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post #1 of 15 Old 10-08-2013, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Should I get my jeep looked at under warranty?

There's a few things I noticed that don't seem right on my jeep and wonder if I should have it looked at and if it can be taken care of under warranty (6k miles/1 year left). I was wondering if anyone else had any of these problems and what they did about it. This jeep also hasn't had any accidents or previous owners.

1) Tow/haul button sticks down and I have to pop it back up with a knife or blade. I've never spilled anything sticky on it and I regularly clean it.

2) The top of the driver door has a small collision point with the frame of the car when it's closed. There is a spot on the door and frame where the paint has been chipped/scratched off due to this. I'm assuming it's been like this out of the factory and that the paint has just started rubbing off over the 2 years that I've had it.

3) Driver window switch has to be pulled up harder/farther then the other three windows on the driver control panel

4) Rubber seal running from the rear tire well along the bottom of the back seat door entrances is loose and always falls down. I constantly have to push them back into place.

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post #2 of 15 Old 10-08-2013, 07:29 PM
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Number 4 I noticed when I had my tires rotated. No big deal just pop it back up.

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post #3 of 15 Old 10-09-2013, 02:56 PM
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I have the same problem#4 I keep pushing it back in too, its the least of my concerns with this Jeep right now...
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post #4 of 15 Old 10-10-2013, 08:16 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah #4 is becoming one of those things where it's a routine to check before getting in every time haha
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post #5 of 15 Old 10-12-2013, 04:03 PM
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I have the #1 issue as well. Annoying as hell but I haven't had it looked at yet.
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post #6 of 15 Old 10-13-2013, 07:35 AM
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#1 The tow/haul button will stick if it pushed down at an angle (with any sideways pressure). I played around with it and found a way of pushing it in that doesn't cause it to get stuck. Try pushing as straight down as possible.
#2 I got some Mopar touch up paint for $13 that I use periodically.
#3 If the switches aren't working as they should, I would visit the dealer under warranty. Otherwise I would visit a junkyard and pick up a spare switch bank for cheap and swap it out. The same switches are used in almost every 4 door Chrysler Vehicle from 2007-present.
#4 I had this too. A good bit of RTV silicone took care of it.

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post #7 of 15 Old 10-14-2013, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for posting everyone so I know that most of these problems aren't just happening to me haha. Going to take it in to the dealership sometime this week hopefully and I'll post back what they covered, etc
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post #8 of 15 Old 10-15-2013, 09:17 PM
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I've had the #1 as well. Mashing the hell out of it from time to time keeps it free. I think it gets some dirt or something in it. I don't have any of the rest at 30000 miles.
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post #9 of 15 Old 10-16-2013, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
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Okay so I dropped my Jeep off at the dealership today and they took a look. Surprisingly, my experience with the dealership went very well. Just about everything was covered under warranty. They ordered a new tow/haul switch + assembly and a new driver side window switch control panel thing. They also looked at the loose rubber seal and said there was a few small cracks so rather then just glue it back on, they would replace both of them as well. That stuff was all covered free under warranty, but for the chipped paint on the top of driver door/frame, he just ordered touch up paint in my color for $10. All in all, worked out pretty good.
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post #10 of 15 Old 10-18-2013, 10:05 PM
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Thanks...I think I've been cursed. My transfer has sprung a leak. Putting it up on ramps tomorrow to check it out. Just fixing to hit 30000 miles.
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post #11 of 15 Old 10-20-2013, 11:49 AM
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Okay so I dropped my Jeep off at the dealership today and they took a look. Surprisingly, my experience with the dealership went very well. Just about everything was covered under warranty. They ordered a new tow/haul switch + assembly and a new driver side window switch control panel thing. They also looked at the loose rubber seal and said there was a few small cracks so rather then just glue it back on, they would replace both of them as well. That stuff was all covered free under warranty, but for the chipped paint on the top of driver door/frame, he just ordered touch up paint in my color for $10. All in all, worked out pretty good.
Roseville?

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post #12 of 15 Old 10-21-2013, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Roseville?
I would have if I were home...up at school now in the UP about 10 hours away from roseville haha
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post #13 of 15 Old 10-23-2013, 03:38 PM
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Oh. I was gonna say that Roseville has a great service department.

Express Lube in the back can't change oil properly if the engineers were sitting right there with them.

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post #14 of 15 Old 11-03-2013, 05:19 PM
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By all means have your Liberty inspected while under warranty when Chrysler sends you the card to have it inspected. i waited a month and was told my life time power train warranty was voided because I didn't come in on time. I called Chrysler and they just read the sales contract to me and basically said tough beans.
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post #15 of 15 Old 11-04-2013, 10:40 AM
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By all means have your Liberty inspected while under warranty when Chrysler sends you the card to have it inspected. i waited a month and was told my life time power train warranty was voided because I didn't come in on time. I called Chrysler and they just read the sales contract to me and basically said tough beans.
No lifetime powertrain warranty on a 2011.

... plus the topic doesn't have one issue related to powertrain anyway.

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