2008 Jeep Liberty Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Jeep Liberty
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2008 Jeep Liberty ProblemsCheck Engine Light/Misfire Due to Intake Valve Locks/Valves
An engine misfire at idle (rough idle), accompanied by illumination or flashing of the Check Engine Light, could indicate a problem with one or more of the intake valves. Revised intake valves & valve locks are available to address this concern.
A no crank or no start condition may develop due to electronic lockup of the wireless control module (WCM), also referred to as the Sentry Key Remote Entry Module (SKREEM). When this module fails the remote keyless entry system will also not operate. The WCM is commonly replaced to correct this concern.
The sky slider sunroof may not open. A software upgrade for the control module is available which should correct this concern.
2008 Jeep Liberty QuestionsCan range fine. Went to friends and came out and wouldn't start. Key turns but nothing. Put new battery on. Still nothing and lights and dash stay on inside. (2 answers)
Changed the water pump and thermostat, refilled the coolant, ran on idle for a few minutes and still overheating.
Engine over heats and I cannot figure out where the fluid is going, not in oil and do not have fluid smell from the exhaust pipe or under vehicle. Reservoir is full and fluid will not go back into radiator when engine is cool. When engine is running and radiator cap is removed, have air blowing ...
2008 Jeep Liberty RecallsThe Drive Shaft May Break While Driving
The 4 wheel drive transfer case is protected from the hot exhaust system by a heat shield. This shield can come loose and rub on the drive shaft. Over time, this rubbing could weaken and potentially cause the drive shaft to break, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will add a support bracket to the heat shield to correct this concern.
Chrysler is recalling 2008 Jeep Liberty models because the windshield wiper motors may contain excess adhesive that could allow for water intrusion. This may result in intermittent and eventually inoperative windshield wiper operation, which reduces the driver's visibility and increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the windshield wiper motor free of charge.
The parking brake lever clutch drum may not secure the vehicle when the parking brake is thought to be engaged. This may allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will replace the park brake lever assembly. The Chrysler recall number is H28. This recall began on October 27, 2008.