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post #16 of 114 Old 06-17-2011, 06:49 PM
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175k on mine, but it threw a rod and destroyed the engine. Too bad these engines are so expensive to replace.
Actually there pretty cheap compared to most newer engines.


'02 Liberty sitting on 35" tires,HP44,RockJock60,and AtlasII t-case
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post #17 of 114 Old 06-17-2011, 11:59 PM
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Fairly easy to even find a good used one too
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post #18 of 114 Old 06-18-2011, 12:15 AM
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05 sport with 98k and outside of normal wear and tear, had the serpentine belt idler pulley bearing seize up and shred the belt at around 75k. That's the only time she's ever broke on me.
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post #19 of 114 Old 06-18-2011, 01:33 AM
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04 sport...think were closing in on a whopping 50k haha we don't drive too far, wife walks to work too
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post #20 of 114 Old 06-18-2011, 09:20 AM
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Actually there pretty cheap compared to most newer engines.
I'd really love to see one, rebuilds are well over 2k and used ones are like 1800+ for engines with really high mileage. If you can link to one that is any cheaper than that, I'd love to see it for future reference.
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post #21 of 114 Old 06-20-2011, 09:45 AM
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'03 Limited - 136k

Other than new shocks/springs all the way around, new A/C compressor, and other wear items... everything's been fine. *knock on wood*
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post #22 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 05:23 AM
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I have 117,000 on my '02 Liberty Sport. Pretty much maintenance stuff - brakes, belts and hoses and recently my AC compressor went belly up so that cost a few C's too It's been paid for a couple of years now and I hope to get a few more out of it too. Love having no payments. I've been happy to own mine.
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post #23 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 06:08 AM
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05 sport with 146,000 nothing wrong yet...knock on wood
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post #24 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 07:19 AM
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Brakes done at 80

Only problem I've had so far was a CEL for a gas cap at 70k. $5 later Good to go!

Oh and a battery but that happened the day I bought it and was fixed on the spot.

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post #25 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 11:24 AM
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04 limited 197k ><
No real problems... Knock on wood.
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post #26 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 06:09 PM
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I'd really love to see one, rebuilds are well over 2k and used ones are like 1800+ for engines with really high mileage. If you can link to one that is any cheaper than that, I'd love to see it for future reference.
I can build a 3.7 with all brand new OEM parts for about $3000,might be about $3500 now with the part price increases that have been going on lately.And yes that would be 100% new parts for the long block and heads.

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post #27 of 114 Old 06-25-2011, 06:11 PM
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I had a 2004 Sport.

Went through several coils.
Had to replace the shaft between the key tumbler and the ignition switch in the steering column.
Battery left me stranded.
Front axle leaked on the pass side end seal and the pinion seal.
Rear axle howled between 50 - 60 mph
Replaced the breaks all the way around @80K
Needed a clutch
Kept going through tail lights
Replaced the ball joints (under warranty)
At the last oil change, the oil looked like mayo -- yep, water in the oil.

I could go on and on. Suffice to say, I had a few more issues than folks list here.

So, at ~103k I traded her in.



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post #28 of 114 Old 06-29-2011, 03:55 PM
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03 liberty kj sport 91k miles needs a new pcm but thats the only problem so far.
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post #29 of 114 Old 07-01-2011, 08:31 PM
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03 limited 119,500 iv only had it for the last 500 but its been good so far. but i did see a 04 with 249k on CL
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post #30 of 114 Old 07-04-2011, 06:32 AM
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02 sport 126000
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