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Unread 05-15-2011, 10:40 AM   #1
superbobx2
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Help! Lots of problems with '02 Liberty

Just got our vehicle back from the dealership (which, btw, charged almost $200 just for the diagnostics- "2 hours" of labor). They said that the heads are cracked on the right side of the motor, the gaskets need replacin' on the L side, the radiator is leaking, and 2 ignition coils are messed up- something about the thermostat? They wanted $3,233 to fix these "high-acuity" problems. Also, there are broken vac lines from the gas tank and the high pressure power steering lines are also damaged- total cost for all repairs $4,346.68.

Now besides the fact that we don't have that kind of money lying around, and are also unfortunately not mechanically inclined either, does anybody have any suggestions of where to take this vehicle for a more reasonable cost? I was looking at what people had said earlier on the forums with heads that needed replacing, and it seemed like most people got it done for 500-700 only, and I think that was a large part of what the dealership said went into the cost. Would most mechanics be able to fix this and be able to obtain some remanufactured heads or something to that effect to cut down on the cost? Should I try to find the parts myself and find a shop to just do the labor? Should I just give up entirely and drive my Jeep off a [scenic] cliff?

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