Jeep Liberty: Power Steering
The standard power steering system will give you good vehicle response and increased ease of maneuverability in tight spaces. The system will provide mechanical steering capability if power assist is lost.
If for some reason the power assist is interrupted, it will still be possible to steer your vehicle. Under these conditions, you will observe a substantial increase in steering effort, especially at very low vehicle speeds and during parking maneuvers.
вЂў Increased noise levels at the end of the steering wheel travel are considered normal and do not indicate that there is a problem with the power steering system.
вЂў Upon initial start-up in cold weather, the power steering pump may make noise for a short amount of time.
This is due to the cold, thick fluid in the steering system. This noise should be considered normal, and it does not in any way damage the steering system.
Continued operation with reduced power steering assist could pose a safety risk to yourself and others.
Service should be obtained as soon as possible.
Prolonged operation of the steering system at the end of the steering wheel travel will increase the steering fluid temperature and it should be avoided when possible. Damage to the power steering pump may occur.
Cleaning after off-road driving
Ensure that the areas around air intakes and the front grille are clean and clear of debris. Pay particular attention to the lower grille and radiator. Failure to do so may cause the engine t ...
1. To open the sun shade completely, pull the control as far back as possible (to the auto open position) and release it. 2. To fully open the laminated panoramic roof, pull the control as far ...
Defensive driving means вЂњalways expect the unexpected.вЂќ The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts on page 3‑12. ○ Assume that other road use ...