Abs Brake Fail problems of the 1996 GMC Jimmy

13 problems related to abs brake fail have been reported for the 1996 GMC Jimmy. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 1
Failure Date: 03/03/2000

The abs failed to stop the vehicle resulting in accident. Yh.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 2
Failure Date: 10/05/1999

Rear ended by truck which propelled vehicle into back of camper. Thus a rear end collision, immediately followed by a front end collision. Both front seat backs broke causing the driver and passenger to be violently slammed into the back seat area. The driver (only)air bag did not deploy. The abs system failed upon application of the brakes, just prior to being rear ended by the tractor trailer truck which weighed 77,000 pounds and was going approximately 75mph. The truck driver admitted to the police that he never sloed down or applied his brakes.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 3
Failure Date: 10/05/1999

Brakes/abs failed on gravel and wet pavement at low mph, dealer says common nothing they can do, caused rearend collision.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 4
Failure Date: 09/05/1999

Vehicle was involved in accident due to faulty brake problem. Intermittently vehicle would continue to go even after applying brakes. Received a manufacurer's recall notice on this problem, would like to know my recourse after the fact. Can NHTSA provide any information concerning this matter. The abs system failed during emergency stop.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 5
Failure Date: 08/01/1999

Abs continually failing, dealer can't duplicate, repaired at least four times. Brakes grind on rough surfaces ie gravel brakes make a sound when driving down the road, I'm driving my two children around and no one will fix, or replace, or give my money back on this car. Very unsatisfied with dealer and service department and car.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 6
Failure Date: 11/28/1997

Abs brakes fail periodically. Read in consumer reports about abs brake failures in GMC and Chevrolet trucks.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 7
Failure Date: 11/27/1997

Abs brake system failed.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 8
Failure Date: 11/27/1997

Abs brakes failed.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 9
Failure Date: 08/03/1997

The abs system has failed on the vehicle several times. When trying to bring the vehicle into a driveway for a stop the brake pedal was pressed, it went to the floor and the truck did not stop and hit a fence.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 10
Failure Date: 11/01/1996

While driving on hwy rearended vehicle in front, causing multi-car collision due to abs failure, when attempting to slow/stop brakes grabbed/released and then pedal went to floor on dry pavement. One day prior, brought vehicle into dealership for mfr maintenance brake service.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 11
Failure Date: 01/02/1996

Abs brake failure, when applied experienced brake lockup, and pedal went to the floor, impact 12:00 position speed 45mph,.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 12

Abs fails.

car   Abs Brake Fail problem 13

The abs system failed. Nlm.

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