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Unread 11-20-2013, 06:50 PM   #1
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2012 Liberty...2 Odd Problems

Hey all. I love my Jeep but just have 2 problems that are driving me crazy, hoping for some help. First, a vibration right around 50mph. If I punch the gas or hit the brakes it goes away. It only exists under slight acceleration and can be felt/heard within the cabin. Second, a rattling noise above the front passenger seat upon hitting bumps. It is not very loud but is noticeable. It seems like it is coming from the roof but it is so hard to tell. 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited with skyslider.

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Unread 11-21-2013, 08:51 AM   #2
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I also have the vibration on mine. Have been trying to figure out where it is coming from with no luck so far.
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Unread 11-21-2013, 06:23 PM   #3
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I really feel like most people mistake the torque converter lock for a vibration. It should be less of a "vibration" at 65 versus 50 if that's the case.
Rattle above the front passenger seat? The roof or just around the seat area?
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Unread 11-22-2013, 08:55 AM   #4
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My "vibration" occurs from say 50-65 mph. I have never felt it on any other vehicle I have driven before, so its nice to know its nothing serious. Thanks for putting my mind at ease.
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Unread 11-22-2013, 03:03 PM   #5
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How many miles do you have on her?
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Unread 11-22-2013, 09:37 PM   #6
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My 12 Liberty w/8,000 miles on it had a very bad vibration from 65 MPH+. Quite severe between 70-75 MPH.

Turned out the front struts were shot!

Dealer replaced under Warranty.
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Unread 11-23-2013, 07:59 AM   #7
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How many miles do you have on her?
Mine just rolled over 57k. Vibration goes away once I hit ~60mph
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Unread 11-23-2013, 10:30 AM   #8
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Mine just rolled over 57k. Vibration goes away once I hit ~60mph
I'm guessing it's just the torque converter you're feeling.
You're also due for the transmission fluid to be changed (by the dealer).
All other fluids should be changed by now, front diff, transfer case, and rear diff.
Except for the transmission fluid, these can be done by yourself all in less than a days work. Might feel a little better after getting this all done.
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Unread 11-27-2013, 10:38 AM   #9
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Hey all. I love my Jeep but just have 2 problems that are driving me crazy, hoping for some help. First, a vibration right around 50mph. If I punch the gas or hit the brakes it goes away. It only exists under slight acceleration and can be felt/heard within the cabin. Second, a rattling noise above the front passenger seat upon hitting bumps. It is not very loud but is noticeable. It seems like it is coming from the roof but it is so hard to tell. 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited with skyslider.
I first posted this thread a while back. Lots of people have the same.problem. unfortunately. I just live with it now.
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