NHTSA — Power Train: Clutch Assembly Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: On August 16th, 2012 Jeep stopped production of the the Jeep Liberty, marking the end of a troublesome journey for the SUV.

All in all, the 2012 Liberty actually excels off-road, but since 99% of drivers never take this thing off pavement, that becomes somewhat of a moot point. The Liberty suffers from the worst fuel economy in its class (16/22 MPG) and offers an uncomfortable ride with suspect braking ability.

3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,000 miles

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2012 Jeep Liberty clutch problems

clutch problem

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2012 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012015

Liberty 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2012 Jeep Liberty. While driving 50 mph, the vehicle vibrated and the transmission made a loud whining noise. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the transmission clutch was faulty. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure occurred on several occasions. The failure mileage was 37,000. Updated 01/10/17

- Grafton, VT, USA

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