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Air Bag Not Deploy problems of the 2003 Jeep Liberty



24 problems related to air bag not deploy have been reported for the 2003 Jeep Liberty.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 1
Failure Date: 09/20/2014

The vehicle went into the ditch head on and the air bags did not deploy. The driver ended up with a broken jaw, split lip and lost 5 teeth.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 2
Failure Date: 07/30/2014

I was driving at 40 mph when a vehicle ran a red light and I t-boned the other vehicle. The airbags in my vehicle never deployed. This was a hard hitting front end collision that caused by vehicle to spin two times around and leave my vehicle facing the opposite direction after spinning around twice. The police officer on the scene said he was amazed that the airbags did not deploy.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 3
Failure Date: 12/05/2013

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact was traveling various speeds and lost control of the vehicle, jumping a curb and crashing into an embankment. The air bags failed to deploy and the front end of the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The contact sustained neck, back and chest injuries. The front passenger sustained a fractured wrist. The vehicle was destroyed and a police report was filed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 4
Failure Date: 11/16/2012

While driving the vehicle the airbag indicator light began to flash and an audible alarm sounded. Now I am concerned that our vehicle has same defect with the airbags inadvertently inflating as being investigated by the NHTSA. The vehicle airbag system has never been deployed or serviced or replaced.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 5
Failure Date: 02/21/2012

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty sport. While driving 35 mph, the contact was involved in a head-on crash where the air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle was destroyed. The driver sustained neck and back injuries. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 105,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 6
Failure Date: 09/17/2010

Was driving and all of sudden vehicle went out of control ,rolling over numerous times and ending up in the opposite lane. Vehicle was hit buy another vehicle and air bags never deployed. Car was completely demolished .


car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 7
Failure Date: 12/19/2009

Traveling speed limit at 55 mph. Slide on black ice. Car went head on in hill in the median of the road and rolled twice. Glass shattered-all windows. Vehicle totaled. Front, hood both caved in. . Car started smoking on impact. Had to rent car to travel home from OH to TN. Had to purchase new vehicle. Injuries to 2 children-minor cuts. Myself. . Very stiff and sore esp. In neck, wrist and back areas. Airbags never deployed!!!!.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 8
Failure Date: 06/19/2007

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving 35 mph, the contact applied the brakes and they locked. As a result, the contact's vehicle rear ended another vehicle. The road conditions were wet. The front air bags failed to deploy. The contact suffered bruising on the right shoulder and a cut on the neck from the seat belt. The passenger suffered soreness. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The current and failure mileages were 40,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 9
Failure Date: 06/08/2007

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. In December of 2006, while driving 55 mph, the steering wheel began to shake uncontrollably. The contact was unable to immediately stop the vehicle. There was snow on the ground at the time of the failure. The mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. Most recently, while driving 35 mph, the steering wheel began to shake uncontrollably and the vehicle rolled over and crashed into a ditch. Three passengers were injured and the vehicle was destroyed. A police report was filed. On both occasions, the air bags failed to deploy. The contact informed the insurance company that there was something wrong with the steering wheel, however, they were unable to determine the cause of the crash. The vehicle was towed. The current mileage was 94,000 and failure mileage was 87,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 10
Failure Date: 12/27/2006

- the contact had a 2003 Jeep Liberty with an odometer reading of 58000 miles. The contact was driving at 30 mph under cold but dry conditions he lost control of the vehicle and went into a ditch. Upon impact the air bag did not deploy. On 12-12-06 contact received recall 03v460000 for lower ball joints. The police report for the crash was available. The contact felt that the vehicle's design and ball joint failure were the reasons for the crash. Updated 2/6/2007 - the consumer injured his right hand and left leg.


 
car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 11
Failure Date: 03/24/2006

My son was involved in a one car accident. My son was in the middle of a sharp curve on a 2 lane road when he noticed a car approaching from the opposite direction. The front passenger of my son's car estimated their speed at 50 mph. The approaching vehicle scared my son and he jerked the steering wheel to the right and hit his brakes. The 2003 Jeep Liberty skidded head-on into a ditch and then flipped end-over-end twice. My son and the front passenger suffered only minor injuries. No doubt the seat belts saved their lives but the front air bags did not deploy. The car was totaled by the insurance company.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 12
Failure Date: 10/07/2005

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty renegade. On October 7, 2005 it was raining and it caused the vehicle to hydro-plane. While driving at 45 mph the brakes skidded, and the contact was unable to control the steering. This caused the vehicle to hit a tree. When she hit the tree both frontal airbags failed to deploy. The contact sustained injuries, and unable to return to work for the time being. The vehicle is currently at the dealership. The manufacturer said that the airbags had to meet certain conditions before they would deploy. The insurance company claimed that vehicle hit in a way that the airbag sensor should have picked it up. The contact requested that the insurance company and manufacturer should investigate it.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 13
Failure Date: 08/15/2005

The contact wife was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty,when the vehicle struck a tree while traveling approximately 50 mph. The driver's side and passenger's side air bags did not deploy. The vehicle is at a body shop to get an estimate on the repairs. The service dealer has been notified, but has not returned any calls. The consumer has not contacted the manufacturer yet. The vehicle had not been involved in any previous accidents. The consumer states the airbag light was not illuminated indicating any problems.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 14
Failure Date: 07/30/2005

In July 2005 I had an accident with my 2003 Jeep Liberty it caused about 8,000 damage to the front of my Jeep and the air bags did not deploy I checked the web site car stats. Com and there are a lot of the same accidents on this site for the Jeep and the airbags did not deploy Chrysler said it is not their fault.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 15
Failure Date: 05/15/2005

Involved in accident on 5/13/05. Vehicle was totalled due to front end damage, air bags did not deploy. Vehicle was at a speed of about 45-55 pmh. No airbag deployed. Car is equipped with front dirver and passenger air bag. Frontal impact occured. Contact cannot remember seat belt. No airbag warning light was present. Contact has pictures of damages. Police report was filed.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 16
Failure Date: 01/15/2005

While driving 35 mph the vehicle collided into a telephone pole. The airbags did not deploy impact. The driver sustained head injuries and bruised ribs. The cause had not been determined. Please provide additional information.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 17
Failure Date: 01/11/2005

Vehicle was going at approximately 25 mph through an intersection and was t-boned on the passenger side by another vehicle going about 35 mph. The vehicle was knocked head on into a water hydrant and a tree and the air bags failed to deploy. Vehicle was totaled.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 18
Failure Date: 12/26/2004

My wife jessica and son andrew were traveling on interstate 80 east bound the day after christmas 2004 when we hit a patch of ice and were thrown off the road, down a bank and struck a tree head on at a speed of 40-50 mph. Our air bags did not deploy and our seat belts did not lock up. I was in the passenger seat and was thrown forward towards the window and my wife flew up and hit the grab bar on the drivers side. I contacted Jeep and was told that an air bag should not have deployed. My mechanic had told me that there was enough force to deploy the air bags. I do not feel safe in this vehicle any longer.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 19
Failure Date: 12/13/2004

I was driving on i65north at a rate of speed of approximately 45- 50 mph when I hit a patch of ice and lost control of my 2003 Jeep Liberty. I spun out and hit a concrete bridge abutment head on with such impact that my Jeep was totaled at over $20,000 in damage. My air bag did not deploy and I hit my head on the steering wheel resulting in a severe head contusion requiring approximately 30 sutures from a skilled plastic surgeon. The plastic surgeon commented during the procedure that had my air bags deployed, I would not have sustained such an injury.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 20
Failure Date: 10/31/2004

The vehicle has been involved in three separate frontal collisions. The dual air bags did not deploy. Please provide additional information.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 21
Failure Date: 08/14/2004

Wife was tavelling in 2003 Jeep Liberty, was involved in front end collision at approx 40 mph, air bags did not deploy.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 22
Failure Date: 12/28/2003

While pulling out of a parking area gas pedal became stuck to the floor. Vehicle accelerated, and the consumer lost control, and struck a tree. After striking the tree vehicle struck an abutment head on and flipped completely over. Consumer suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital. The police did respond to the accident. The air bags did not deploy upon impact.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 23
Failure Date: 11/05/2003

While driving 50 mph vehicle lost control without warning. When consumer applied the brakes vehicle surged forward into a guard rail. Air bags failed to deploy. Driver sustained back injuries.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 24
Failure Date: 08/09/2003

2 car accidents where another car hydro-planed into front driver side corner of my 2003 Jeep Liberty. The airbags did not deploy. The vehicle then was forced off the road at a 90 degree angle and we went off the road down a slope about 20-30 feet until we hit an embankment. My seat belt did not hold me and I hit the rear view mirror. I suffered a concussion with 1/2 hour of memory loss and a wound to my head that required staples to close. The car was registered a total loss by the other drivers insurance company. . . Electric insurance company claim # 2003081105302.