

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
2003 Jeep Liberty. Consumer writes in regards to airbag occupant restraint control module recall notice issues. The consumer has been trying to get the air bag issue resolved for over a year.

- Grass Valley, CA, USA

problem #225

Dec 042012

Liberty 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 04/20/16 the consumer stated the recall work was completed on 03/10/16.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

problem #224

Jan 282015

Liberty

  • 0 miles
Takata air bags. The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Rockway, NJ, USA

problem #223

Nov 292015

Liberty

  • 200,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving at various speeds, the air bag warning light illuminated. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V046000 (air bags) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 200,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Silver Creek, GA, USA

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