Bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
080100105/25/2001620059Subject regarding airbag / clock spring service for various models including 2002 model year jeep liberty. *tt07/10/2001
0800600REV12/29/2000080600618049Subject regarding wire splice repairs. *sb04/03/2001
080699A12/17/19990806996089713Customers may complain of radio interference to / from two way radio receivers. *tt02/24/2000
18129703/14/19976088886Concerns with erroneous mil illumination. drivability improvement. *nlm01/11/2000
083209709/19/19976088834Information regarding nhtsa authorized airbag deactivation for medical necessity. *nlm01/10/2000
08399711/28/19976088845Vehicle may experience remote keyless entry transmitter batteries discharge prematurely. *nlm01/10/2000
08079702/21/19976088794Concerns with remote keyless entry (rke) horn chip feature disabled. *nlm01/07/2000
081897A07/03/199708-18-976088798Information regarding clicking/tapping noise coming fom under instrument panel. *nlm01/07/2000
08269707/23/19976088812Concerns with airbag warning lamp stays dimly illuminated. *nlm01/07/2000
082797A09/26/199708-27-976088814Vehicle may expereience inoperative cd player sales code raz radio. *nlm01/07/2000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - BATTERY
08399711/28/199754162Condition with keyless entry (rke) transmitter batteries discharge prematurely. *yc03/30/1998
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
08219705/23/19976088803Information regarding no start - engin failed to crank. *nlm01/07/2000
18489812/30/1998603144Subject regarding ignition system cross fire/ secondary ignition wire induction. *ak02/04/1999
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - MODULE
181397A06/13/199718-13-9752528Cold engine idle fluctuation. *tw08/14/1997
08019702/03/199751278Jtec powertrain control module wiring harness connector repair packages. *jd06/27/1997
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING
08060002/25/2000609995This bulletin provides a revised wire splice procedure and related parts. *tt04/12/2000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
08189707/03/199752979Clicking and tapping noise coming from under the instrument panel. *yc11/06/1997
08039702/14/199751970Inoperative guages. *tw07/17/1997

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
08/23/200496488
 Tl. the contact owns a 1997 dodge dakota. the contact stated while driving at 30 mph the heater blower malfunctioned. the vehicle has no heat nor defroster. the contact had the heater blower, motor, blower fan, and anti-freeze. non of these repairs have remedied the vehicle. the contact stated the vehicle is unsafe to drive in the winter climate due to the defroster malfunctioning. the contact has not called the manufacturer. the failure mileage was 96,400. jo
08/23/200496488
 Tl. the contact owns a 1997 dodge dakota. the contact stated while driving at 30 mph the heater blower malfunctioned. the vehicle has no heat nor defroster. the contact had the heater blower, motor, blower fan, and anti-freeze. non of these repairs have remedied the vehicle. the contact stated the vehicle is unsafe to drive in the winter climate due to the defroster malfunctioning. the contact has not called the manufacturer. the failure mileage was 96,400. jo
08/23/200496488
 Tl. the contact owns a 1997 dodge dakota. the contact stated while driving at 30 mph the heater blower malfunctioned. the vehicle has no heat nor defroster. the contact had the heater blower, motor, blower fan, and anti-freeze. non of these repairs have remedied the vehicle. the contact stated the vehicle is unsafe to drive in the winter climate due to the defroster malfunctioning. the contact has not called the manufacturer. the failure mileage was 96,400. jo
08/23/200496488
 Tl. the contact owns a 1997 dodge dakota. the contact stated while driving at 30 mph the heater blower malfunctioned. the vehicle has no heat nor defroster. the contact had the heater blower, motor, blower fan, and anti-freeze. non of these repairs have remedied the vehicle. the contact stated the vehicle is unsafe to drive in the winter climate due to the defroster malfunctioning. the contact has not called the manufacturer. the failure mileage was 96,400. jo
08/30/2002104/01/1997
 Three computer modules were replaced. *jg
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
04/20/1999102/27/1997
 On april 20,1999 regulator,oil pan,idle air control and window belt faild.(attorney for client)yh
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - BATTERY
06/24/2001
 While parked in garage turned on ignition switch, within second a loud explosion came from under hood. after opening hood noticed top of battery was shattered, and engine compartment was covered with acid. dealer / manufacturer were not notified at this time. provide any further details on this matter.*ak
12/05/1998102/27/1997
 The electrical system (wiring harness) and battery malfunctioned.(attorney for client)yh
01/03/2000
 Transmission acting sluggish. was not shifting into gear properly. would buck severely. prior to this happening, vehicle would stall out for no reason. has happened at least 4-5 times. at dealership, mechanic changed battery, map sensor & the computer chip. problem was not solved. finally indicated transmission was worn out & needed to be replaced with a rebuilt one. *ak
103/30/1997
 Battery failed. mjs
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
05/01/1998
 When turning off bright lights headlights go out. took vehicle to dealer numerous times, cannot remedy because they cannot duplicate problem.*ak
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - MODULE
01/03/2000
 Transmission acting sluggish. was not shifting into gear properly. would buck severely. prior to this happening, vehicle would stall out for no reason. has happened at least 4-5 times. at dealership, mechanic changed battery, map sensor & the computer chip. problem was not solved. finally indicated transmission was worn out & needed to be replaced with a rebuilt one. *ak
08/01/1997105/01/1997
 Car stall due to computer failure. yh
06/01/1997
 Due to a malfunction in the electronic system of the ignition control unit, the vehicle surges/bucks/a noise in the driveline and shifts too hard, which may cause loss of control. there is a tsb on the surging. please provide further information and vin#. *ak
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - SWITCH
06/24/2001
 While parked in garage turned on ignition switch, within second a loud explosion came from under hood. after opening hood noticed top of battery was shattered, and engine compartment was covered with acid. dealer / manufacturer were not notified at this time. provide any further details on this matter.*ak
08/23/1999
 Consumer had turned off ignition with key still in switch. vehicle failed to turn off. would idle 2600-3200 when vehicle first turned on. would keep stalling out if not high idling. would keep pressing accelerator pedal to slow it down. been to dealer at least 5 times for problem that's not solvable.*ak
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING
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 Rear wiring harness is pinched between frame and the bed assembly which has caused an electrical problem. consumer has contacted dealer. *ak the dealer soldered the three broken wires. *yh
01/13/2000101/01/1997
 Broken wires in the steering column, causing the lights to become inoperable. dealer has been notified. owner has had the wiring fixed by a private mechanic.*ak *ml
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - FRONT UNDERHOOD
12/05/1998102/27/1997
 The electrical system (wiring harness) and battery malfunctioned.(attorney for client)yh
06/19/1997104/16/1997
 Abs light stays on due to failure of the engine wiring harness. *yc
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
11/03/20041300001
 The wire harness that plugs the headlights into the dashboard melted. *ak also the parking light and the high beams didn't work. *sc *jb
03/15/2000
 While driving there was a fire in the engine compartment. a couple of days before the fire, engine check light came on. after the ignition was turned off, on a couple of times, a code 12 was displayed on the instrument panel. a mechanic from the dealership stated that the code meant the battery was disconnected. vehicle has been totalled. please provide any further information. *ak
12/30/1999407/01/1999
 When turning on the truck or driving down the road the instrument cluster goes dead. dodge dealer has replaced the instument cluster, dash wiring harness and an engine controll module. i have also had to replace the battery because the problem burned it out twice. $2000.00 and mounting. another part on order. 5th time to dealer.
07/22/199712
 Instrument panel goes to zero,/completely out, including speedometer. driver cannot tell how fast vehicle is traveling. potential for crash, vehicle with dealer for inspection/repair. *ak