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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,733 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2009 Jeep Liberty fuel system problems

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2009 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #6

May 092011

Liberty 6-cyl

  • miles


Gas tank will not shut off when fill point is reached. Took it to dealer, was told "warped tank" costs $1015 for replacement ! obviously I am not the only owner with this problem. Dealer said part would be backordered because none were available & I should keep checking recalls because there must be a problem if no parts. This is my third Jeep. Might be my last.

- Hamburg, PA, USA

problem #5

Apr 072012

Liberty 6-cyl

  • 89,000 miles
Environmental & safety issue. Fuel spits back during fill. Tsb issued (14-003-13) and warranty bulletin (D-003-13). Chrysler refused to cover repair expense due to mileage @ 95,000 (Chrysler case [xxx]. ground is saturated in gas every time I fill the tank and all over me. Do we have to wait for a gas station explosion before this is a recall" why hasn't NHTSA gone after this environmental and safety issue" information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cass City, MI, USA

problem #4

Jan 242014

Liberty 6-cyl

  • 48,900 miles
Each and every time I fill up my Jeep when the gasoline automatic pump dispenser shuts off I get splashed with gas and it goes all over me and my vehicle. This is a safety problem that Jeep should fix. There are safety bulletins out on this problem on several models of Jeep.

- Trinidad, CO, USA

problem #3

Dec 142011

Liberty 6-cyl

  • 28,500 miles


Fuel overflow after pump shuts off. Problem occurs regardless of fill speed, and regardless of whether pump stops automatically or manually. Significant overflow dripping from vehicle, puddling on ground, and splashing on person pumping fuel.

- Lake Villa, IL, USA

problem #2

May 172011

Liberty 6-cyl

  • 44,000 miles
Fuel pump broke and needed to be replaced, at only 44,000 miles.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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problem #1

Nov 142011

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • 52,000 miles
Gas spills out of the tank opening when refuling, after the pump auto shut-off has turned off.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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