hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,667 miles

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2002 Jeep Liberty fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 242010


  • 103,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated he was informed of NHTSA investigation item number: PE10-031 (fuel system, gasoline: Delivery: Hoses, lines/piping, and fittings) which stated that the placement of the fuel tank and lack of adequate shielding made the fuel tank vulnerable to rupture or leakage if struck from the rear. The contact stated that the placement of his fuel tank was also inadequate and he was concerned of a potential fire erupting in the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and the current mileage was 103,000. Updating 12/7/10

- Pittsfield, MA, USA

problem #2

Sep 012002

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles
Check engine light was tripped by a significant fuel leak. Not obvious origin - required significant diagnostics to locate source. A significant safety issue and product defect.

- Germantown , MD, USA

problem #1

Sep 062003

Liberty 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
Fuel vapor hoses split in two on my 2002 Jeep Liberty. Dealer replaced the hoses "doing me a favor by putting it under warranty."

- Wilmington, NC, USA

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