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#313 of 372 Re: jeep liberty 2005 electrical issues [jdean4]
Oct 25, 2010 (8:39 pm)
This past weekend it rained heavily here in the Northern Sierra. Sunday morning the horn started — intermittently at first, then just full on. I disconnected te battery. Then I called a reputable Jeep mechanic and he told me to buy a new battery because the "cheap" battery I had just bought a year ago probably had a short and was causing major voltage fluctuations, thus causing the problem. I got an nice new Interstate ( always wanted one but the problem persists and I'm down $100 for the battery. Today, the head and tail lights just started flashing as if the alarm was going off — I had pulled the horn fuse, so I don't know if the horn would have joined the ensemble — my guess is yes. We're at 60,000 miles and this Jeep has been great so far. But now it will not even run. If I disconnect the battery and reconnect after 20 minutes, the engine will turn over — but it shuts itself off after about 5 seconds. It seems like it has something to do with the security system. Incidentally, I also replaced the batteries in both FOBs — they were five years old.
Any help out there?
#314 of 372 Jeep Liberty 2005 won't start
Oct 26, 2010 (3:03 am)
Good morning, a friend's Jeep Liberty worked fine one evening, and then refused to turn over the next morning. She was able to get a jump, and the engine started, but she says that the engine died when she took her foot off of the gas. The jumper cables were connected the entire time, so my limited knowledge leads me to believe that the alternator is not at fault, again, since the vehicle started but then stopped after letting off of the accelerator. So, my question is: is there any sensor or other malfunction that might create this issue? It would be quite awesome to be able to get the vehicle up and running on her limited funds.
Thanks for any help!!
#315 of 372 Re: Jeep Liberty 2005 won't start [dgrogan]
Oct 26, 2010 (3:15 am)
My guess is replace the battery, probably not charging anymore.
#317 of 372 2002 jeep liberty electical issues
Nov 04, 2010 (5:50 am)
interior lights blink when turning signal on, dash board lights quit working, rear passenger and front passenger parking lights quit working. Bulbs and fuses have been checked. Has anyone else had this problem? Could it be coming from the the turning signal "arm" since all the problems are controlled by it?
Nov 05, 2010 (8:19 pm)
">link titlemy daughter has an 04 liberty, tonight when she got in it to go someplace it would not start and the radio wont shut off, even with the key out of the ignition and the door open.
Anyone know what the problem might be?
#319 of 372 2008 Jeep Liberty 4wd AT
Nov 07, 2010 (9:02 am)
instrument panel lights that are on right now are these....traction sensor, ABS, ESP, BAS, Serv 4wd....this is a theft recovery vehicle, that runs great and looks great with 24,000 miles on it. Not sure where to begin with getting these lights taken care of....is there a module that controls them...more than one module....4wd not working, power mirrors not working...any suggestions what to look at first.....Thanks for your help
#320 of 372 Re: jeep liberty 2005 electrical issues [gofarcar]
Nov 07, 2010 (12:42 pm)
I'm posting a follow up to my mysterious Jeep Liberty horn stuck and headlight flashing report. It wasn't long before I noticed the carpet on the entire driver's side was absolutely soaked, sopping, drenched — A LEAK! I cut the carpeting out (it was staring to stink) and I found a wire harness with hundreds of wires underneath soaking in a channel of water. My mechanic assured me that a wet wire harness would cause all kinds of crazy problems. Since it has all dried out all the problems have ended. I have not isolated te leak yet but I've learned there's a drain in the sunroof area that can get clogged and back up water that overflows behind panels. Also suspect is the new windshield I had installed a few months ago — it had not rained since then. Hope this info is helpful to someone! Cheers.
#321 of 372 Re: '06 Liberty, 3.7 [nypddmom]
Nov 08, 2010 (10:06 am)
Has anyone been told to remove neg. battery cable and let the airbag system discharge before going through with the resistor replacement? Any help appreciated>
#322 of 372 Re: '06 Liberty, 3.7 [pop16]
Nov 08, 2010 (1:01 pm)
I guess I don't know what resistor replacement you are talking about but looking through the '06 Jeep Liberty service manual it is recommended that you disconnect the negative side of the battery for just about everything including changing light bulbs.
Better to be safe than sorry, that being said I hardly ever do it myself and have never had a problem.
Hope this was helpful