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2005 Jeep Liberty Repair Histories

111 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Jeep Liberty. 59 of these members (53.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 203 repairs to 2005 Jeep Libertys--an average of 1.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Jeep Liberty repairs by problem area

Chart based on 203 repairs.

2005 Jeep Liberty repair cost distribution

Chart based on 92 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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2005 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Liberty in Nebraska, United States
Sep 2005 - Sep 2011
2600 mi   Computer reflashed due to harsh shifting of automatic transmission (2 hours). 
21800   EGR valve replaced and computer reflashed (3 hours). 
25000   Reflash computer for scan tool operation (1 hour). 
39200   Torque converter replaced due to manufacturer recall (1day). 
54500 US $75 Alternator clutch-pulley replaced by owner. Depending on the method of replacement (special tools, impact wrench if works or disassembling alternator) could take dealer up to 2 hours. 
60000   Turbo hose popped off engine causing engine to dramatically lose power close to home. Took about 1 hour to remove, clean and securely replace both hoses.  
62000   Engine cooling fan clutch failed. It took 2 hrs for me to make a special tool and 3 hrs to replace the fan clutch. Maybe 3 hrs at a dealership with proper tools counting time in and out. 
72000   Replaced rear Universal Joint in drive shaft. Part cost under $10.00. Took owner 2 hours to replace. 
87000   Code P0069 boost correlation error between manifold sensor and nominal atmo reading in CPU. Boost read 16.5 - 16.7 before repair and 14.2 - 14.5 after repair, nominal at idle. 
Jeep Liberty in Michigan, United States
Sep 2005 - May 2010
35 mi   my speed control was not turned on at the factory . 
21000   replaced torque converter and front pump on transmission under warranty. Replaced the Lower ball joints per recall repaired front grill, connecting tab broke 
31000   Replaced EGR valve. 
35000   The driveshaft was building up torque because the splines on the yoke would not slide. Lubed the splines and fixed the problem 
43000 US $100 Replaced the worn out front brake pads and rotors 
45000   replaced EGR valve 
48000   Replaced rear brake pads and rotors 
51000   removed and cleaned boost pressure sensor 
54000   Check engine light came on and got code 299. I removed the boost pressure sensor and cleaned it and reinstalled it and the check engine light went off. 
57000   oil pressure light came on, replaced the oil pressure sensor 
58000   code 299 again, remove boost pressure sensor and clean and engine light goes out 
Jeep Liberty in Colorado, United States
Oct 2007 - Oct 2011
20000 mi US $75 Navigation radio stopped working. 
23000   Check engine light. Two fault codes for transmission control module. When reset the check engine light stayed off. 
Jeep Liberty in Florida, United States
Apr 2008 - Sep 2014
50000 mi US $52 Fixed passenger rear door handle which broke from pulling on it too hard. 
51000   Blower Fan stopped working on speed 1 and speed 2. I replace a resistor that is found behind the glove box. Cost $30, before that my brother-in-law told me to check relay, which I also replaced $25. That was not the solution it was the resistor. Waste 

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2005 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Jeep Liberty in Florida, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
53000 mi US $2300 Light signaled a problem with the TCM, I think 0035 and 0031. Did not address issue. After 2 weeks, driving I lost forward motion, caused by transmission failure. I was told lubrication had not been making it to some part. Was told it is common w/Liberty 

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2005 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Liberty in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2007 - Oct 2014
108500 mi C $800 Front and rear pads and rotors worn out, replaced. Rear emergency brake shoes also worn out, replaced. 
117800   Bad front drivers-side wheel bearing, hub assembly replaced 
155000   Replaced water pump and serpentine belt Replaced a/c compressor with aftermarket part due to clutch failure 
Jeep Liberty in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2007 - Jan 2010
66000 mi US $289 Replaced rear shocks. 
68000   Replace front struts.  Replace front brake rotors. 
Jeep Liberty in West Virginia, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2015
50000 mi US $75 Rear pinion seal was leaking. Called ChryCo and told it was NOT covered under the 7/70 powertrain warranty. Stealership wanted $140 for repair, independent shop did it for $63 + $12 for Mopar seal. 
119000   AC clutch failed. Dealer said the compressor itself imploded and metal contaminated system, but doubt that - had AC clutch fail on 02 Liberty with same mileage, same symptoms, but clutch replacement not advised - got NAPA compressor. 
144000   Oil pressure sending unit had been seeping/leaking oil for 6 months. Oil pressure light came on at every stoplight. Replaced the sending unit and solved the problem. 
Jeep Liberty in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Sep 2007 - May 2008
35692 mi   Speedometer not working and engine light came on. Repair made at the dealer under warranty by replacing a speed sensor. 
Jeep Liberty in New York, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2015
39000 mi   Fan switch on dashboard for heating, aircondtioning,would only operate on 4th (highest setting 1,2,3, would not operate.I have extented waranty that I paid 1200 for that didn't cover that part how convienent for the dealer or chrysler. 
54000   back rotors and calipers burnt up never heard them scraping or metal sound 
59000   leather drivers seat worn out and tore. Waiting to hear from Chrysler if they will help with repair. 
60000 US $250 Leather wore out on drivers seat then ripped leaving foam and netting. Leather seat should last way more than 5 years. 
62000   Sensor in ABS System had to be replaced. Brake warning light and ABS idiot light kept coming on  
69000   Blown front right speaker under warranty but still will cost money to replace 
81000   Heard a bump when I was on the highway, when I got to my exit car did not move when I steped on the gas.Had the car towed to my mechanic and he turned it over to his transmission guy said torche converter was shot and I needed a transmission 
84000   seems I only bought new battery 2 years agoShop said battery was stamped 2009 maybe i bought an old battery from Auto Zone. This summer cleaned terminals and greased them everything was fine????????? 
85000   Both headlights went out only high beams worked. Shop said needed both new headlight bulbs. 
88000   Tire pressure sensor was leaking air. They replaced it but lights were still on that the tire pressure was low even though they checked all tire pressures Same problem, tire pressure sensor was leaking air. 
88000   tire pressure sensor light not going off. Still has not been solved they said they ordered the part ansd have never called me to come in 
89000   Air conditioner belts and clutch bearings the whole unit that is on the compressor. 
89000   Radiator tank had to be replaced engine overheated had to push it to side of road let it cool and then drive to my mechanic. Whole radiator plus themostat and hoses had to be replaced. 
91000   Fan working but no Heat 
91000   Inside heater unit under dash had to be replaced. Heard water sounds inside dash under glovebox. 
92300   Non Jeep thermostat causeing radiator to boil over needed to replace with original Jeep thermostat. 

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