NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Master Cylinder Problems

3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,700 miles

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2004 Jeep Liberty brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 222008

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,700 miles

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

Brakes on 2004 Jeep Liberty lock up after approximately 15 to 20 miles of travel. This failure of the brakes has caused this vehicle to slide on icy or wet roadways potentially causing a major accident with potential injuries. Additionally, the brakes will become hot and begin to smoke. This is a potential fire hazard. Problem was corrected by dealer replacing the brake master cylinder. The vehicle in question had only 37,111 miles and was just out of warranty.

- Gibsonia, PA, USA

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