Jeep Liberty News

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Journey Recalled: 757,000 Vehicles Affected
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Journey Recalled: 757,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls affecting more than 757,000 vehicles worldwide. Most are registered in the U.S. The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2003 Jeep Liberty may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause airbags and other safety systems to deploy without warning...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler Hit With Nearly $150 Million Fine For Jeep Grand Cherokee Death

Late last week, a jury in Decatur, Georgia found Chrysler Group LLC (now, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) guilty for the 2012 death of four-year-old Remington Walden. Walden died when a pickup rear-ended the Jeep Grand Cherokee he was riding in, which caused the Grand Cherokee to catch fire. According...Read More»

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2.1 Million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, Toyota Cars Recalled (Again) To Fix Airbag Glitch

Yesterday, while many of you were gearing up for the big game, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was rolling out a massive series of recalls affecting more than two million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, and Toyota owners in the U.S. The problem? An electrical glitch can...Read More»

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Like GM, Chrysler Really Wants To Repair Your Recalled Vehicle (But Offers No Gift Card)

It took more than a year for Chrysler to begin repairing millions of flawed Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty vehicles. But now -- nearly 17 months after the recall for those vehicles was issued and several months after parts arrived to fix them -- fewer than 120,000 owners have brought in their...Read More»

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We Asked, Now NHTSA Asks: What's Taking So Long For The Jeep Grand Cherokee & Liberty Fix?

A lot has happened in the past year. GM recalled millions of automobiles. Americans became interested in soccer (briefly). And grandmothers from coast to coast learned about the New Orleans bounce music phenomenon known as twerking. But you know what hasn't happened? The repairing of several...Read More»

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One Year Later, Still No Fix For Recalled 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty

One year ago, we reported on an unusual showdown between Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over a proposed recall of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty. Despite Chrysler's initial resistance, the stalemate was short-lived, and within a couple of weeks, the...Read More»

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Chrysler Finally Cleared For Curious Fix Of 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty, 1993-1998 Grand Cherokee

If you own a 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty or a 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you may have been driving on pins and needles for the past few months, waiting for a recall notice to appear in your mailbox. Thankfully, the wait is almost over: according to the New York Times, Chrysler's unusual fix for...Read More»

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Jeep Grand Cherokee & Jeep Liberty Recall: Are Chrysler's Fixes Safe?

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Chrysler to recall a few Jeep vehicles -- and by "a few", we mean 2.7 million. Chrysler's response? No. That was pretty unusual, and it made headlines for days afterward. As a result, Jeep's reputation suffered. Things got so bad...Read More»

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Chrysler Still Won't Recall Jeep Grand Cherokee, But Will Inspect All, "Upgrade" Some

UPDATE: Chrysler and the NHTSA have just announced a resolution to the proposed Jeep Grand Cherokee recall. Per the release, Chrysler says it will inspect the involved vehicles, and will, "if necessary, provide an upgrade to the rear structure of the vehicle to better manage crash forces in...Read More»

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Feds Request A Recall Of 2.7M Jeep Vehicles, Chrysler Pushes Back

Do some model years of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty pose a higher fire risk to their occupants in a crash? And is it because of a safety-related defect? The federal government alleges that the answers to both questions are yes; but in a rare, public pushback to the National Highway...Read More»

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Jeep’s Liberty Replacement May Revive Cherokee Nameplate: Report

The replacement for the aging Jeep Liberty will likely be the first all-new Jeep model launched under Fiat’s ownership of the storied brand, and word is that the Cherokee nameplate may be revived for the new SUV. As Autocar reports, the model that replaces the Liberty will be built on a...Read More»

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2013 Buick Verano Turbo Priced, Jeep Liberty Dies, Equus Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Jeep announced the death of the Liberty and Ford announced fuel economy numbers for the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. We posted our video road test of the Six-Month 2012 Hyundai Veloster and asked you what you think about the new 2013 Honda Accord's design. All this and more in...Read More»

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Jeep Liberty Officially Dies On August 16

We knew it was coming. We all knew that the Jeep Liberty was not long for this world. And now, Detroit News has told us when Jeep's parent company, Chrysler, is pulling the plug: next Thursday, August 16. The Liberty has had good run, managing to remain popular despite being part of a Jeep/Dodge...Read More»

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NHTSA Widens Probe Of Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Liberty

According to the Wall Street Journal, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is ramping up an investigation of gas-tank fires associated with three popular Jeep models: the 1993-2001 Jeep Cherokee, 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and 2002-2007 model year Jeep Liberty. NHTSA says that the...Read More»

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2004-2007 Jeep Liberty Recalled Over Corrosion Fears (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below Chrysler is recalling over 209,000 Jeep Liberty vehicles from the 2004 and 2005 model years over concerns of corrosion in the vehicles' suspension system. The recall, however, doesn't affect all Liberty models, only those originally sold or registered in Connecticut, Delaware...Read More»

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2013 Dodge Dart Reviewed, 2013 Mercedes SL63 AMG Driven, Disney: Car News headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Norway loves the Nissan Leaf and Bosch speaks up regarding the future of diesels. A rare Aston Martin is heading to auction and the 2014 Jaguar F-Type will have a V-8 engine option. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Disney showed off...Read More»

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Ford F-750 Plug-In Hybrid, Dodge Dart And Camaro ZL1 Delayed: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac goes green by using a new type of refrigerant and Porsche shows off the new 2013 Boxster. The Dodge Dart launch might shift and Jeep announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ford revealed the F-750 Plug-In Hybrid...Read More»

2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004-2005 Jeep Liberty: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign of certain 2004-2005 model year Jeep Liberty SUVs over concerns about corrosion that could lead to loss of vehicle control. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected...Read More»

2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2002-2003 Jeep Liberty Airbags Fire At Random, NHTSA Investigates

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ramped up its investigation of the popular Jeep Liberty after dozens of reports of airbags deploying without warning. According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, the problem affects Liberty SUVs from the 2002 and 2003 model years. In all...Read More»