Electrical System Problems of GMC Jimmy

GMC Jimmy owners have reported 163 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 22 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (26 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's ignition switch (26 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Electrical System problems of GMC Jimmy

The Electrical System problem

My son asked me if I could tell what was making a clicking sound inside the 2001 GMC Jimmy. When checking for turn signals,lights, etc, I noticed the brake lights were not working. We have discovered that what least when the clicking noise is heard, there are no brake lights. Other times they work.   Read details...

The Ignition Switch problem

The contact owns a 1997 GMC Jimmy. While driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle stalled and restarted after numerous attempts. An independent mechanic stated that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The VIN was unavailable.   Read details...

The Alternator/generator/regulator problem

The engine shuts off while you are driving. . Amp meter needle drops to zero. And the engine shuts off. We have replaced battery, and alternator twice. Dealership can"t fix it. It is dangerous to drive but it is all we have.   Read details...

The Dash Wiring problem

My Jimmy caught on fire. The fire department stated that it was a defect in the fuse box system. It was a total loss. I am saddened to think that this happened. Just because the vehicle was 10 years old, doesn't mean that it should catch on fire. I had been christmas shopping and lost it all.   Read details...

The Ignition problem

Stopped at local restaurant, ignition would not turn off and we were unable to remove the key. At this time, the vehicle is not driveable at all. We are unable to start or shut off the vehicle. The vehicle is not recognizing that the key is in the ignition.   Read details...

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