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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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2006 Jeep Liberty passenger door won't open or close and interior light won't go off
Hi there. It is quite possible that the door's locking mechanism has broken or is frozen; which is typically the primary reason why a door won't open or close. This could be the lock actuator or the lock itself that...
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Hi so I have a 2004 Jeep Liberty. I just had the ac compressor replaced and now I noticed that once I hit 40mph and let off the ga
Hello there. It's very rare that a new AC compressor would impact the engine's ability to run smooth. This sounds like you are getting an engine misfire on acceleration. You will need to have the ignition system checked to see...
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Battery light and power steering
The power steering pump and the alternator which charges the battery are driven off of the same serpentine belt. Therefore, the first thing to check is the condition of that belt and whether belt tension is adequate. If there is...
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Type of oil and when to change
Oil change intervals on your vehicle are determined by the vehicle's engine oil change monitoring system. A message on your instrument panel will alert you when it is necessary to change the oil. The change interval is based on a...
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okay I'm replacing the water pump to my jeep liberty 2005 do i need to replace the timing belt also?
Hi there. Anytime you replace a water pump, it is always a good idea to replace the timing belt at the same time, especially if your vehicle has at least 100,000 miles or more. Replacing the timing cover gaskets and...
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Replaced all 4 rotors, calipers and brake pads. After changed everything and bled the brakes, still spongy 2010 Jeep Liberty
Hi there - you still have air somewhere in the brake system - perhaps in the ABS pump itself. I recommend a brake fluid flush service performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come...
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Throttle response
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Heat blows hot from dash vents but cold from floor/feet vents?
Hi there. This issue is commonly caused by a malfunction with the vent selection switch. In some cases, a fuse or electrical relay becomes damaged which essentially blocks the heater vents from opening and closing correctly. However, it could also...
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Rear Wheel has bearing/seal issue
Hi there. If you're going to attempt to replace the wheel bearings on your 2004 Jeep Liberty, I highly suggest purchasing a service and repair manual, as it will provide you with a detailed list of replacement parts, seals, gaskets...
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on starting engine light & throttle control and traction control light comes on and car idols hard no codes when scanned
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Unfortunately the first technician is correct in that this can be cause by a wide variety of issues. Considering that it is intermittent, we can assume that there is either an electrical issue...
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Replacing Rim
In order to have the correct rim to match that tire size you will need an 18 inch rim that is equal to the rims you already have. The bolt lug pattern and center hole needs to match what the...
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AC bearing issue
The part(s) required will depend on exactly what has failed. If you see liquid, that liquid could be engine coolant in which case you might have a failed water pump. The water pump is driven by the serpentine belt. There...
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42rle transmission driveshaft have different part numbers.
The best thing to do is cross reference the part number with the dealership and the parts store. Keep in mind, the part number on your jeep is from the dealership and not a local parts store. So if you...
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Have a jeep liberty 3.7 and it overheats and runs rough at idle and sometimes hard to start.Also throwing misfire codes 1 and 5
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a chance that the misfiring is being caused by the coolant leak/overheating issue. The first thing you want to do is find the source of the coolant leak, and take corrective action....
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I'm putting a 2004 3.7 engine into a 2002 jeep liberty and I understand that I have to change the reluctor ring but is it 16 or 12
The two engines you cite use completely different computers (PCM/ECM) and the casting numbers are completely different. You can try it but you are all but guaranteed to have start up and operational problems due to incompatibility with the existing...
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Does your inspection include finding an evap leak?
Hi There, Yes, the inspection will help to determine not only whether a leak is present and if so, where the leak originates from. At that point, the mechanic would then be able to properly repair the leak with the...
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2007 jeep liberty cracked radiator replace or use a fix kit?
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is no way to tell whether or not the fix kit will hold it and for how long. Depending on the severity of the crack and the location of the crack it may last for a...
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Rattling from behind wheel well of front passenger that gets worse with speed as well as a thumping from front passenger tire
Thumping noise like that you are describing can be due to a tire defect, for example a flat spot on the tire. If you have that particular defect though, that usually means the strut is bad. Rattling noises at idle,...
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I have a 06 jeep liberty and my left tail light goes in and out when i brake. Sometimes it will work sometime it wont.
Hi There, I believe you are correct in that you have a faulty brake light switch. As you know, when you step on the brake pedal the switch closes, causing the brake light to become brighter. When the switch is...

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