Jeep Liberty: On-Road Driving Tips - Starting And Operating - Jeep Liberty Owner's ManualJeep Liberty: On-Road Driving Tips

Utility vehicles have higher ground clearance and a narrower track to make them capable of performing in a wide variety of off-road applications. Specific design characteristics give them a higher center of gravity than ordinary cars.

An advantage of the higher ground clearance is a better view of the road, allowing you to anticipate problems.

They are not designed for cornering at the same speeds as conventional two-wheel drive vehicles any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to perform satisfactorily in off-road conditions. If at all possible, avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers. As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or vehicle rollover.

    Shifting Procedures
    NOTE: If any of the requirements to select a new transfer case position have not been met, the transfer case will not shift, the indicator light for the previous position will remain on, and the ...

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    Brake/Clutch fluid
    Brake and clutch (if equipped) systems are supplied from the same reservoir. The fluid level will drop slowly as the brakes wear, and will rise when the brake components are replaced. Fluid lev ...

    Roof antenna
    - Be sure to lower the antenna rod before entering garages, parking towers and other locations with low ceilings. - Remove the antenna rod before washing your car at a car wash. If the ...

    Second center seat belt
    The second center seat belt is a 3-point type restraint with 2 buckles. Both seat belt buckles must be correctly located and securely latched for proper operation. Make sure that the buckle 1 is ...