NHTSA is investigating some 370,000 Jeep Liberty SUVs due to potential rust issues involving the lower control arms. NHTSA has recieved 9 complaints so far regarding rear control arm failure due to corrosion, with two of the incidents occurring at speeds greater than 50 mph.
The Liberty has faced three previous recalls, in 2003 and 2006, totaling over 1 million vehicles. Corrosion issues, as well as ball joint failure, have plagued the Liberty throughout its life span. Chrysler was not available for comment.
[Source: Detroit News]