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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2005 Jeep Liberty

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2005 Jeep Liberty, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: DIESEL FUEL LEAK

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE07041

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 08, 2007
    • Date Closed: December 07, 2007
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel
    Fuel System, Diesel: Pre-Heater

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Crash Related Fuel Tank Fires

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA12005

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Storage
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Storage:Tank Assembly
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Storage:Tank Assembly:Filler Pipe And Cap

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: FRONT SUSPENSION BALL JOINT SEPARATION

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA06008

    Component(s): Suspension:Front:Control Arm:Lower Ball Joint

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: Rear Suspension Control Arm Failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA11013

    Component(s): Suspension
    Suspension:Rear

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: Rear Suspension Control Arm Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE11013

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: April 18, 2011
    • Date Closed: September 15, 2011
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Suspension:Rear

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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