2007 JEEP LIBERTY VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W702141

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Condition
Unknown
Damage
Collision
Title
Salvage

VIN 1J4GK48KX7W702141 Decoding Jeep Vin Decoder

Error Text

0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct

Destination Market

U.S., Canada, Mexico

Make

JEEP

Manufacturer Name

FCA US LLC

Model

Liberty

Model Year

2007

Plant City

TOLEDO

Series

KJ

Trim

Sport

Vehicle Type

MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV)

Plant Country

UNITED STATES (USA)

Plant Company Name

Toledo North Assembly

Plant State

OHIO

Series2

H (High Line)

Body Class

Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)

Doors

4

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating From

Class 1D: 5,001 - 6,000 lb (2,268 - 2,722 kg)

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Steering Location

Left-Hand Drive (LHD)

Drive Type

4x2

Brake System Type

Hydraulic

Engine Number of Cylinders

6

Displacement (CC)

3700.0

Displacement (CI)

225.78785315050

Displacement (L)

3.7

Engine Model

Magnum

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Engine Configuration

V-Shaped

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2007 JEEP LIBERTY Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating 4x4
Rollover Star Rating 4x2
Rollover Risk:
21.9%

2007 JEEP LIBERTY Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Not Available
Advanced Belt Feature Not Available
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Not Available
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Not Available

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 1J4GK48KX7W702141

Components: AIR BAGS

September 19, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11184303
Consumer Location: MALABAR, FL
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH IN A SCHOOL LANE, ANOTHER DRIVER PULLED OUT AND CRASHED INTO THE FRONT OF THE CONTACT'S VEHICLE. THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY. THE CONTACT SUFFERED WHIPLASH AND A MINOR CONCUSSION, WHICH REQUIRED MEDICAL ATTENTION. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE CONTACT DROVE THE VEHICLE HOME AND THEN HAD IT TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC. THE MECHANIC DIAGNOSED THAT THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS NEEDED TO BE REPLACED AND AN ALIGNMENT WAS NEEDED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE DEALER AND MANUFACTURER WERE NOT CONTACTED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 180,000.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

July 01, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 11105124
Consumer Location: HENDERSON, NV
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT REMAINS ILLUMINATED, TROUBLE CODE FOR EVAP SYSTEM LEAK. I HAVE PURCHASED 9 GAS CAPS, INCLUDING MOST FROM THE DEALER. SMOKE TEST HAS BEEN PERFORMED, CANNOT LOCATE PROBLEM. ALSO, INTERIOR LIGHTS FLICKER OCCASIONALLY WHILE DRIVING.

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

February 13, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11073014
Consumer Location: MADISON, OH
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

RUST AROUND THIRD BRAKE LIGHT CAUSED LIGHT HOUSING TO FALL OUT OF REAR HATCHBACK THUS CAUSING A SAFETY ISSUE.

Components: SUSPENSION

June 01, 2016
NHTSA ID Number: 10994481
Consumer Location: MIAMI, FL
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. WHILE OPERATING THE VEHICLE, THE FRONT DRIVER SIDE CONTROL ARM DISENGAGED FROM THE BALLS JOINTS AND CAUSED THE SUSPENSION TO FAIL. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE FAILURE WAS DUE TO FAULTY BALL JOINTS. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. PRIOR TO THE FAILURE, WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPS IN THE ROAD, A LOUD BANGING NOISE WAS PRESENT COMING FROM THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT HEARD A BUMPING NOISE COMING FROM THE PASSENGER SIDE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE, BUT NO ASSISTANCE WAS OFFERED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 75,000.

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

September 15, 2014
NHTSA ID Number: 10694354
Consumer Location: IRVINE, CA
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

I RECEIVED A SAFETY RECALL NOTICE # N46/NHTSA 13V-252 LAST YEAR STATING THE FUEL TANK ON MY VEHICLE HAS A CHANCE OF EXPERIENCING A FUEL LEAK AND REQUIRES INSPECTION AND INSTALLATION OF AN OEM TRAILER HITCH, FREE OF CHARGE TO BETTER MANAGE CRASH FORCES IN LOW-SPEED IMPACTS. OVER THE COURSE OF SEVERAL MONTHS, I HAVE MADE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO RESOLVE THIS MATTER WITH THE FOLLOWING DEALER WITH NO SUCCESS. I AM REPEATEDLY TOLD THE "PARTS ARE STILL NOT IN", SO THEY CANNOT HELP ME. IT HAS NOW BEEN OVER 6 MONTHS WITH NO RESOLUTION. TUTTLE-CLICK 40 AUTO CENTER DRIVE IRVINE, CA 949-472-7400 *TR

Components: VISIBILITY EQUIPMENT

October 08, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 10360068
Consumer Location: INDIALANTIC, FL
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

2007 JEEP LIBERTY. 4TH TIME WINDOW REGULATORS FAILED IN PAST THREE YEARS. ALL WINDOWS ONCE AND SAME WINDOWS TWICE.. ON 10/08/10 WHILE TRAVELING SOUTH ON I 95. WINDOWS WERE IN FULL UPRIGHT POSITION, WHEN OUT NO WHERE, THE FRONT PASSENGER WINDOW DROPPED . TWO MINUTES LATER THE REAR DRIVERS SIDE DROPPED OUT. I HAD TO DRIVE 100 MILES HOME LIKE THAT. . VERY SCARY . DEALER PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT THE PROBLEM BUT SAID NO RECALL YET.. I GUESS SOMEONE HAS TO DIE AND SUE THEM BEFORE THEY WILL RECALL. SOOOO MANY PEOPLE HAVE SAME COMPLAINT. PLEASE HELP US BEFORE SOMEONE GETS REALLY HURT.. THANK YOU. I DO NOT KNOW THE PART # BUT HAD TO PUT SOMETHING IN TO COMPLETE THIS SURVEY OR IT WOULDN'T LET ME CONTINUE. I BELIEVE JEEP USES MOPAR PARTS, UNKNOWN PART# FOR REGULATOR PART.. PLEASE HELP... *TR

Components: VISIBILITY

April 15, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10333871
Consumer Location: RIVERDALE, GA
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

ELECTRIC WINDOWS DON'T WORK. ONE DAY IT WORKED THEY NEXT DAY IT DIDN'T. THERE WAS NO EVENT TO CAUSE THIS. I HAVE 2 WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT WINDOW AND DRIVER SIDE REAR WINDOW. AFTER CHECKING ON LINE I DISCOVERED THAT THIS WAS A PROBLEM THAT IS OCCURRING WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE AND THAT CHRYSLER JEEP IS AWARE OF THE PROBLEMS. *TR

Components: VISIBILITY

June 06, 2008
NHTSA ID Number: 10295847
Consumer Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

THE TWO REGULATORS ARE BROKEN IN THE TWO BACK WINDOWS OF MY 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. I HAD THE CAR ABOUT 4 MONTHS WHEN THE FIRST ONE BROKE. THE LAST ONE BROKE ABOUT 6 MONTHS LATER. ALSO, THE DRIVER'S SIDE WINDOW COMES OFF TRACK AND WHEN THE DEALERSHIP I BOUGHT IT FROM WAS OPEN THEY TOLD ME THAT THE NEW ONES THEY PUT IN DOES THE SAME THING. *TR

Components: SEAT BELTS

January 15, 2008
NHTSA ID Number: 10295856
Consumer Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

THE SEAT BELT ON THE PASSENGER'S SIDE IN THE BACK SEAT DOES NOT BUCKLE. *TR

Components: VISIBILITY

July 15, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10281764
Consumer Location: LAUREL, MS
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

THE WINDOWS ARE FALLING DOWN INTO THE DOORS BY THEMSELVES DUE TO FAULTY REGULATORS. CHRYSLER TOLD US THE DESIGN OF THE WINDOW REGULATOR WAS CHANGED DUE TO SAFETY BUT THEY DO NOT WANT TO MAKE THIS A RECALL BECAUSE THEY DON'T WANT TO PAY FOR IT . *TR

Components: POWER TRAIN

June 21, 2007
NHTSA ID Number: 10198203
Consumer Location: NATCHITOCHES, LA
VIN: 1J4GK48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

WE RECENTLY PURCHASED A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT. AFTER OWNING IT FOR LESS THAN A MONTH WE STARTED TO NOTICE THAT THE VEHICLE WOULD SHAKE (OR SHUDDER) WHEN MAINTAINING SPEEDS BETWEEN 35-70 MPH. THE PROBLEM SEEMED TO GET WORSE WHEN DRIVING UP HILLS. WE TOOK THE VEHICLE IN TO A LOCAL JEEP DEALERSHIP AND THE TORQUE CONVERTER WAS REPLACED. WE HAVE HAD THE VEHICLE BACK FOR APPROXIMATELY A MONTH NOW AND ARE EXPERIENCING THE SHUDDER AGAIN. WE HAVE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE SERVICE SHOP NEXT WEEK. *JB

Components: SUSPENSION

August 01, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11439491
Consumer Location: NEW BRITAIN, CT
VIN: 1j4gl48k57w****

Summary of Complaint

For the 3rd time in the last 3 years the control arm has had to be replaced on this vehicle! I have been driving with my children in the car when the control arm snapped and made my car un drivable ! There was no warning lamp!

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE

October 01, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11436107
Consumer Location: SPRINGFIELD, MO
VIN: 1J4GL48K57W****

Summary of Complaint

Underbody of car is so corroded that the vehicle could lose control.

Components: POWER TRAIN

September 02, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11432272
Consumer Location: PAINTED POST, NY
VIN: 1J4GL48K27W****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated while driving 32 mph, the "digital movement of the steering wheel instead of analog" warning message was displayed. The contact took the vehicle to an independent mechanic and was informed needing the ball joints to be replaced. The contact took the vehicle to a local dealer but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Upon investigation, the contact associated the failure with NHTSA Campaign Number: 06V341000 (POWER TRAIN), however, the VIN was not included. The manufacturer had not been informed of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 156,000.

Components: SUSPENSION

February 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11428662
Consumer Location: BAILEY, CO
VIN: 1j4gl48k27w****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that she initially received a recall notification for NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V278000 (Suspension) and had the recall serviced at a dealer. Recently, the contact stated that an abnormal clanking sound was coming from the vehicle while driving at various speeds. There was no warning light illuminated. The contact had first taken the vehicle to an independent mechanic where she had the brake pads, rotors and calipers replaced. Despite the repair, the failure persisted, and the contact then took the vehicle back to the dealer where the recall was serviced. The dealer then informed her that both the lower and upper control arms had fractured and that the driveshaft and ball joints all needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was unknown.

Components: SUSPENSION

April 13, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11427455
Consumer Location: BAILEY, CO
VIN: 1J4GL48K27W****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated while driving 50 mph, there was an abnormal sound coming from the rear of the vehicle while depressing the brake pedal. The contact stated that there was no warning light illuminated. The vehicle was diagnosed but not repaired. Upon investigation, the contact associated the failure with NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V278000 (Suspension). The manufacturer was not informed of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 230,000.

Components: SUSPENSION

April 28, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11423616
Consumer Location: PARIS, TX
VIN: 1J4GK58K47W****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2007 Jeep Liberty. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 18V278000 (Suspension) however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact called the local dealer and it was confirmed that the part was not yet available. The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

Components: SUSPENSION

May 27, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11417776
Consumer Location: WASHINGTON, DC
VIN: 1J4GL48K47W****

Summary of Complaint

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING 35 MPH, THE REAR SUSPENSION FRACTURED AS AN ABNORMAL SOUND WAS HEARD. THE CONTACT LOSS CONTROL OF THE STEERING AND COASTED THE VEHICLE TO THE SHOULDER OF THE ROADWAY AND THE VEHICLE WAS TURNED OFF. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC TO BE DIAGNOSED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE REAR DRIVER’S SIDE BALL JOINT HAD FRACTURED. THE FAILURE RECURRED A MONTH LATER WHEN THE REAR PASSENGER’S SIDE SUSPENSION FRACTURED. THE CONTACT MENTIONED NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V278000 (SUSPENSION) AS A POSSIBLE SOLUTION TO THE FAILURE HOWEVER, THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE AND INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THE VIN WAS NOT UNDER RECALL. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 105,000.

Components: SUSPENSION POWER TRAIN WHEELS

April 19, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11413396
Consumer Location: MANCHESTER, KY
VIN: 1J4GL48K37W****

Summary of Complaint

FRONT BALL JOINTS/CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY BROKE ON PASSENGER SIDE CAUSING ACCIDENT.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM VISIBILITY

April 01, 2010
NHTSA ID Number: 11413179
Consumer Location: Unknown
VIN: 1J4GL48K07W****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE WINDOWS FAILED TO ROLL UP AND ROLL DOWN AS DESIGNED. THE CONTACT HAD THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE WINDOW REPLACED AT YOUNGBLOOD AUTO GROUP (3410 S CAMPBELL AVE, SPRINGFIELD, MO 65807, (417) 882-3838) HOWEVER, THE FAILURE PERSISTED. THE FRONT AND REAR PASSENGER'S SIDE WINDOWS ALSO EXPERIENCED THE SAME FAILURE. THE CONTACT USED AN OBJECT TO KEEP WINDOWS IN THE UPRIGHT POSITION. THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE WINDOW WAS DEACTIVATED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE VIN WAS NOT UNDER RECALL. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 40,000.

Components: STEERING SUSPENSION WHEELS

December 08, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11387617
Consumer Location: SMYRNA, DE
VIN: 1J4GL58K57W****

Summary of Complaint

12/8/2020: MY DAUGHTER HAD JUST RETURNED HOME FROM COLLEGE LITERALLY THAT MORNING DRIVING THROUGH NYC TO DE. THAT AFTERNOON SHE WENT OUT TO SEE A FRIEND AND THOUGHT SHE HAD A FLAT TIRE WHILE DRIVING AT ABOUT 50 MPH AND STRUGGLED TO PULL OVER. IT WAS AT NIGHT SO WE COULDN'T SEE THE DAMAGE. WE CALLED AAA TO COME CHANGE THE TIRE. HE EXAMINED THE FLUID UNDER THE TIRE AND THEN IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT TIRE ROD FELL AND PUNCTURED THE TIRE. WE COULD ALSO SEE A LONG BLACK TRAIL WHERE THE TIRE ROD DRAGGED ON THE ROAD BEFORE SHE COULD STOP. THE TOW TRUCK DRIVER SAID IF SHE DIDN'T STOP WHEN SHE DID SHE WOULD HAVE FELL INTO THE DEEP DITCH NEXT TO IT AND IT WOULD HAVE FLIPPED OVER. CONSIDERING IT WAS DARK SHE WAS LUCKY AND EVEN LUCKIER THIS DIDN'T HAPPEN ON THE HIGHWAY IN NYC ONLY A FEW HOURS EARLIER. BUT WHAT WAS EVEN MORE DISTURBING IS THE FRONT UPPER AND LOWER CONTROL ARMS WERE JUST REPLACE THE REAR LOWER CONTROL ARMS DUE TO CORROSION WAS DONE AT THE DEALER, ALONG WITH AN ALIGNMENT. (NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V278000). IT'S CLEAR THAT THE RECALL SHOULD ALSO INCLUDE REPLACING THE FRONT CONTROL ARMS. THE WINDOW REGULATOR ALSO FAILED THE WEEK BEFORE.

Components: SUSPENSION

October 27, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11366598
Consumer Location: LOGANVILLE, GA
VIN: 1J4GK58K37W****

Summary of Complaint

POOR PERFORMANCE FROM THE FRONT END SUSPENSION MAKING TURNING THE CAR DANGEROUS.

Components: SUSPENSION

October 02, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11362698
Consumer Location: SEVERN, MD
VIN: 1J4GL58K37W****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE WAS ON THE OFF RAMP OF THE HIGHWAY WHEN A LOUD BANG WAS HEARD AND FRONT LEFT TIRE WENT FLAT. WAS ABLE TO PULL OFF TO THE SHOULDER AND STOP. UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION, THE TIRE WAS FLAT DUE TO THE DRIVER'S SIDE LOWER BALL JOINT SEPARATED AND THE BOLT OF THE LOWER BALL JOINT ON THE LOWER CONTROL ARM WAS DRIVEN INTO THE INSIDE OF THE RIM AND PUNCTURING A HOLE INTO THE RIM. HAD THIS HAPPENED A FEW SECONDS EARLIER, WHILE ON THE HIGHWAY, IT COULD HAVE HAD CATASTROPHIC RESULTS, CAUSING A CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY OR EVEN DEATH.

Components: POWER TRAIN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ENGINE

August 28, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11352102
Consumer Location: GORE, VA
VIN: 1J4GL48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

SINCE THE DAY I GOT THE VEHICLE I HAVE HAD NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS IT SHUT OFF WHILE DRIVING THE STEERING WHEEL WOULD LOCK UP AND ALL LIGHTS ON DASH WOULD LIGHT UP. TURN THE KEY OFF WAIT A MINUTE AND IT WOULD START BACK UP. GROUND WIRE ISSUE, THE DRIVER WINDOW STOPPED WORKING 2X ELECTRICAL PROBLEM. THE POWER SIDE MIRROR DOESNT WORK IT. WHILE DRIVING SWITCHES BETWEEN 2 AND 4 WHEEL DRIVE ON ITS OWN. THE 4 WHEEL DRIVE DOESNT WORK. TRANSFER CASE, LINKAGE CABLE BROKEN. THE PART TIME LIGHT STAY FLASHING OR LITE UP ON THE DASH THE DRIVE SHALF BROKE AND LOWER BALL JOINT BROKE WHILE DRIVING. WHILE DRIVING THE LOSS OF TRACTION LIGHTS UP THE DASH. THE RADIATOR FAN STOPPED WORKING, WATER PUMP BROKEN. THE AC COMPRESSOR AND CLUTCH WENT OUT WHILE DRIVING. IF I LEAVE THE CLIMATE KNOBS TURN ON WHILE VEHICLE NOT IN USE IT DRAINS THE BATTERY, ( THE FORM WOULDN'T ALLOW ME TO CLICK ANY MORE BOXES) I'VE HAD IT TOWED, I BELIEVE THIS WAS A LEMON AND SHOULDN'T OF EVEN BEEN SOLD

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

May 23, 2007
NHTSA ID Number: 11351119
Consumer Location: MORROW, GA
VIN: 1J4GL48K27W****

Summary of Complaint

I GOT A RECLL NOTICE FOR THE GAS TANK MIGHT LEAK IF HIT FROM BEHIND I HAVE TRIED OVER 4 TIMES TO GET IT FIXED THE DEALER KEEPS TELLING ME THEY DO HAVE THE PARTS .

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

August 11, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11348860
Consumer Location: DRY RIDGE, KY
VIN: 1J4GL58K57W****

Summary of Complaint

I WAS DRIVING HOME FROM WORK TO GET MY DAUGHTER AND WENT TO TURN ONTO ANOTHER ROAD, HEARD A POP AND THEN DIDN'T HAVE CONTROL OF THE CAR. THE REAR CONTROL ARM BROKE OFF.

Components: SUSPENSION

May 15, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11325082
Consumer Location: NORWICH, CT
VIN: 1J4GL48K27W****

Summary of Complaint

ON 5/15/2020 MY HUSBAND WAS DRIVING OUR JEEP LOCALLY WHEN ALL OF A SUDDEN THE DRIVERS SIDE SUSPENSION GAVE OUT AND LANDED ON THE DRIVERS SIDE TIRE. THE TIRE TURNED INWARD HE HAD NO CONTROL OF THE STEERING. HE WAS ONLY DOING MAYBE 30MPH IF HE HAD BEEN GOING ANY FASTER HE COULD'VE BEEN KILLED. IT COSTS US $700 TO REPAIR BOTH SIDES AND IS STILL AT THE GARAGE BEING WORKED ON. MY HUSBAND WAS ON A 1 WAY 4 LANE BRIDGE HE MANAGED TO GET IT HALFWAY OUT OF THE LANE BLOCKING TRAFFIC THE POLICE CAME TO DIVERT TRAFFIC UNTIL THE TOW TRUCK ARRIVED. *TR

Components: STEERING SUSPENSION

January 23, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11301490
Consumer Location: OLIVER SPRINGS, TN
VIN: 1J4GL58K77W****

Summary of Complaint

I HAD A RECALL REPAIR AFTER I RECEIVED THE LETTER IN THE MAIL SO I WENT AND HAD IT SERVICED AFTER I WAITED FOR THE BACKORDER. I HAD THE REAR LOWER SUSPENSION ARMS DONE AS IN THE RECALL AT SECRET CITY DODGE IN OAK RIDGE TN. I IMMEDIATELY NOTICED A WEIRD CREAKING NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR AND I TOOK IT BACK AND EXPLAINED TO THEM AND THEY SAID THEY COULD FIND NOTHING. I BROUGHT IT TO ANOTHER SHOP AND HAD THEM INSPECT AND THEY SAID THAT THEY DIDN'T TORQUE THEM RIGHT AND THE NOISE WAS FROM FAULTY PARTS. I TOOK IT BACK TO THE DEALERSHIP AND THEY AGAIN SAID NOTHING WAS WRONG AND THEY SPRAYED SOME LUBRICANT ON THE BUSHINGS TO QUIET THE NOISE. IT DIDN'T DO ANYTHING AND MADE ME QUESTION WHY THEY HAD TO DO THAT IF THE PARTS WERE NEW. I TOOK IT IN AGAIN AND THEY AGAIN SENT ME DOWN THE ROAD. WELL AS TIME WENT ON I WAS HAVING MORE PROBLEMS WITH STEERING AND HAVE BEEN TO TO OTHER SHOPS AND HAD BALL JOINTS ALL REPLACED AND EVERY SHOP SAID THAT THE REAR SUSPENSION ARMS WERE NOT GOOD AND I JUST WENT TODAY (JAN 23,2020) AND AND IT LOOKED AT BY A LOCAL REPUTABLE SHOP WHERE I LIVE BECAUSE THE STEERING IS OUT OF CONTROL.. THEY SHOWED ME IN THE BAY WITH MY CAR UP AND THE BACK WHEELS MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD BECAUSE OF THE BAD BUSHINGS IN THE LOWER CONTROL ARMS THAT WERE REPLACED BY SECRET CITY DEALERSHIP. THEY ALSO SAID THEY NEED TO BE REPAIRED ASAP AND I GOT THAT IN WRITING FROM THEM. I ALSO HAVE FROM A JEEP SPECIALTY SHOP ABOUT HOW THEY WERE INSTALLED WRONG AND HAVE THAT IN WRITING. I DID NOT WANT TO GET THEM REPLACED BY THE SAME DEALERSHIP BECAUSE THEY ARE TERRIBLE WITH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND COULD CARE LESS ABOUT MY SAFETY. I TAKE VERY GOOD CARE OF MY VEHICLE AND IT HASN'T EVER BEEN IN 4 WHEEL DRIVE. I USE IT TO DRIVE LOCALLY AND THAT IS IT. I HAVE CALLED NFSTA SEVERAL TIMES AND AM WAITING FOR A RESPONSE FROM THEM. PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS I DON'T FEEL SAFE DRIVING IT. NOT MY FAULT

Components: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SERVICE BRAKES

December 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11300884
Consumer Location: CHEPACHET, RI
VIN: 1J4GL48K57W****

Summary of Complaint

ALL THE LIGHTS PERTAINING TO THE BREAK ABS AND STABILITY CONTROLS ARE ON. SOMETIMES WHEN BREAKING THE ABS KICKS IN AND WE ARE NOT BREAKING HARD AND ON DRY PAVEMENT ITS BEEN GOING ON FOR ABOUT A MONTH NOW. TOOK IT TO A REPAIR SHOP AND WAS TOLD THAT THERE IS A RECALL ON IT. BUT NOTHING COMES UP ON THIS SITE

Components: SUSPENSION

December 24, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11291129
Consumer Location: ARLINGTON, TX
VIN: 1J4GK58K37W****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE WAS DRIVING NORMALLY AND WAS IN MOTION GOING STRAIGHT LEAVING A PARKING LOT AND THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARM JUST BROKE WITHOUT WARNING DUE TO CORROSION. THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE CONTROL ARM LANDED ONTO THE WHEEL MAKING IT SO THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL COULD NO LONGER TURN. I'M GLAD IT HAPPENED TO ME IN A PARKING LOT AND NOT ON THE HIGHWAY OR I COULD HAVE BEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED.

Components: SUSPENSION

October 04, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11267016
Consumer Location: SOUTH ELGIN, IL
VIN: 1J4GL48K97W****

Summary of Complaint

ON OCT 4, 2019, AS I WAS DRIVING STRAIGHT AT APPROXIMATELY 10 MPH ON A DRY, SMOOTH ROAD, MY DRIVER'S SIDE LOWER FRONT BALL JOINT FAILED. THE FRONT OF MY CAR DROPPED AS A RESULT, AND I WAS UNABLE TO CONTROL THE VEHICLE. I DID NOT STRIKE ANY OTHER VEHICLE OR BARRIER OF ANY KIND.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

March 31, 2017
NHTSA ID Number: 11258448
Consumer Location: HANOVER, PA
VIN: 1J4GL58K87W****

Summary of Complaint

THE TWO FRONT WINDOWS DO NOT GO UP RIGHT IN THE JEEP AND GET STUCK AND GO UP SIDEWAYS. THE PASSENGER FRONT WINDOWS CAN NOT BE PUT DOWN FAR OR A CORD WILL COME UP FROM UNDER THE WINDOW. SEEMS TO BE A KNOWN PROBLEM IN THIS MAKE OF JEEPS.

Components: FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

August 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11256703
Consumer Location: ANTIOCH, IL
VIN: 1J4GL58K97W****

Summary of Complaint

FUEL OVERFLOWS & DOESN'T SHUT OFF WHEN FULL! EVERY TIME WE PUT FUEL INTO THE CAR, IT WILL NOT ALLOW THE PUMP TO SHUT OFF WHEN THE TANK BECOMES FULL-NO MATTER HOW SLOW ONE FILLS THE TANK, IT CREATES A FUEL BURP AND POURS GASOLINE OUT & DOWN THE VEHICLE. ALL OF US, INCLUDING OUR YOUNG DRIVER, NEED TO BE EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS WHEN AT A GAS STATION. VERY VERY UNSAFE COULD BE VERY DANGEROUS!

Components: AIR BAGS

June 22, 2016
NHTSA ID Number: 11244813
Consumer Location: ROCK HILL, SC
VIN: 1J4GK58K97W****

Summary of Complaint

CLOCKSPRING NEEDS REPLACEMENT, WARNING LIGHT STAYS ON

Components: SUSPENSION

August 08, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11242763
Consumer Location: SLATON, TX
VIN: 1J4GK48K97W****

Summary of Complaint

TAKATA RECALL. I WAS DRIVING AND THE RIGHT BALL JOINT BROKE AND IT FELL AND POPPED MY TIRE.

Components: STEERING SUSPENSION

June 16, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11242340
Consumer Location: AUSTIN, TX
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. WHILE DRIVING 30 MPH, THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE BALL JOINT FRACTURED. THE CONTACT LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND THE STEERING WHEEL SEIZED. THE VEHICLE WAS COASTED TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. THE FRONT TWO TIRES SLID WHILE ATTEMPTING TO STOP. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT NEW CONTROL ARMS, AND THE BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES NEEDED TO BE INSTALLED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE DRIVER'S SIDE WHEEL WAS ALSO REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND STATED THAT THE VEHICLE NEEDED TO BE TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING. THE DEALER WAS NOT CONTACTED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 146,588. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE.

Components: SUSPENSION

August 04, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11242051
Consumer Location: MUKILTEO, WA
VIN: 1J4GL48K77W****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. WHEN REVERSING THE VEHICLE, THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED AND THE VEHICLE CAME TO A STOP. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE LOWER BALL JOINTS ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FOR THE STEERING FRACTURED. THE VEHICLE WAS STILL IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE CONTACT'S BUSINESS. THE DEALER AND THE MANUFACTURER WERE NOT CONTACTED. THERE WAS NO RECALL FOR THE STEERING FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 123,682.

Components: FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

May 01, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11234468
Consumer Location: SHIOCTON, WI
VIN: 1J4GL48K57W****

Summary of Complaint

EVERY TIME I PUT FUEL INTO MY CAR THE FUEL CHECK VALVE DOES NOT SHUT OFF CREATING A FUEL BURP AND POURING GASOLINE DOWN THE FENDERS OF MY CAR. MULTIPLE TIMES I HAVE BEEN SPLASHED WITH GASOLINE MYSELF VERY UNSAFE I HAVE READ ON MULTIPLE FORUMS THAT MANY PEOPLE OF THE SAME CAR HAVE THE SAME EXACT PROBLEM POTENTIALLY VERY DANGEROUS

Components: SUSPENSION

September 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11229309
Consumer Location: MARIETTA, GA
VIN: 1J4GK48K87W****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 JEEP LIBERTY. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V278000 (SUSPENSION). SHOTTENKIRK CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM OF CANTON (LOCATED AT 200 LIBERTY BLVD, CANTON, GA 30114, (470) 863-2403) STATED THAT THE PART WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE CONTACT FELT THAT THE DEALER EXCEEDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. THE CONTACT HAD NOT EXPERIENCED A FAILURE. PARTS DISTRIBUTION DISCONNECT.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

June 28, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11228747
Consumer Location: MADISON HEIGHTS, MI
VIN: 1J4GL48KX7W****

Summary of Complaint

THE WINDOW REGULATOR HAS BROKEN ON 3/4 OF THE WINDOWS IN THE VEHICLE. ONE WAS REPLACED AT THE DEALERSHIP AT THE COST OF OVER $500 AND NOW THE 2 REAR WINDOWS HAVE BEEN AFFECTED. THERE ARE NUMEROUS FORUMS ONLINE STATING THAT THIS IS A PERSISTENT PROBLEM WITH THIS PARTICULAR MAKE AND MODEL OF VEHICLE.

JEEP LIBERTY Sold

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