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2003 Jeep Liberty Problems

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Most Common 2003 Jeep Liberty Problems

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 &amp...
The power window motor commonly fails in the front and rear doors. This may require replacement of the complete window regulator assembly which will include the window motor.
The sky slider sunroof may not open. A software upgrade for the control module is available which should correct this concern.
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0 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Brakes Problems

2 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Drive Train Problems

Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Low fluid level in the differential or transfer case can result in bearing failure. Damaged bearings c...
The automatic transmission may stay in "default" mode with no fault codes stored. Reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) may be necessary to correct this concern.

3 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Electrical & Lights Problems

The power window motor commonly fails in the front and rear doors. This may require replacement of the complete window regulator assembly which will include the window motor.
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 fai...
If the power door locks are buzzing or are intermittently noisy, a new door latch assembly may solve this. The door lock actuators are integrated into the latch assemblies.

4 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Engine Problems

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 &amp...
Broken exhaust manifold bolts can create an exhaust leak; the exhaust manifold gaskets and bolts should be replaced.
Putting a chamfer on the cam bearing caps, as specified in a service bulletin, can solve a "high pitch snapping noise" heard when the engine is idling or slightly above idle.

1 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 in very cold climates (below freezing temperatures) moisture can collect in the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) system and freeze. This will cause various drivability p...

0 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Miscellaneous Problems

The sky slider sunroof may not open. A software upgrade for the control module is available which should correct this concern.

1 Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Suspension & Steering Problem

Certain 2002-2006 vehicles were recalled to replace the lower ball joints because they were susceptible to damage from moisture. For more information on this recall, please click here»

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Known 2003 Jeep Liberty Problems & Complaints

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 &amp...
Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Low fluid level in the differential or transfer case can result in bearing failure. Damaged bearings c...
The power window motor commonly fails in the front and rear doors. This may require replacement of the complete window regulator assembly which will include the window motor.
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 fai...
The sky slider sunroof may not open. A software upgrade for the control module is available which should correct this concern.
Certain 2002-2006 vehicles were recalled to replace the lower ball joints because they were susceptible to damage from moisture. For more information on this recall, please click here»
The 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 in very cold climates (below freezing temperatures) moisture can collect in the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) system and freeze. This will cause various drivability p...
If the power door locks are buzzing or are intermittently noisy, a new door latch assembly may solve this. The door lock actuators are integrated into the latch assemblies.
The automatic transmission may stay in "default" mode with no fault codes stored. Reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) may be necessary to correct this concern.
If previous drive belt replacements have not fixed a problem with a chirping belt, there is a service bulletin that outlines a revised drive belt routing.
Broken exhaust manifold bolts can create an exhaust leak; the exhaust manifold gaskets and bolts should be replaced.
Putting a chamfer on the cam bearing caps, as specified in a service bulletin, can solve a "high pitch snapping noise" heard when the engine is idling or slightly above idle.
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