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Specs and manual details:
This manual applies to the following models:
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited
2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited
2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport
2004 Jeep Liberty Limited
2004 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2004 Jeep Liberty Columbia Edition
Production year(s): 2002, 2003, 2004
Manual Language: English
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Engine specs/technical specifications:
- The 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty comes with a choice of two engines: a 2.4L inline-4 and a 3.7L V6.
- The 2.4L inline-4 engine produces 150 horsepower at 5,200 RPM.
- The 3.7L V6 engine delivers 210 horsepower at 5,200 RPM.
- The maximum torque output for the 2.4L engine is 165 lb-ft at 4,000 RPM.
- The 3.7L V6 engine generates 235 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 RPM.
- Both engines utilize a single overhead cam (SOHC) configuration.
- The Jeep Liberty features a rear-wheel-drive layout, with available four-wheel drive.
- A five-speed manual transmission is standard on the 2.4L models.
- A four-speed automatic transmission is available for the 3.7L models.
- The SUV has a curb weight of 3,721 lbs (1,687 kg) for the 2WD version and 3,979 lbs (1,805 kg) for the 4WD version.
- The Liberty can tow up to 5,000 lbs (2,268 kg) when properly equipped.
- The 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty has a fuel tank capacity of 18.5 gallons (70 liters).
- The vehicle features an independent front suspension with upper and lower control arms.
- A live axle rear suspension provides added durability and off-road capability.
- The Liberty comes equipped with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes.
- The SUV sports 16-inch steel wheels as standard, with available alloy wheels.
- The tire size for the 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty is 215/75R16 for both front and rear.
- The vehicle measures 174.2 inches (4,425 mm) in length.
- The 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty has a width of 71.1 inches (1,806 mm).
- The SUV stands at a height of 70.2 inches (1,783 mm) for the 2WD version and 71.5 inches (1,816 mm) for the 4WD version.
- The Jeep Liberty has a wheelbase of 104.3 inches (2,650 mm).
- The front track measures 60.0 inches (1,524 mm), while the rear track is 59.8 inches (1,519 mm).
- The 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty offers a ground clearance of 7.8 inches (198 mm) for the 2WD version and 9.4 inches (239 mm) for the 4WD version.
- The SUV has a seating capacity for up to five passengers.
- The cargo volume behind the rear seats is 29.0 cubic feet (821 liters), expanding to 69.0 cubic feet (1,952 liters) with the rear seats folded.
Interesting facts and details about the 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty:
- The Jeep Liberty was introduced in 2002 as a replacement for the Jeep Cherokee (XJ).
- The 2002-2004 Liberty is part of the first generation (KJ) of the model line.
- The vehicle was designed with a blend of modern and classic Jeep styling cues.
- The Liberty is the first Jeep to use the PowerTech engines.
- In 2002, the Jeep Liberty was awarded the North American Truck of the Year.
- The Liberty was available in several trims, including Sport, Limited, and Renegade.
- The Renegade trim featured unique body cladding, a roof-mounted light bar, and off-road-oriented equipment.
- A special edition "Columbia" package was introduced in 2004, featuring unique badges and interior trim.
- The Liberty was available with optional side curtain airbags, a rarity for SUVs at the time.
- The vehicle gained popularity for its off-road prowess and versatility.
Maintenance intervals and general maintenance tips:
- Change the engine oil and filter every 3,000 miles or 3 months, whichever comes first.
- Replace the air filter every 30,000 miles or 24 months.
- Inspect and replace the timing belt every 90,000 miles or 72 months.
- Change the transmission fluid every 30,000 miles or 24 months for manual transmissions, and every 60,000 miles or 48 months for automatic - transmissions.
- Replace the fuel filter every 60,000 miles or 48 months.
- Inspect and replace the spark plugs every 30,000 miles or 24 months.
- Flush and replace the coolant every 100,000 miles or 60 months.
- Check the brake pads, rotors, and drums regularly and replace them as needed.
Common issues and their solutions for the 2002-2004 Jeep Liberty:
Issue: Window regulator failures.
Solution: Replace the faulty window regulator with an upgraded aftermarket version.
Issue: Ball joint wear and premature failure.
Solution: Inspect and replace worn ball joints, and consider upgrading to heavy-duty aftermarket components.
Issue: Transmission cooler line leaks.
Solution: Inspect the transmission cooler lines and replace them if necessary.
Issue: Exhaust manifold cracks and leaks.
Solution: Replace the cracked exhaust manifold with a new unit.
Issue: Fuel tank filler neck corrosion.
Solution: Replace the corroded fuel tank filler neck with a new one.
Popular tuning tips and modifications:
- Upgrade the suspension with a lift kit for improved ground clearance and off-road capability.
- Install larger, more aggressive tires for enhanced traction and off-road performance.
- Add aftermarket bumpers, skid plates, and rock sliders for added protection.
- Upgrade the intake and exhaust systems for increased performance and efficiency.
- Install an aftermarket locking differential for improved off-road traction.
Available accessories and aftermarket options:
- Custom floor mats and cargo liners.
- Interior storage and organization solutions.
- Roof racks and cargo carriers.
- Off-road lighting and light bars.
- Winches and recovery gear.
- Performance brakes and suspension components.
- Custom wheels and off-road tires.
- Aftermarket stereo systems and entertainment upgrades.
- Towing accessories and trailer hitches.
- Protective car covers.
- Off-road capability and versatility.
- Distinctive styling with classic Jeep design elements.
- Available four-wheel drive with low-range transfer case.
- Spacious and comfortable interior.
- A strong aftermarket support network.
- Fuel economy could be better.
- Some reliability issues and common problems
- Limited on-road performance and handling compared to competitors.
- Aging interior materials and technology features.
- Rust and corrosion can be a concern in certain regions.
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