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2006 Jeep Liberty repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (17%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 139 repairs.
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2006 Jeep Liberty engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Jeep Liberty

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8500 mi Diesel engine stumbles @ idle and acceleration, SES lamp lit up. Took it in to dealership for warranty work. Took a few days since a new fuel rail had to be shipped from Europe. No fix. 
8520 mi

Took to another dealership for diesel engine stumble on acceleration/idle. Fuel pressure sensor replaced, SES lamp cleared. On way home, diesel engine stumbled at idle and acceleration again. Found wire loom going to engine from PCM cut open with a raz 

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2006 Jeep Liberty

Engine not specified

69000 mi

US $200
Check engine - Fuel system issue 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

37200 mi Continual CEL with P0830 code (clutch pedal switch) - switch replaced under warranty. 
43400 mi Viscous clutch on fan permanently locked on. 
68200 mi

A $300
Replace blown turbo hose 
79360 mi CEL permanently on. Code check indicates fault in glowplugs. Waiting to determine glow plug voltage before purchasing replacements. 
83380 mi

A $3500
Glowplug replaced 
83700 mi

A $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

19800 mi Warranty replacement of EGR valve and ELE valve 
27000 mi Turbo Seal failed, leaking oil. Turbo was replaced under warranty. Would have cost $1500+ off warranty. 
93620 mi

C $600
Motor fan & viscous clutch. 
157000 mi

US $300
car would shut off randomly. OBD-II pointed to crank & cam sensors. Replaced sensors and car runs fine now. 
12000 mi

US $800
Clean MAF sensor and replace oil damaged CAC (Charge Air Cool) hoses. Installed GDE brand ECU. 
14000 mi

US $75
Ignition lock would not release key. Lubricated a sticking part ... works fine. 
27000 mi

US $100
Replaced EGR flow control valve and EGR valve. 
37000 mi

US $500
replace crankshaft position sensor 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

125300 mi

US $350
Radiator, upper and lower hoses, thermostat, coolant. 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

91000 mi

US $200
Water pump was leaking along with the coolant resevoir. Both items were replaced along with the thermostat 

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

108000 mi

US $339
Small leak in radiator. Replaced radiator, 3 clamps, 3 clips, and replaced coolant. 
40920 mi 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. 
57000 mi

US $178
The radiator failed at the bottom.  

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2006 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

2500 mi skeem module locked up 
53000 mi

US $150
engine light on for coe "misfiring" replace 02 sendors and reinstalled software...still not corrected 
137000 mi

US $300
Split in the side tank of the radiator required replacement and cooling system flush/refill. Replaced thermostat and gasket as preventive measure 
160000 mi

US $200
Replaced fuel pump module 
175000 mi

US $150
Smelled coolant for a week or so and had to add coolant to surge tank. Pressure test revealed leaking pump. Replaced pump and discovered bad belt tensioner while doing so. 
77250 mi

US $171
Serpentine belt came off. Idler pully froze on the shaft and serpentine belt shredded. Damaged the power steering pump hose. 
79000 mi

US $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 mi

US $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 mi

US $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. 
25000 mi

US $190
misfiring - dealer reloaded computer software, did not solve problem replaced right bank oxygen sensor. 
73780 mi

C $155
Drivers side rear oxygen sensor. Error code P0138 
115000 mi

US $288
Leaking water pump gasket, replaced pump and drive belt. 
47500 mi

US $900
belt and tensioner replacement. 

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2006 Jeep Liberty Engine Problems

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