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Recall List for the 2004 Jeep Liberty

Official recalls have been issued for the 2004 Jeep Liberty by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Jeep service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Jeep customer service.

  1. 2004 Jeep Liberty FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY, STRUCTURE NHTSA Campaign #13V252000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,560,000

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts.

    Consequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

    Actions: Chrysler has issued interim notifications to owners and informed that a free remedy is not yet available. Chrysler will notify owners again when a free remedy is available. When the remedy parts are released, owners will be instructed to take their vehicles to dealers and the dealers will perform a free inspection of the rear structure. On vehicles in the recall that are not equipped with a tow hitch, Chrysler will install a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles in the recall that are equipped with an aftermarket tow hitch, Chrysler will assess whether the hitch and surrounding areas show evidence of sharp edges or other puncture risks. If so, Chrysler will replace the tow hitch with a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles already equipped with a Chrysler designed tow hitch, Chrysler will inspect the area around the tow hitch installation, and if any installation issues are identified, they will be repaired free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign numbers are N45 (for the Grand Cherokee vehicles) and N46 (for the Liberty vehicles). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V252000 »

  2. 2004 Jeep Liberty SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB NHTSA Campaign #12E047000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 22, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 892

    Summary: Timken is recalling certain non-formed, front wheel hubs, part number HA599467, which were sold to retail and automotive distributors in the automobile aftermarket as front wheel hub replacements designed only for use on certain 2002 through 2005, 4X4, non-ABS, Jeep Liberty vehicles. These front wheel hub units can be mistakenly sold to owners and installed on 4X2 versions of the Jeep vehicles.

    Consequence: If the non-formed hub unit is installed on a Jeep Liberty 4x2 model (which does not use an axle nut for hub retention), the vehicle wheel will not be secure and a front wheel separation may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Timken has notified retail stores that have received the subject parts. The front wheel hubs will be replaced free of charge. Owners who may have purchased the affected units should contact Timken at 1-330-471-3693 for more information. This recall is being conducted by Timken, not Chrysler/Jeep. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12E047000 »

  3. 2004 Jeep Liberty SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #12V085000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 05, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 346,900

    Summary: In June 2012, Chrysler expanded this recall to include model year 2006 and 2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles, representing an additional 137,176 vehicles. This recall now concerns certain MY 2004-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 346,900. These vehicles were manufactured from July 3, 2003 through June 29, 2007. The recall addresses those vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia. Some vehicles may be equipped with rear lower control arms that can experience a rear suspension lower control arm fracture due to excessive corrosion due to application of road salts during winter weather conditions.

    Consequence: A fracture of the rear lower control arm may result in a loss of vehicle control and may lead to a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lower control arms on all affected vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, free of charge. The safety recall began on March 26, 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V085000 »

  4. 2004 Jeep Liberty SUSPENSION NHTSA Campaign #09E039000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 19, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 44

    Summary: Rock krawler is recalling 44 performance suspension systems sold as aftermarket equipment for use on the vehicle listed above. These suspension systems were produced with grade 2 carriage bolts instead of the proper grade 5 carriage bolts. The improper grade 2 carriage bolts could experience a loss of clamping force for the bottom strut fork.

    Consequence: This condition could cause a loss of effective lift and lowering of the affected vehicle, possibly creating the driver to panic which could possibly lead to a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Rock krawler will notify owners and provide a free remedy. The safety recall began on October 15. 2008. All the affected untits have been remedied. Owners may contact rock krawler at 1-518-270-9822. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E039000 »

  5. 2004 Jeep Liberty EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  6. 2004 Jeep Liberty SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT NHTSA Campaign #06V288000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 826,687

    Summary: On certain trucks, the constant tension front lower ball joints may experience contamination. If the vehicle is operated for an extended period with this condition, the ball joint may eventually experience wear and looseness.

    Consequence: When the driver continues to operate the vehicle with this condition, the contamination can lead to corrosion, accelerated wear and possibly separation from the steering knuckle causing a loss of vehicle steering control increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the front lower ball joints free of charge. The recall began on September 11, 2006. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V288000 »

  7. 2004 Jeep Liberty EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E065000

    • Date Announced: JULY 17, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,593

    Summary: Certain aj motorsport combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Aj motorsport will notify owners and offer reimbursement for the lamps. The recall began on July 31, 2006. Owners may contact aj motorsport at 626-618-2026. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E065000 »

  8. 2004 Jeep Liberty EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E049000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 27,176

    Summary: Certain ck motorsports combination headlights, clear corner, bumper, and side marker lights sold as replacement lamps for use on the passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Ck motorsport will notify owners and replace the noncompliant lamps free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2006. Owners may contact ck motorsport at 1-909-610-7211. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E049000 »

  9. 2004 Jeep Liberty EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E026000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,944

    Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on April 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E026000 »

  10. 2004 Jeep Liberty ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #04V337000

    • Date Announced: JULY 08, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,600

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with 3.7L engines only, two valve cover studs may interfere with the fuel injector and alternator wiring harnesses.

    Consequence: Damage to the alternator wiring harness could result in an under hood fire.

    Actions: Dealers will add protective caps to the valve cover studs and re-route the affected wiring harness to provide clearance. Owner notification began on July 19, 2004. Owners can contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V337000 »

  11. 2004 Jeep Liberty LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #04V111000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 04, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,875

    Summary: On some sport utility vehicles, certain remote keyless entry (rke) input may cause the body control module (BCM) software to actuate the door lock motors continuously.

    Consequence: This can cause the lock motor bearings to overheat and seize. If this occurs, the door lock system will become inoperative.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace, as necessary, the door latch assemblies and the BCM software will be updated. Owner notification began on May 10, 2004. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V111000 »

  12. 2004 Jeep Liberty EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #04V048000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 96

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, due to a recent software programming error, the tire, wheel, and inflation pressure information was inadvertently omitted from the vehicle certification label.

    Consequence: The vehicle owner would not be aware of the tire, wheel, and inflation pressure information for their vehicle.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with a corrected tire certification label. Owner notification began on March 1, 2004. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V048000 »

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