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Door Hinge Problems of GMC Jimmy



GMC Jimmy owners have reported 12 problems related to door hinge (under the structure category).

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1999 GMC Jimmy 1
Failure Date: 03/09/2007

My 1999 GMC Jimmy has been given us problems shutting the drivers and passengers doors. It leaked in the car wash or when raining as the doors did not properly close, and now they didn't close at all. I must spend $300 , not in my budget so will get behind with bills, to have the pins and hinges replaced as they were made with nylon , but the replacementwas made of brass. I had to pay already to have the door fixed to close. I tell my son to fasten his seatbelt and stay away from the door as even if it locked. I was afraid it might open.

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car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2001 GMC Jimmy 2
Failure Date: 08/11/2006

: the contact stated the driver side door began to sag without warning. The dealership determined the door hinge needed to be replaced. The passenger side door had the same problem.

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car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2000 GMC Jimmy 3
Failure Date: 05/09/2006

GMC Jimmy, both driver and passenger doors drop when opened. Wont close correctly, have to slam them. Per a csc representative at GMC, this is a known ongoing problem, with no resolution. I want the hinges on both doors replaced on my vehicle and my sons GMC sonoma. Before the doors don't shut. They say there is nothing they can do to help me with this situation because I am not an long time reliable customer to the speedway chevy dealership they called!.

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car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1997 GMC Jimmy 4
Failure Date: 10/21/2005

Dt:the contact stated the upper and lower ball joints on both sides broke while driving in a parking lot. The vehicle had to be towed to the dealership, where the ball joints and the anti lock brake sensors were replaced. Contacted the manufacturer, there were NHTSA recalls 01i018000 and 01v200000, but this vehicle was not included in the recalls due to VIN. In addition, this vehicle experienced several other problems as well. The left door broke off while in the driveway, the male joint of the door broke when shutting the door. Also, the transmission and anti lock brakes were replaced. The anti lock brake sensor was replaced twice.

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car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2000 GMC Jimmy 5
Failure Date: 05/01/2005

The contact owns a 2000 GMC envoy diamond edition which he bought new with major guard protection. Currently has 40,000 miles on it, and two years left on my major guard insurance. A safety problem surfaced. The top hinges on the two front doors cracked , causing doors to open while driving down the highway. The front doors were sagging and not aligned correctly with striker plate. The contact stopped at local dealership and talked to the service representative. . He looked for TSB bulletins for 2000 Jimmy envoy. He said there were no bulletins or recalls on the door hinges , but noticed they have changed from welded hinges back to bolt on hinges, and the problems were not covered by gm or major guard protection plan. For approximately $700-$800 they could change the hinges to solve the problem.

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2000 GMC Jimmy 6
Failure Date: 03/02/2004

Pin in driver door hing broke.


car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2000 GMC Jimmy 7
Failure Date: 03/01/2003

Door hinges have broken at least four times since purchase 2 1/2 years ago - the bushing breaks and the door "falls" open and when pulled close, hikes up over the peg. Can't understand why this problem keeps recurring on both doors and we have to pay $200 to have it fixed!.

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1997 GMC Jimmy 8
Failure Date: 02/15/2000

B pillar metal supporting door hatch has fatigued and broken. Door hinge weld is cracked. .

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1997 GMC Jimmy 9
Failure Date: 01/06/1998

The doors that are welded to the vehicle's frame have no bolts on the door. The area where the doors are connected to the body frame is cracking & breaking off the GMC Jimmy.

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1997 GMC Jimmy 10
Failure Date: 01/06/1998

There are no bolts on GMC doors. The welds that attach doors to body of vehicle are cracking & breaking off.

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 1997 GMC Jimmy 11
Failure Date: 01/06/1998

The doors are welded to the frame of the vehicle. There are no bolts on the doors. There is cracking & breaking of the welds that are connected to the body frame.

car image   Door Hinge problem of the 2000 GMC Jimmy 12
Failure Date: 01/01/1901

Defective door hinges on the 2000 GMC Jimmy. The defective hinges caused the door to open while the consumer was driving. The front door sag and are not aligned correctly to the striker plate.


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