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2006 Jeep Liberty Engine Problems

72 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Jeep Liberty. 18 of these members (25%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 32 engine repairs to 2006 Jeep Libertys--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2006 Jeep Liberty problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Chart based on 113 repairs.

2006 Jeep Liberty engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Jeep Liberty repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

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   Viscous clutch on fan permanently locked on. 
68200 A $300 Replace blown turbo hose 
79360   CEL permanently on. Code check indicates fault in glowplugs. Waiting to determine glow plug voltage before purchasing replacements. 
83380   Glowplug replaced 
83700   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

27000 mi US $100 Replaced EGR flow control valve and EGR valve. 
37000   replace crankshaft position sensor 
12000 US $800 Clean MAF sensor and replace oil damaged CAC (Charge Air Cool) hoses. Installed GDE brand ECU. 
14000   Ignition lock would not release key. Lubricated a sticking part ... works fine. 
93620 C $600 Motor fan & viscous clutch. 
157000 US $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

57000 mi US $178 The radiator failed at the bottom.  
40920   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

73780 mi C $155 Drivers side rear oxygen sensor. Error code P0138 
25000 US $190 misfiring - dealer reloaded computer software, did not solve problem replaced right bank oxygen sensor. 
77250 US $171 Serpentine belt came off. Idler pully froze on the shaft and serpentine belt shredded. Damaged the power steering pump hose. 
79000   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   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   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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