Brake Disc problems of the 1996 GMC Jimmy

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

car   Brake Disc problem 1
Failure Date: 05/18/2001

When applying abs brakes pedal went to the floor, causing extended stopping distance , nearly resulting in a collision. Please give any further details. Consumer states he was advised that there was complete failure of the master cylinder abs unit had to be replaced, and new front brakes.

car   Brake Disc problem 2
Failure Date: 03/15/1999

Anti-lock brakes failed numerous times on off-ramp. Almost caused serious accident. Brakes pads, rotors and master cylinder replaced with no improvement. I contacted general motors, they claim problem is caused by "stupid drivers" .

car   Brake Disc problem 3
Failure Date: 08/20/1997

Brakes failed several times once resulting in a collision.

car   Brake Disc problem 4
Failure Date: 06/15/1997

Ongoing problem with brake pads / shoes are experiencing excessive wear within every 10,000 mile of wear. Pads and shoe needs replacement, and rotors would needs turning or replacement. Also, needs to applied hard on pedal to get the vehicle to stop. Dealer notified. Feel free to provide further details.

car   Brake Disc problem 5
Failure Date: 05/01/1997

We have paid incredable repair costs for this less than four years old car!( dot number: tire size: p205/75r15 ).

car   Brake Disc problem 6
Failure Date: 12/30/1996

Front brakes failed.

car   Brake Disc problem 7
Failure Date: 10/14/1996

Abs brake problems; while drivng on normal road conditions and applying the brakes, a howling noise came from the brakes. When taken to dealership, dealer stated that brakes were worn out, and needed a right rotor. Both rotors were damaged. The right rotor was replaced and the brake pads were replaced. The left rotor had to be grinded down. There has not been a problem with the brakes system in the last year.

car   Brake Disc problem 8
Failure Date: 06/30/1996

Brakes: when driving brake pedal goes completely to the floor and does not stop the vehicle. Had brake pads rotors and master cylinder replaced. Vehicle is in shop now. .

car   Brake Disc problem 9
Failure Date: 05/07/1996

When applying brakes while going over railroad tracks vehicle would shimmy & make grinding noises. Brake pads would be spongy & would be wearing out excessively. Brake rotors have been resurfaced service times. Entire brake system was replaced at least 8 different times & now needs to be replaced again. Abs braking system are kelsey hayes.

car   Brake Disc problem 10

Driving less than 5 mph on a rainy day on incline went to apply brakes, heard loud noise. Brakes became inoperative, causing the vehicle to pass through intersection, and longer stopping distance. Prior to this, dealer had replaced rotors and shoes.

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