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Inside the Liberty control-arm recall

by David Zatz on

After a single crash, with no injuries, FCA has chosen to recall around 326,000 2004-07 Jeep Libertys to replace the lower control arms — at no cost to the owner.

The problem is that the control arms could hold water, which could lead to corrosion and fractures, compromising the driver’s control.  A similar recall, covering the same model years, was issued in 2012, for 347,000 Libertys in the US “salt belt,” as well as vehicles sold in Canada and other snow-prone locations. The current recall does not appear to be limited by state.

2005 Jeep Liberty

Customers with additional concerns may contact their dealers or call the FCA US Recall Information Center at (800)-853-1403.

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