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2006 Jeep Liberty Engine Problems and Repair Histories

69 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Jeep Liberty. 24 of these members (34.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 25 engine repairs to 2006 Jeep Libertys--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Jeep Liberty problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Jeep Liberty problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Jeep Liberty problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Jeep Liberty repairs by problem area

26% of the 2006 Jeep Liberty repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 16% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 98 repairs.

2006 Jeep Liberty engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Jeep Liberty engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 38% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 6% between $500 and $999, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

turbocharged 160hp 2.8L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual 4WD w/low range

Jeep Liberty in Queensland, Australia
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 27900    
37200 0 Continual CEL with P0830 code (clutch pedal switch) - switch replaced under warranty. 
43400 0 Viscous clutch on fan permanently locked on. 
68200 300 Replace blown turbo hose 
79360 0 CEL permanently on. Code check indicates fault in glowplugs. Waiting to determine glow plug voltage before purchasing replacements. 
83380 3500 Glowplug replaced 
83700 400 Broken ignition switch. 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

turbocharged 160hp 2.8L I4 Diesel 5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Jeep Liberty in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 20000    
27000 100 Replaced EGR flow control valve and EGR valve. 
37000 500 replace crankshaft position sensor 
 
Jeep Liberty in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 8000    
10700 800 Clean MAF sensor and replace oil damaged CAC (Charge Air Cool) hoses. Installed GDE brand ECU. 
14000 75 Ignition lock would not release key. Lubricated a sticking part ... works fine. 
27000  
Jeep Liberty in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 92380    
93620 600 Motor fan & viscous clutch. 
94240  
Jeep Liberty in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 74000    
157000 300 car would shut off randomly. OBD-II pointed to crank & cam sensors. Replaced sensors and car runs fine now. 
 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Liberty in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 56000    
57000 178 The radiator failed at the bottom.  
 
Jeep Liberty in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 38440    
40920 0 Driving along the highway all the lights dimmed then went off the car then had no power and we coasted off to the side of the road. One of the pulleys seized that is spring loaded. So the belt wouldnt stay on because of no tension. 
 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Jeep Liberty in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 62620    
73780 155 Drivers side rear oxygen sensor. Error code P0138 
101060  
Jeep Liberty in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 25000    
25000 190 misfiring - dealer reloaded computer software, did not solve problem replaced right bank oxygen sensor. 
 
Jeep Liberty in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
171 Serpentine belt came off. Idler pully froze on the shaft and serpentine belt shredded. Damaged the power steering pump hose. 
79000 198 The idler that keeps tension on the serpentine belt froze up and caused the belt to jump off. Car towed to nearest dealer and parts replace. 
89000 100 Heater would not work, but heat would eventually filter into cabin. This time dealer replaced radiator fluid overflow tank that had a small pin hole in it and would not operate properly. 
90000 100 Loud noise came from front of engine, but before vehicle could get to dealer, the water pump came apart and emptied radiator fluid on the ground and vehicle could not be run. 
 

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