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Jeep Liberty Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

617 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Jeep Liberty. 110 of these members (17.8%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 55 suspension and steering repairs to Jeep Libertys--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer 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 Jeep Liberty repairs by problem area

32% of the Jeep Liberty repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 585 repairs.

Jeep Liberty suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Jeep Liberty suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 21% cost less than $100, 42% between $100 and $499, 21% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 108 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 Jeep Liberty Suspension and Steering problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Liberty in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 62000    
74000 425 mechanic discoverd the LF uppr arm was worn, excessive - in a 2008 jeep????. anyway - had it replaced. 
96000  

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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 Nevada, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 32000    
61000 950 Front Right hub bearing went bad. 1st replacement OEM part from dealer was bad out of the box. I'm annoyed that I have to purchase a $300 assembly and can't just replace the bearing. 
 

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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 Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 26000    
29000 0 Vehicle makes a "thud" every time a bump is encountered, particularly when cold. Dealer says it's normal, but vehicle didn't make the noise during the first 18 months of ownership and also admits it would be an expensive fix, albeit covered by warranty. 
29000 0 Replaced rear axle to eliminate "thud." 
29000 0 Needed new rear strut when sold. 

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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 Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 75020    
79360 600 replaced springs/shocks and lower control arm to clevis bushings. Regular wear items. 
 
Jeep Liberty in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 86800    
117800 500 Bad front drivers-side wheel bearing, hub assembly replaced 
148800  
Jeep Liberty in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 46000    
66000 289 Replaced rear shocks. 
68000 600 Replace front struts.  
 

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2004 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 3.7L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

Jeep Liberty in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 107000    
109800 465 Lower front ball joints replaced. First repair that has needed to be performed other than routine maintenance and tires. Even the routine service is fairly limited on this vehicle. 
163000  

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2004 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Liberty in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Ball joint replacement 
86000 400 struts and shocks replaced 
 

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2002 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

Jeep Liberty in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 119000    
128000 300 wheel bearing was bad on passenger front, also discovered inner tie-rod was loose so that was also replaced 
141000  
Jeep Liberty in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 242000    
243000 26 THE LUG NUTS KEEP COMING LOSE ON THE LEFT REAR TIRE THIS IS THE THIRD TIME THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED FIRST TWO TIMES THE CAR NEEDED TO BE TOWED. 
 

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