1998 GMC Jimmy

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1998 GMC Jimmy

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Available in 4 styles:  Jimmy 2dr SL shown
Asking Price Range
$573–$5,797
Estimated MPG

16–17 city / 20.9–23 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Jimmy

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Recall number: 98V053000
Recall date: 03/09/1998

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DRIVE OR ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE. ONE OR BOTH OF THE ATTACHING NUTS FOR THE RIGHT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM ARE UNDER TORQUED. THIS CAN ALLOW THE ATTACHMENT BOLT TO LOOSEN AND SUBSEQUENT BREAK RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE LOWER CONTROL ARM FROM THE FRAME.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE RIGHT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM NUTS TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/22/1998.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 01/01/1998 and 01/31/1998.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall number: 97V218000
Recall date: 11/24/1997

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. A FATIGUE FRACTURE OF THE REAR AXLE RIGHT-HAND BRAKE PIPE CAN OCCUR CAUSING A SLOW BRAKE FLUID LEAK RESULTING IN A SOFT BRAKE PEDAL. IF THE BRAKE PIPE BREAKS, THE DRIVER WOULD EXPERIENCE A SUDDEN DROP IN THE BRAKE PEDAL, THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE LIGHT WOULD ILLUMINATE, AND THERE WOULD BE A LOSS OF REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE.

Consequence:

PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING AT A TIME WHEN MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE WAS REQUIRED COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE BRAKE PIPE.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/15/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1997 and 08/31/1997.


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