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A varmit has chewed some wites in two on my 07 Liberty. It will run but it's rough. Can I limp to the dealer ten miles away without damaging the engine?
 

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Depends what the wires are for.
 

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Is it worth the hassle of possibly getting stranded and/or damaging something?
I'd call the dealer and have them come get it, safest possible outcome IMO
Any chance your insurance covers some towing fees?
 

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Like the others i would not try it, 10 miles is a long way to limp in.
Aside from the possibility of causing further engine and transmission damage some vehicle limp modes only allow first gear drastically limiting top speed. If a highway is involved that could be a rear end accident waiting to happen.

If its only a few wires wires that were chewed up, why not try splicing them?
If you go that route disconnect the battery first.
That would also reset the PCM to clear the probable CEL codes before starting the engine.

If not comfortable with that or the damage is too severe like a harness completely chewed up, then i'd have it towed.
 
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