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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,817 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2005 Jeep Liberty engine problems

engine problem

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2005 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 012008

Liberty

  • miles

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

Dash idiots lights come on while driving, pulls to the right when stopping.

- York, PA, USA

problem #5

Dec 012007

Liberty

  • 35,500 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Jeep Liberty. While driving 25 mph, the dashboard lights illuminated then the vehicle shut off. The contact waited five minutes then was able to restart the vehicle. The dealer was unable to duplicate the failure. Approximately three months later while driving 25 mph, the dashboard lights illuminated then the vehicle shut off which resulted in total loss of power and a head on collision into another vehicle. As of May 20, 2008, the dealer had not inspected the vehicle. The failure mileage was 35,500 and current mileage was 35,623.

- Mountain City, TN, USA

problem #4

Oct 162006

Liberty 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
: the contact stated while traveling 70 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was towed to the dealership, who replaced the power control module. The problem returned after a month. That component was replaced five times. Also, while depressing the accelerator pedal, the vehicle lost pressure. The vehicle operated after restarting. The tire pressure light illuminated, but the tire pressure was normal. The dealership was unable to diagnose these problems.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #3

Dec 292005

Liberty 4WD 4-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,000 miles

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

: the contact stated the vehicle consumes oil through the breather and processed in the engine coolant giving the engine a foul smell. The vehicle was inspected at the local service dealer were it was determined this was a normal function in the engine. The manufacturer was contacted about the problem. They both agreed and supported the dealers determination.

- Lyndhurst, NJ, USA

problem #2

May 312005

Liberty 4WD 4-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50 miles
The contact complained about several problems. The first problem occurred when slowing down to 50 mph, the vehicle jerked. The second problem involved the egr valve which was replaced. The third problem concerned the check engine light illuminating. There was a popping noise in the rear end when reversing. The vehicle was inspected by the dealer, and an oil leak was discovered coming from the return line on the turbo. No repairs have been made. Updated 01/04/06.

- Richmond, KY, USA

problem #1

May 312005

Liberty 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 350 miles
Tempurature gauage indicates vehicle is overheating. Chrysler says vehicle will not overheat, the problem is in the gauge. No known repair for the problem. It is still unknown if it is a gauge or engine problem

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

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