pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,826 miles

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2006 Jeep Liberty electrical problems

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2006 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 162007

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 18,425 miles


I had driven my Jeep Liberty for about 10 miles and parked it in my driveway at about 6 pm on wed Aug 15,2007. At midnight, I went to let the dog in and saw flames coming from the front passenger side of my car. I called the fire department. The whole front of the car was burned up. The car is totaled. I later found out there was a recall issued on that car for a defect in the ac blower motor. I was not using the ac that day.

- Wingdale, NY, USA

problem #4

Feb 112007

Liberty 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,604 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Liberty. At 5 mph in a snow storm, flames began to emerge from underneath the front bumper. The contact exited the vehicle and witnessed flames from within the heater vents in the compartment. The vehicle was completely destroyed. Daimler Chrysler would not acknowledge the vehicle under recalls #'s 06V036000 and 07V089000. The current and failure mileage were 3,604. Update/23/07 *

- Hamburg, NY, USA

problem #3

Mar 132007

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,100 miles
- the contact stated that the 2006 Jeep Liberty 4X4 caught on fire on 03/13/07. While making a left hand turn the vehicle stalled. The hazard lights didn't work, the radio shut off, and all of the components on the instrument panel lost power. He saw smoke coming from under the hood, and within a minute the front end was engulfed in flames. The contact stated that the fire department showed up to extinguish the fire. Both the fire and police departments filed reports, and the contact had access to them. The contact was still waiting for the insurance adjuster to get information on the cause of the fire, but the vehiclewas noted as destroyed. The contact stated that the local news mentioned a recall 06V036000 for the 2006 two wheel drive sport Jeep Liberty concerning the electrical system: Wiring: Front under the hoo. The contact felt that the 4X4 should also be on this recall campaign. The current and failure mileage were both 3100 miles.

- Trenton, MI, USA

problem #2

May 302006

Liberty 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles
: the contact stated although the vehicle is not having any problems, there is a NHTSA recall, #06V036000 on the vehicle regarding the front under hood wiring. The parts needed to repair the vehicle are not available at the local dealership. The manufacturer confirmed the parts are not available.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

problem #1

Apr 242006

Liberty 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,000 miles
: the contact stated a recall letter was received 4-24-2006; the dealer was alerted 4-25-2006. The dealer stated parts would not be available for repair until 4-26-2006. The contact believes this will not be repaired in a timely manner. The NHTSA recall #06V036000 concerning the electrical system: Wiring: Front underhood.

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

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