really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
258 miles

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2006 Jeep Liberty Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 242007

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 258 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Jeep Liberty 4X4. When the contacts husband placed the vehicle in drive and touched the accelerator pedal, the vehicle accelerated at full speed. The contacts husband struck his wife, causing her to sustain two broken legs. The vehicle drove straight through the garage knocking out the back wall. He placed the vehicle in reverse and the engine's rpms increased. The vehicle accelerated backwards and crashed into the garage. He placed the vehicle in drive and the vehicle accelerated once more. He crashed into the fence again and then into an 400-pound milling machine that was stored in the garage. The milling machine stopped the vehicle once and for all. The contact sustained bruises on the left leg. The weather was dry and sunny at the time of failure. A police report was filed. The accelerated speed was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 300. The consumer provided a New Jersey police report and multiple pictures of the vehicle and the damage to their property as a result of the incident. Updated 08/27/07

- Newark, NJ, USA

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