fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,167 miles

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problem #6

Apr 192006

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I purchased my 2002 Jeep Liberty in Dec. 05. I noticed a shimmy when depressing the brakes immediately after buying it. It had 44000 miles on it. I thought this was normal since the dealership had done a safety inspection on it before selling it to me. I noticed in mid April that the inside driver tire was almost completely worn. I took it to a local garage only to find that my lower ball joints were bad, along with the front rotors being warped beyond repair. This cost me $1100 in repairs, including the 3 new tires I purchased! my extended warranty I purchased would not cover the cost to repair. I wrote daimler Chrysler a complaint, in which they declined. I am furious after reading all the consumer complaints about ball joints failing on the liberties - even after having been fixed after the recall. A vehicle with this few miles should not have these problems!!!

- Sherrodsville, OH, USA

problem #5

May 012003

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles
Brake rotors warped at 22000 miles, evere shimmy when braking above 60 mph. Had rotors resurfaced, rotors are warped again at 45000 miles.

- Ocean Springs, MS, USA

problem #4

Aug 172004

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles
Premature failure of front break rotors.

- Montgomery, MA, USA

problem #3

Apr 102004


  • 23,000 miles
Brake pads went out after 23,000 miles. Brakes did not make sqeaking noise as indicator. Metal on metal sound was only indication. Damaged the rotors and was replaced. Other rotors was resurfaced. $350 to repair. Jeep will not include as warranty even though faulty parts used. This is not safe.

- Kenner, LA, USA

problem #2

Aug 302003

Liberty 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
2002 Jeep Liberty defective front brakes, heavy pulsation coming from brake pedal loss of control of ther car. Dealer repairs with known defective factory parts.

- Landing, NJ, USA

problem #1

Aug 012002


  • miles
While traveling on highway vehicle shutdown without prior warning. Brake rotors squeak. Also, air conditioner blows out hot air. Dealership is aware of problem.

- Kingshill, VI, USA