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Air Bag Not Deploy problems of the 2003 Jeep Liberty - part 1



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

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 1
Failure Date: 03/26/2016

The contact owned a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving 40 mph, the contact rear ended another vehicle, spun out, and crashed into a brick house. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained injuries to the head, hip, pelvis, ribs, neck, back, and stomach. Medical attention was required. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to the original owner. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 170,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 2
Failure Date: 03/21/2016

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that while adding air into the tires of the vehicle, the drivers side air bag deployed inadvertently. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 15v046000 (air bags) however the remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The contact mentioned that the vehicle was involved in a minor accident where the contact hit a patch of black ice, shortly after the repair and the air bag failed to deploy until recently. The contact stated that a police report was filed for the accident. The contact stated that no injuries were sustained. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 136,000. The VIN was not available.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 3
Failure Date: 03/04/2016

The contact owned a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving approximately 25 mph in snowy weather, the vehicle failed to stop when the brake pedal was depressed. The vehicle crashed into a bridge abutment. The frontal air bags did not deploy. The contact suffered a concussion and chest bruises that required medical attention. The contact was treated and released. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed and towed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 168,993.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 4
Failure Date: 01/15/2016

Tl- the contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated while driving 60 mph the vehicle was involved in an accident. The air bags did not deploy. The failure occurred without warning. The vehicle had to be towed an independent mechanic. There was one injury that required medical attention. The contact suffered from sore swollen ribs, a broken right wrist , and a swollen left hand. A police report was filed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure with the air bags not deploying. The contact received notification of nhsta campaign number :15v046000 (air bags)however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The failure mileage was 125,000. VIN tool confirms parts are unavailable. Kh.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 5
Failure Date: 01/14/2016

My daughter wrecked her Jeep Liberty on 1/14 and airbags did not deploy. She ran off road hit a drainage pipe that went under a driveway proceeded to hit a fire hydrant then a guide wire that went to a power pole then the car proceeded to roll several times. The airbags did not deploy.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 6
Failure Date: 09/29/2015

Tl- the contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that while driving at a low speed and turning left into a parking space the vehicle crashed into a light pole. The air bag had not deployed. A police report was not filed. Medical attention was required. The approximate failure mileage was 118,761. Bd.


car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 7
Failure Date: 09/17/2015

The contact owned a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving approximately 45 mph, the contact's vehicle was run off the road by another vehicle. The contact crashed into a pole. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained head trauma, injuries to the left humerus, right wrist, eight broken ribs, and punctured lungs that required medical attention. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to a tow lot. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15v673000 (air bags). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 8
Failure Date: 03/05/2015

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle slid on ice and crashed into a traffic sign, a fence and a telephone pole. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed and it was unknown if any injuries were sustained. The vehicle was towed to a salvage lot and deemed completely destroyed. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 12v527000 (air bags). The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 9
Failure Date: 01/14/2015

Tl- the contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated that while driving on a icy road the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a huge rock causing significant damage to the front end of the vehicle. The contact indicated that during the incident the air bags did not deploy. The driver suffered a fractured left hand along with bruises and contusions to the upper torso. A police report was taken at the seen. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000. Jft.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 10
Failure Date: 01/04/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. The contact stated while driving approximately 25 mph, the engine stalled without warning. The vehicle was restarted and when the accelerator pedal was depressed the vehicle suddenly stalled and crashed into a telephone pole. The air bags failed to deploy and the seat belt had not restrained the contact which caused the contact to sustain back and neck injuries which required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000. The VIN was unavailable. Djr.


 
car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 11
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 12
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 13
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 14
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 15
Failure Date: 10/21/2012

While traveling eastbound the car in front of me stopped all of sudden due to car in front of them changing direction from turning to going straight. I crashed into the rear of the car in front of me. My Jeep has extensive damage. The airbags did not deploy. My passenger and myself had head injuries and knee injuries had the airbags deployed there wouldn't have been no injuries. Something needs to be recalled about this problem.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 16
Failure Date: 08/06/2012

The contact owns a 2003 Jeep Liberty. While driving approximately 25 mph, the vehicle crashed into another vehicle and caused significant damage to the front end. The air bags did not deploy. The driver sustained an injured left shoulder that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 123,000.

car   Air Bag Not Deploy problem 17
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 18
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 19
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 20
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 21
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 22
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 23
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 24
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 25
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.