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Unread 10-28-2010, 11:42 AM   #1
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Question after test drive

I was looking at a 2008 Limited Liberty and noticed a couple times at a stop when letting off the peddle the car would shudder. Wasn't sure if it was something to to with the engine or transmission. Any advise would help. Just wondering if it's something major, if so I don't want to buy the vehicle.


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Unread 10-28-2010, 11:50 AM   #2
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i wouldnt take it

lets see what others say
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Unread 10-28-2010, 11:58 AM   #3
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Theres a few TSBs for a Shutter in the 08 KK. Was it when you were accelerating then let off the peddle? do you know where the RPM was?
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Unread 10-28-2010, 12:25 PM   #4
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It was when I was at a stop letting my foot off the brake. I would barely get my foot on the gas. If pushing the gas pedal at all.
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Unread 10-28-2010, 02:02 PM   #5
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mine does that too, when the drivetrain is cold. it stops doing that when it reaches designed temp levels.
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Unread 10-29-2010, 08:46 AM   #6
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So basically it should be ok?
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Unread 10-29-2010, 10:26 AM   #7
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I never had that issue when i had my KK stock so i cant really say, but mine has larger tires on it now so it will behave differently than yours.
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Unread 10-29-2010, 02:02 PM   #8
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it sure looks normal to me, i mean it only happens when drivetrain is cold and goes away soon after it warms up. im @ 27k miles already and it didnt cause any problems at all. i have all outstanding TSBs performed on my car. it still does it. it might b annoying, but not harmful
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Unread 10-30-2010, 08:27 AM   #9
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My 2008 Limited Does it too... Felt kinda weird at first, but I have gotten use to it.. I have 43k miles now, and no issues with the liberty, except i have had 2 power window regulators go out this year..
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Unread 10-30-2010, 09:33 AM   #10
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I think you should be good with that many miles and no problems.
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