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Brake Abs Warning Light problems of the 1996 GMC Jimmy



Ten problems related to brake abs warning light have been reported for the 1996 GMC Jimmy.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 1
Failure Date: 07/07/2006

Abs brake failure. Abs led lit on dashboard, brakes failed approaching red light. Dealership stated brakes were fine when taken in to be inspected. . But led remained lit. Did not drive vehicle for a month because led remained on. Started driving it again to get to work-short distances only. Led is on most of the time.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 2
Failure Date: 07/15/2005

Contact stated the abs warning light was on at all times. There was no problem with the braking capabilities of the vehicle. The service dealer stated this vehicle was not covered under a recall. Manufacturer said the same thing. There were two recalls NHTSA 99v193000 and manufacturer's recall 19990719 on this component, but consumer's vehicle was not covered under the recall. The service dealer suggested bringing the vehicle in and putting it on the diagnostic test to determine the cause of the abs light illuminating.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 3
Failure Date: 06/23/2003

The abs light appeared on the dashboard and the pedal went all the way down to the floor.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 4
Failure Date: 06/01/2003

Abs warning light came on a few months ago, when I press on the brakes you can hear the air pushing through then they get very hard. Also, if I am stop at a light the truck stalls or is very slow to go when I press on the gas. My mechanic states the the repair would be to a break booster in the anti lock system ($315. 00 for the booster) and the stalling is caused by the breaking system causing a vacumn in the engine.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 5
Failure Date: 10/31/2000

Abs pressure modulator valve assembley failed. Abs light came on which indicated that brakes were about to fail. The customer states that the vehicle is on recall component failure (99i-006), however the manufacturer denied it.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 6
Failure Date: 08/10/2000

While traveling through nashville at a speed of 65 mph traffic stopped suddenly. I applied my brakes, hoping to be able to manuver to another lane to avoid colliding in to the vehicle infront of my. I was not able to turn and my brakes locked up. Luckly I did not hit the other vehicle. My abs light came on after that point and my braking has not been same sense.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 7
Failure Date: 06/01/2000

While traveling and at all times abs indicator light stayed on. Dealer has been notified. Please provide further information.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 8
Failure Date: 08/01/1999

Abs light stays on all the time . Dealer says whole unit is bad needs replacing.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 9
Failure Date: 11/01/1998

Anti-lock repeatedly engages and pulsates brakes at low speed stops. Has caused one collision and at least 15 other close calls. Usually occurs when slowing for a traffic signal, etc. At slow enough speeds that the anti-lock should not engage. After this occurs, the abs warning light comes on. When the warning light is on, the brakes work fine. When the warning light goes back off, it is then likely to reoccur at any time. Warning light has stayed on since last occurance and I feel safer as long as the warning light stays on. I'm already paying for this safety defect through higher insurance rates and shouldn't have to pay to replace an obviously faulty system. I just received my 2nd abs recall for this vehicle but it appears this problem addresses a different defect in the same abs system.

car   Brake Abs Warning Light problem 10

Abs brakes warning light illuminated, indicating abs system was not working. When applying the abs brakes the pedal traveled to the floor, causing extended stopping distance. Please give further details.