Q: I have an 05 Liberty CRD. It is stalling out at idle or when pulling up to a red light. This very random.

asked by on September 28, 2016

05 Liberty CRD. It stalls out at idle or when pulling up to a red light. Very random. May happen 10 times one day, and none the next. Auto parts stores put their code readers on the vehicle and get no codes even though engine light is on.

My car has 135000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2005 Jeep Liberty. This is typically a common symptom of a failing idle air control valve, which is a unit that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with the fuel at idle speeds just prior to being injected into the motor. When this is not functioning correctly, this will normally cause stalling and rough idling. However, it would normally also cause a Check Engine Light to come on as well. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose your car’s stalling problem and replace the idle air control valve if necessary.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Blower motor not working

Hi There, If I understand your question correctly, the main problem is the operation of the blower motor and not the generating of heat from the heater core. If this is the case, it sounds like you have replaced all...

Car won't start - 2004 Jeep Liberty

Hello. If the fuel injector system leaked fuel into the engine it may have caused a fuel vapor lock of the engine. A mechanic could get the engine to turn again by removing spark plugs and checking the oil to...

Engine overheated, vehicle stalled, but restarted

Hello. A blown head gasket is a very common problem for your Land Rover Freelander. Land Rover does not have an explanation as to why the head gasket repeatedly blows they just repair it. Replacing the head gasket on any...

Related articles

10 Biggest Car-Related Headaches and What to Do About Them
You You don’t want to, but if you're a car owner it's inevitable that at some point you will experience car troubles. It's also fairly certain that the machine you rely on will cause you grief when you least expect...
How to Tell If an Oil Filter Is Good Quality
The The engine and hydraulic systems of your car are expensive pieces of equipment that you must protect with a high quality oil filter. The oil filter performs many functions to help prolong the life of your engine. It cleans...
How Long Does a Power Steering Control Valve Last?
Power Power steering is a wonderful thing – it makes maneuvering your car much simpler than if you were stuck with manual steering. Fluid-based power steering systems are the most common today, although electronic systems are beginning to make headway....