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2003 Jeep Liberty Transmission Problems

76 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Jeep Liberty. 9 of these members (11.8%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 13 transmission repairs to 2003 Jeep Libertys--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2003 Jeep Liberty repairs by problem area

Chart based on 63 repairs.

2003 Jeep Liberty transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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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2003 Jeep Liberty

Engine not specified

50700 mi US $502 Replaced front drive shaft to fix front end knocking noise. 
59700   Replace transmission pan, filter and fluid due to a leak. 

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2003 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

98000 mi US $4 Could not shift into 4 wheel drive. Dealer wanted $1300 to repair to replace shift unit. took it home and found a part was broken replaced it my self for 4.00 dollars from parts purchased at Lowes hardware department. 
3000   leak from the pinion gear on rear differential and transfer case. 
136400 C $985 Front Axle shaft replacement, goes from the transfer case to the front differential, for the 4wd. These AREN'T readily available from Chrysler with a minimum 8 week backlog, usually last only 100 000km. Bought 1 custom fabricated for $150 less than Cryslr 
134800   The driveshaft (CV type) between the transfer case and the front differential wore out. This usually happens at 100000 km, Chrysler couldn't supply the part, had to go to aftermarket custom made part, which ended up being cheaper and heavier duty. 
78740 C $1600 Solenoid pack for the transmission 
93000 US $800 The Jeep would not go into 4 wheel drive without a grinding noise. Can ran fine otherwise. The 4WD mechanism did not work. 
113000   The torque converter on the Jeep had to be repaired and the transmission rebuilt. 
85000 US $300 Rear axle shaft leaking. Seal on both sides of rear axle replaced 

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2003 Jeep Liberty 4dr SUV

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

99820 mi $250 Transmission bolts loosen, a "clank" noise detected in the lower part of the Trans. 
103500   CV joints normal wear, both (front and rear) replaced for new ones with lub ports. 
116000 US $80 Transmission was not shifting correctly...changed filter and fluid...working fine now 

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