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Jeep Liberty Ball Joints

Jeep Liberty Ball Joint Defective Product Injury Lawsuits

Jeep Liberty Ball Joints | Lawsuits, Lawyers | Defective Product: Injury | Recall, Loss Of Steering Control, Ball Joint Separation

On August 1, 2006 Chrysler Group recalled 832,000 Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicles because of the potential loss of steering control. The front suspension lower ball joint might experience excessive wear and looseness, causing the ball joint to separate. The recall affects all Jeep Liberty SUVs from the 2002-2006 model years.

The automaker to date has received 111 complaints about the problem and 3 reports of injuries. Most of the complaints, describe the ball joint failing, which causes the vehicle's front end to drop onto one or both of the front tires.

Prior Recall

This is not the first time a Jeep Liberty vehicle has been recalled due to the same problem. The automaker recalled more than 300,000 2002-2003 Liberty vehicles in November 2003 because of problems with the ball joints. During the first few months of 2006, the government imitated an investigation of the 2004 Liberty after receiving complaints about the ball joints separating. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the alleged separations happened on Liberty’ with 25,000 miles to more than 67,000 miles.

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If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective ball joint on a Jeep Liberty vehicle, please fill out the form at the right for a free case evaluation by a qualified product liability attorney or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).



 

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Jeep Liberty Suspension Failure Recall

Aug 8, 2006 | www.consumeraffairs.com
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ordered the recall of 826,687 Jeep Liberty SUVs because the front suspension may fail and cause a crash. On some Jeep Liberty vehicles, NHTSA reports that the "constant tension front lower ball joints may experience contamination" causing the ball joint to wear prematurely and loosen. Eventually, the NHTSA report concludes, the ball joint could separate causing a loss of steering control and "increasing the risk of a crash." ...

Jeep Recalls 2002-2006 Liberty SUV

Aug 1, 2006 | AP
Chrysler Group is recalling more than 800,000 Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicles because of the potential loss of steering control, the automaker said Tuesday. DaimlerChrysler AG spokesman Max Gates said the front suspension lower ball joint could experience excessive wear and looseness, leading the ball joint to separate. The recall affects 832,000 Liberty SUVs from the 2002-2006 model years. Gates said the automaker has received 111 complaints about the problem and reports of three injuries....

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