Brakes Failed problems of the 1996 GMC Jimmy

11 problems related to brakes failed have been reported for the 1996 GMC Jimmy. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Brakes Failed problem 1
Failure Date: 01/01/2000

Brakes fail at all speeds, occurs mostly when streets are wet, on 4-10-01, consumer was traveling about 15 mph when he applied brake pedal to stop for a red light, however brakes failed causing a collision with a bus, consumer states recalls 99i006 and 99v193 have been complete, however have not remedied the problem, one person was injured in accident.

car   Brakes Failed problem 2
Failure Date: 08/01/1997

Brake failure.

car   Brakes Failed problem 3
Failure Date: 06/19/1997

While exiting off a ramp during normal driving conditions, abs activated/brake sfailed, striking another vehicle which stopped at light.

car   Brakes Failed problem 4
Failure Date: 02/25/1997

On slick surface brakes fail to grab. Brake pedal moves in and out and makes a sound like a bouncing spring.

car   Brakes Failed problem 5
Failure Date: 02/13/1997

When applying the abs brakes in a sudden stop at speeds of 35mph, the brakes failed to stop the vehicle, causing a collision; in addition, the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

car   Brakes Failed problem 6
Failure Date: 11/26/1996

Brakes failed resulting in rear end collision. Mjs.

car   Brakes Failed problem 7
Failure Date: 10/14/1996

Coming off I-95 onto el camino rear abs brakes completely failed, unable to slow down/stop, went through red light and hit street light pole then additional automobile; bearings grease leaks out of hubs onto rims.

car   Brakes Failed problem 8
Failure Date: 10/14/1996

Coming off I-5 onto onto el camino real when vehicle's brakes completely failed. Went through red light, hit street light pole then additional automobile, injuring both passengers in the Jimmy and 2 persons in the additional auto.

car   Brakes Failed problem 9
Failure Date: 09/27/1996

Consumer was involved in an accident in which the brakes failed, the vehicle rolled over, the vehicle has four wheel anti-lock brakes.

car   Brakes Failed problem 10

Intermittent brake failures. Brake pedal goes to the floor due to air found in brakes.

car   Brakes Failed problem 11

Brakes fail resulting in losse of conrtol of the vehicle.

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