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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jeep Liberty
Thanks to iconic models like the Wrangler and the Cherokee, Jeep has long been synonymous with off-roading, but that’s really not the case with the 2012 Jeep Liberty. A great around-town SUV, the...

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Vehicle Not Starting/Turning Over
Hi there. Regardless of what is failing in the starting circuit, with proper diagnoses, the problem should not run thousands of dollars to repair. It could be, as simple as, a faulty starter relay. The difficult part is, the problem...
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2005 Liberty V6 cranks but won't start - it also shows various MIL codes
Extended cranking can set the P0522 code for lack of oil pressure. The P0581 code has to do with the cruise control circuit. I wouldn't concern myself with this one until the car is running. It may clear itself at...
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Vehicle at running temp, turn on heat, no heat - stomp on gas, there is heat - ??? 2004 Jeep Liberty
Hello - regarding your lack of heater function unless the engine is revved up a bit, you have a coolant flow issue. This could be caused by a worn water pump (engine might be running warmer than normal?), a partially...
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While driving defroster set to hot blows hot air as it should, while idling it is blowing cold air.
First, the coolant level should be checked to make sure the radiator is full. While the overflow tank may be full, the radiator cap must be taken off to check the level inside the radiator. If you find the level...
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Wheel bearings
Hi there: Simply put, wheel bearing replacement is not as easy as replacing front brakes; so it's not a job that I'd recommend completing on your own if you haven't done it before. In regards to buying a good wheel...
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Mopar remote starter troubleshooting
I would recommend tracking down a wiring diagram for this vehicle to determine if any damaged wires exist. This wiring diagram will also tell you the location of the remote start control module. This module is like a small computer...
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Whining sound when accelerating half the time.
Hi there: Although it's possible that the whining noise might be caused by the overdrive, it's also possible that this noise is caused by bad or failing wheel bearings. As the wheel bearings begin to age, they will lose lubricity...
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Front windshield fluid doesn't spray
Hi there: There are three individual components that comprise the windshield washer system that can be broken or damaged to cause the issue you're having on your 2002 Jeep Liberty. The first and most common is that the windshield wiper...
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Trouble starting
Hi there: If you're Jeep Liberty had (4) different error codes; it's more than likely one or several of them would give a professional mechanic a good indication as to where your problem exists. In some cases, this issue could...
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cooling issue
Sometimes air can be trapped in the cooling system, effecting circulation. Generally, a normal fill and bleed procedure will work. With the radiator cap off, run the vehicle with the heater on so coolant circulates throughout the cooling system. Slowly...
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dashboard lights won't turn on
Hi there: This issue is typically caused by a blown fuse in the fuse box located on the driver side of the vehicle. It could also be due to a bad electrical relay that powers these lights. To know for...
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What does it mean when there's black smoke coming from the exhaust?
Hi there. Black smoke from the exhaust is an indication of excessive fuel consumption. This may be the result of excessive fuel pressure, caused by a faulty fuel pressure regulator, a very dirty engine air filter, a faulty MAF (mass...
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Engine overheats with new radiator, new thermostat and fan relay
It is normal for the lower hose to be significantly colder than the upper hose, but it should still be warm. The upper hose should be almost too hot to touch with bare hands, and the lower hose should be...
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Engine tapping noise related to short term fuel trim but only on cold start up.
Has a mechanic's stethoscope been used to track down the specific location of the noise? There are several solenoid valves in the engine bay that do not run all the time and may be pretty loud once they start, such...
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Motor smoking and water pump pulley spits out liquid.
This suggests that your water pump may be leaking around the shaft where the pump bolts to the pulley. This is a common place for many water pumps to leak. There is a seal inside this shaft that will often...
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Coolant leak and heater is not functioning
Hello. If your engine is leaking coolant then it is likely causing, at least partially, your heater malfunctions. The heater uses engine coolant to generate heat and if the engine is leaking or runs low the coolant may not reach...
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Gas cap
The reason the gas cap light comes on is due to the vapor emission system of the fuel tank see a large leak and turns on the light. You will need to have the fuel tank smoke tested to see...
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Electrical issues with my vehicle that is unexplained.
Hi there. It sounds like the door switches are not working and probably have a short in one or more switch. The back hatch door on the jeep will lock and unlock all of the doors. Its possible that the...
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My check oil light come on and then go right back off, it did that,3 times yesterday.my oil is full.
You should have the oil pressure manually checked with a pressure gauge to make sure the pressure is with in specifications. If the pressure is not correct or erratic then the first thing I would recommend is to make sure...
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Transmission gets often times gets stuck in 2nd gear. Why?
This is often times a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a...

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