In this video a simple "crank no start" get a little wild or should I say "hot" on this 2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7 4x4. A code P0320 should be pretty cut and dry right!? Lets have a look!
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46 thoughts on “Jeep liberty crank no start – part i”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars lexis parra says:

    fromcaracas i trying to see your videos but they dont have traslation, i dont know if is my pc configuration but i cant see caption

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Sam Rugtiv says:

    You left the charger on w the key on

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Antonio Claudio Michael says:

    Electrical Sound at the End Not Good Eric O especially since it's now stalling itself again very bizarre @SouthMainAutoRepairLLC

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars michelediane miller says:

    Alot of Jeeps are very much alike the Durango

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars michelediane miller says:

    was crank sensor stuck on on that cylinder????

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Ryan Dailey says:

    Stupid question maybe but hoping to get any feedback I can
    Bought a 2002 Jeep Liberty (202K for basically (Free)) because person doesn't want to deal with it.
    3.7L 4X4 Sport – Owner described oil burn, Valve cover clearly leaking… Pools on the ground where it was always parked, already easy warning sign but I like a challenge.
    On Idle fairly rough… and starting was pretty rough… said starter was replaced. Charged battery while cleaning car, did not improve start.

    My thoughts and what I plan to do:
    (Air) – engine and Interior (for smell, this vehicle was a bit dank as would be from the molded on scum on the driver seat (still don't know what that is, other than coagulated farts)) …. Air filter was plenty new so I didn't bother replacing (Will soon), cabin filter may have been original, and it was absolutely caked in dirt needed to be replaced ages ago…. surprised it didn't break anything (replaced). This is what I intend to do below (with info from previous owner) with info:
    (Oil) – just using regular oil it requires for now and filter
    (Spark) – New NGK Nitro V-Power – 6, – New Ignition coils OEM grade…
    (Ignition) – Battery new within 4 months – Charged fully, and battery tested = Pass
    (Engine) – PCV because of oil loss first and because its cheap…., crank, cam, and throttle position sensor as well.. because $100 to save thousands on and engine. I intend to replace the valve cover gaskets on the both sides.
    (Suspension) – Apparently all front end work has been done (CV, Boot, bearings, shaft, tie rods, at least upper control arms) will look at back if it become a problem to replace lower control arms, why he didn't do both… beyond me… and will look into whatever it needs otherwise.
    (Exhaust) – clear leak that I can hear… havn't look'd under car and don't want to. Exhaust problem can be kids problem not mine (our state has no checks and you can run straight pipes at over 90db if you kiss the mayor and sheriff's ass or get away with it no matter what depends who you are in the city.
    (Body) – all cosmetic but would like to fix some of them eventually. Just the front bumper and the back safety bumper.
    Tires need replaced regardless.. two of the back tires are showing threads and one tire is a different size from all the others… this whole vehicle screams save me…
    (If you have any suggestions please pm me or write hear I would truly appreciate it.) Especially specific 02 jeep liberty answers please!!

    edit : 3 tires are 225/70/16 one is 235/70/16… the 235 is on the front passenger (literally makes me shudder who put that on and was okay with that…) then again it is just wider but whyyyyy…..

    Thank you!

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mohamed Ahmed says:

    What is happening to this jeep is the fact that it's POSSESSED. That's it.

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kasual Skeptik says:

    Where there's smoke, there's a problem…. Definitely a short to ground, bypassing the fuses…

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Barnard Brewer says:

    I had a pitbull Chase a cat up into my Jeep and he chewed everything he could reach they took 2 months to replace the computer and wire harness.the computer maybe acting up

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Barnard Brewer says:

    Pull a Valve cover!

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Barnard Brewer says:

    You a being mean to the Jeep.

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chads House says:

    PLEASE HELP ME, I have a 2003 Jeep Liberty sport 4×4 3.7L v6. I was driving down the road and when it came to a stop at a stoplight the jeep shut off i tried cranking it and no crank, then i cranked it whiling giving it gas and i got it started but it ran extremely rough but i managed to get it into a gas station parking lot and shut it off. I had it towed home and i started doing research. First thing i did was replace the cam sensor and crank sensor along with cleaned the throttle body and IACV. I got finished and tried to start it and got nothing at all. It simply turns over but will not start, I cannot even get it to start when giving it gas or anything. I tried to test to see if it was getting spark and it appears i am not getting spark at coil. I checked the ASD relay and its fine. I checked pressure at fuel rail and it appears i have fuel pressure. Any suggestions please would be greatly appreciated. I understand its hard to help someone without actually seeing the vehicle or anything but i am in desperate need of help its my only vehicle. Anything please. Thanks

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars KRTube75 says:

    I don't get why everyone craps on chrysler vehicles. I had chevy silverado 2500 trucks for business fleet vehicles. They were in the shop so often that I had to hire a full time mechanic to fix them. Switched to Ram 2500 and had to lay off my mechanic as they never have problems. I personally have a 2011 Challenger a 2002 Ram 1500 and had a 1999 Intrepid and a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I also have a 2007 Suburban that I got 12/2007. The maintenance log for my Suburban has 140 entries from when I started keeping good records in 2013. My Challenger, Ram 1500, Intrepid and Grand Cherokee have a combined total of only 60 entries, almost all oil changes and new tires. I have friends who had honda and toyota vehicles when they were younger because their parents insisted they were the best quality. They all had nothing but problems from them and now drive dodge and jeep vehicles and never have any issues. My parent's have had fords and chevys and have had numerous issues with them. Switched to Dodge and have had 0 issues. The crappy chryslers of the 70s and 80s are long gone…Get over it!

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars William Arnold says:

    Aren't you going to listen to the couch potatoes and replace the pcm,pumpkin, do you read all of these forums ?

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Wilson A. says:

    My 06 Jeep Liberty was doing that to me today but there’s no lights on the dash luckily I got home

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars erika bdy says:

    I have a 08 Jeep Liberty , for the last month the vehicle starts at the beginning of the day but then later it hesitates , i can hear the engine cranking , all lights on dash board, after several attempts will start, I took it to the local Jeep dealer the mechanic just ask me to pick up because they could not replicate issue, however the fist day i got it back same problem happens, any reasons why this is happening?

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars WouterB76 says:

    Cliffhanger major TV production style!
    That smoking while KOEO was really scary, imagine that happening over night….

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Greg says:

    I know its a few years since this video has been put out, but I have a theory on the burn coil. Does the crank shaft position sensor is send the signal to the PCM on when to spark the ignitor? If it did, key on and a bad sensor, could it have been sending a signal for that one coil to fire and since it was already going bad, (shorting to ground) it just took all that voltage and release the smoke demons! 🙂 just thinking out loud. great video leaning a lot! Thanks!

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Greg Dittrich says:

    My wife had a 2004 jeep grande cherokee and I vowed to never by another jeep/chrysler ever again. That was the biggest pos i've ever worked on. From oil leaks, electrical wiring and then over heating. 2014 rolls around and sales man assured me the quality has improved over the years, we now own a town and country… Its another pos. Its had o2 check engine codes. Oil leak from the oil cooler housing that was prone to that year. It left my wife stranded another time but then it ran fine when I showed up to pick them up. 2 faulty mopar batteries within 4 years. All this under 70k miles. My advice, stay away from chrysler/jeeps

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tanks critters and urban homesteading says:

    Hooking up a set of cables in reverse will fry the igniting system in those jeeps.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tanks critters and urban homesteading says:

    My commander uses ngk from the factory. However, if you get the wrong ones with too low of a resistor it will melt coils.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Big Bear Venom says:

    The coil was powered possibly because it was in position to fire in it's cycle and the others weren't but apparently the coil was bad and you were the lucky one to discover it.

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars voyageur1998 says:

    never put NGK on a dodge only champion double platnium

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Robert Frey says:

    It's a Chrysler product is why

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars greg edginton says:

    enjoy your videos run a mom and pop automotive shop in london ontario looks like you get the same hair pullers we do

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mario Sutton says:

    Lol. I need your help on this same vehicle

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jose Lopez says:

    Where is you shop located at or you phone number. I have a 2003 Jeep Liberty and it won’t start it only Cracks but don’t start

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! John Rodrigues says:

    Wow! That sounds like another short happening! While you were saving the waveform to me it sounded like the engine was slowly losing RPMs. I don't know if it's true but that's what it seemed like to me

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! John Rodrigues says:

    Should rename this from Jeep Liberty to Jeep Fukushima!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! John Rodrigues says:

    Holy crap! What a way to start a job on a Jeep! A coil in full meltdown mode!

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! John Rodrigues says:

    He tried to make a run for the border and his Jeep left him walking! LOL!

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ruben Garcia says:

    I had one of those in my shop and it smelled like burnt electronics took out the driver in the pcm😩

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Roy Graham says:

    I've never owned a Chrysler product and after seeing all these videos I never will.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nef says:

    it's sad how that coil felt neglected and committed suicide right in front of you.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Richard Akins says:

    Who is Shannon?