GMC Safari owners have reported 6 problems related to cruise control (under the vehicle speed control category).
Tl *- the contact called regarding a 1996 GMC Safari van. The contact was traveling at 25 mph and when he approached a stop sign the cruise control engaged. His foot remained on the brakes, but the vehicle continued into the intersection and was hit by another vehicle. The contact stated that both of the vehicles were badly damaged. The vehicle did not have cruise control indicator, but he felt the cruise control engage. There were no injuries. The contact has a copy of the police report. The vehicle was towed to a repair shop. Updated 02/27/07.
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- the contact stated that while driving the 2000 GMC Safari at 55 mph on cruise control. He came to a traffic light and contact pressed on the brake pedal trying to disengage the cruise control, but the cruise control did not disengage. The contact had to use the on and off switch to shut off cruise control. The contact stated that since the cruise control incident cruise control could not be used. Also, all of his electronic gauges displayed erroneous readings.
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When braking, the cruise control failed to disengage. . . . . Also will not disengage when switched off. Engine revs up to 3,000 rpms.
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GMC Safari van year 2000 jumping out gear while on cruise control, causing the car to go into neutral and spin off the road down an embankment and hit a pole.
While sitting in traffic on an incline, vehicle accelerated suddenly, hitting vehicle in front, injuring 3 people. Wife was standing on brake pedal to bring vehicle to a stop. Vehicle was going to be examined during coming weeks. Another accident occurred on 26-Aug-2001, 2 additional people were injured in this accident due to sudden acceleration while vehicle was stopped, later the cruise control was found on when it had not been activated, dealer disconnected it and consumer has not had any further problems.
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Engine check light keeps coming on, and the van starts to run very rough and has to be taken in for repairs.
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