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2011 Jeep Liberty ran without oil, did this cause my engine to blow?

Your oil pan didn't rust I would just like to point out that your oil pan can't just rust out. It is made of material that doesn't rust. So when you had a hole in your oil pan it more than likely ...
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Correct Relay Splicing Methodology (Backup Camera & Reverse Wire)?

Neither of those diagrams would work the way you want them to. In diagram one power never reaches the lights as up to pin 86 is grounded. In diagram two power reaches the lights, but pin 86 is never ...
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Correct Relay Splicing Methodology (Backup Camera & Reverse Wire)?

You can't do that either way you tried. You need power +86 from the reverse wire, and a suitable ground path +85 for the other side of the coil. You'll have to add wire and find bare metal or ...
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Parking brake needs constant maintenance

Anti-seize isn't actually the product you are looking for, it's designed to keep threads from seizing, not to lubricate parts that are moving often. What you want is an actual brake lubricant that ...
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2004 Jeep Liberty overheating

tl dr; - Once the radiator is changed, it's probably going to clear up most of the issues. It could be several issues happening all at once, but let's focus on first things. You're car is most likely ...
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Can 2008 engine be installed in 2009 liberty?

Where did the replacement engine come from? Look up a VIN decoder for the Jeep online. That'll tell you which engine it came with. Then check the engine serial number (it's on the block). More google-...
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2003 Jeep Liberty 3.7 v6 misfire

The coils have a 3 wire connector. Power Ground and signal. Check the power and ground with a test light. The best thing to do is to use a spark tester and pull each coil one at a time. While this ...
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tpms issues on 2009 jeep liberty

If the TPMS sensors were replaced (not refurbed with new batteries), they need to be synced with the vehicle. There's a special tool for this. In order for the vehicle to know which sensors belong to ...
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Parking brake needs constant maintenance

Besides the already provided answer to use grease instead of anti-seize: If the car has a manual transmission, do not pull the parking brake up as hard as you can. Pull it up lightly and leave the ...
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can too much antifreeze cause a p1281 code

No. A P1281 code means the engine isn't reaching operating temp in the amount of time the ECM expects. Usually a bad thermostat.
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Ac on 2006 jeep liberty

Before tearing into the AC system I would cross all my t's and dot my I's. The fastest way to check a big chunk of the system is by using the clutch relay. Most relays (not all) can be opened and ...
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Window switch works when it wants to

The problem is most likely a galvanic reaction between the metal of the contact in the connector and the metal in the switch, especially if the switch is an aftermarket one (read: Chinesium). When you ...
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How long will it take for my heat to work after refilling antifreeze?

The heat should be there as soon as your engine gets warm, however long that takes. In an average car (is there such a think), I'd guessedamate that to be in the 3-5 minute range once the vehicle has ...
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2002 jeep liberty limited edition everything lights up but it wont turn on

P0700 refers to a fault within the transmission control module; the module must report that the transmission is in "park" (or, perhaps, neutral) for the starter to operate. However, the error message ...
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Vehicle makes weird sound on left side when braking

When ever an accident occurs, or damage outside of the scope of operation, it is crucial that you have someone qualified inspect the vehicle. Normal operation, maintenance, repair experience is not ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7 MISFIRE multiple cylinders

Great diagnostic work so far. We know that it's not: the plug the coil pack the wire between the pack and plug the ECM Something is interfering with the power levels between the ECM and the coil ...
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Gas pedal stops responding after driving for some time

I'm 98% positive that the thottle in a Jeep Liberty is electronic, so probably the pedal isn't really connected to the throttle body. With this in mind, given your assestment on the behavior and the ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty 3.7 v6 misfires and bucks

From interpreting the question and the comment I would recommend the following: Change both fuel and air filter. I don't exactly where the fuel filter should be in your vehicle. Normally it is near ...
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