A notable new feature for 2005 is white-on-gray gauges. New replacement engine was installed in 2010. Yes there have been a few recalls but the vehicle has been very reliable. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. If it overheats when going slow and under load it will be the hub.
In this respect, it stands apart from the herd of compact sport-utility vehicles, few of which offer true off-road capability. Pulled out into intersection and there was a loud bang followed by clanking noise. The engine is surprisingly satisfying, combining the horsepower of a V6 160 with the torque of a V8 295 pound-feet and the mileage of a four-cylinder. The Limited adds attractive satin chrome highlights to the instrument panel and doors. The cargo floor isn't perfectly flat when the rear seats are folded down, however, and that's our biggest gripe with this vehicle.
A police report was not filed. I had replaced the egr valve covered under warranty when check engine light came on. When I first started having issues I called the dealership I purchased from to talk to my salesman and I was asked what my mileage was. The acceleration lasts for about 5 seconds. These are very expensive and recommended all glow plugs should be replaced at the same time.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer because it shook while driving. There are various causes for overheating so don't assume it will necessarily be solved by bleeding any remaining air from the cooling system and replacing the radiator cap with one that works. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Outside, there are plenty of elements to differentiate Sport, Limited, and Renegade models. I was right around 48,000 miles, I was put off numerous times and told he would be who I would need to deal with. In other aspects, it is very similar to the conventional Liberty.
Sit in the Liberty, and the first thing you'll likely notice is that it feels tall in the saddle. This happens when I'm in the middle of making a left turn and I'm afraid I'm going to get hit! The failure mileage was unknown. Replaced torque converter and pump. With the addition of an advanced, 2. I can't afford a new vehicle. Don't pass on side curtain airbags. You can be driving along and it will just release and it takes awhile to get it to latch back.
The turbocharger is an advanced design with variable-geometry vanes that delivers significant induction improvements at both low rpm and high rpm, and at high altitudes. I genuinely liked all 5 years with my jeep liberty a lot and it rarely ever failed me. The ride is jittery, but handling is responsive and secure. The ride is jittery, but handling is responsive and secure. Now that the diagnosis is engine failure they are not willing to provide any aide. While driving 65 mph, the vehicle began to sputter and stalled as the temperature gauge increased. Air conditioner belts and clutch bearings the whole unit that is on the compressor.
However, I believe Chrysler should help with the expense of this. I've had several people discuss these issues with me and I'd not seen any issues until lately, regardless of how significant anyone thinks these issues are I've worked in the auto industry long enough to know that the maker should stand behind their product regardless of the significance or age of vehicle. Caesar the 160-pound mastiff was happy to ride behind the rear seats. My mechanic replaced ignition switch problem solved. A new body-color grille is part of the re-styling for 2005, as are large freestanding fog lamps with black bezels, and a new sill to protect the body sides from road blast. Now transmission is failing will file a separate complaint for that. The car must be placed in neutral.
The Renegade front seats are tailored with unique cloth center panels and vinyl bolsters. I would suggest having the cooling fan diagnosed before doing anything else. Have called several Jeep dealers and no one knows if my manufacturer trans is a 3 wire or a 4 wire. General Comments: I think the Jeep rides rough on the highway. The Renegade gets real brushed aluminum highlights on the instrument panel that give it a machined look consistent with the exterior theme. Engine was diagnosed by Chrysler dealer as engine failure due to over heated rocker arm, cam shaft and lifters. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Liberty is 1,336 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Jeep Liberty is 808.
While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled and lost power. It doesn't beat the driver up as much as a Jeep Wrangler does. The dealer cannot find the problem. Recently about 15 days ago had my 2005 Jeep Liberty 3. The manual shifter is on the tall side, but works well.
For 2005, the Liberty gets a new engine and two new transmissions. The selectable full-time four-wheel drive can remain engaged indefinitely. Achieving 26 mpg in highway driving, the 2. The maintenance schedule says nothing about this in schedule a. Chrysler is not offering any assistance this second time around.