Jeep Liberty: What Causes Corrosion? - Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion - Maintenance Procedures - Maintaining Your Vehicle - Jeep Liberty Owner's ManualJeep Liberty: What Causes Corrosion?

Corrosion is the result of deterioration or removal of paint and protective coatings from your vehicle.

The most common causes are:
• Road salt, dirt, and moisture accumulation.
• Stone and gravel impact.
• Insects, tree sap, and tar.
• Salt in the air near seacoast localities.
• Atmospheric fallout/industrial pollutants.

    Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
    Vehicle body care requirements vary according to geographic locations and usage. Chemicals that make roads passable in snow and ice and those that are sprayed on trees and road surfaces during o ...

    Washing
    • Wash your vehicle regularly. Always wash your vehicle in the shade using MOPAR CarWash or equivalent, or a mild car wash soap, and rinse the panels completely with clear water. • If insec ...

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    Before Driving
    The RSE is for rear seat passengers only. The driver cannot safely view the video screen while driving. In severe or extreme weather conditions, the RSE system may not work until the temperature ...

    Stowing the luggage cover (if equipped)
    Open the rear deck board and remove the deck side cover. Insert the right end of the luggage cover into the recess, then compress the left end of the luggage cover and insert it into the rec ...

    Changing the remote control batteries
    - Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the remote engine start transmitter when replacing the battery. - Be careful not to damage the printed circuit board in the remote engine st ...