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  Safety Recalls of GMC Jimmy Vehicles

There have been 27 safety recalls for the GMC Jimmy. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the GMC Jimmy.

NHTSA Recall #: 99V220000; Aug. 11, 1999

If this occurred, the seating seal could be broken during vehicle assembly, or from early road inputs or brake fluid cycling, and a leak could occur increasing the brake stopping distance.

Recalled Vehicles: 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, 2000 Chevrolet S10, 2000 GMC Jimmy, 2000 GMC Sonoma
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: s -trucks equipped with 2 wheel drive. These vehicles may have had the right-hand antilock brake system (abs) module feed pipe and/or brake crossover pipe tube nuts tightened without seating the pipe-flared-ends enough to withstand normal assembly and vehicle inputs without ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 99V193000; Jul. 19, 1999

If this occurred at a time when minimum stopping distance was required, a vehicle crash could occur without prior warning.

Recalled Vehicles: 1991 Chevrolet Blazer, 1992 Chevrolet Blazer, 1993 Chevrolet Blazer, 1994 Chevrolet Blazer, 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, 1996 Chevrolet Blazer, 1991 Chevrolet S10, 1992 Chevrolet S10, 1993 Chevrolet S10, 1994 Chevrolet S10, 1995 Chevrolet S10, 1996 Chevrolet S10, 1991 GMC Jimmy, 1992 GMC Jimmy, 1993 GMC Jimmy, 1994 GMC Jimmy, 1995 GMC Jimmy, 1996 GMC Jimmy, 1991 GMC Sonoma, 1992 GMC Sonoma, 1993 GMC Sonoma, 1994 GMC Sonoma, 1995 GMC Sonoma, 1996 GMC Sonoma
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: certain 4-wheel drive pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles equipped with abs (antilock braking system) manufactured from September 1989 through August 1996. Under certain driving conditions the switch which signals the abs system whether the vehicle is in 2-wheel or ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V150001; Jul. 1, 1998

This condition can result in inoperative wipers, reducing a driver's visibility, and increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, 1996 Chevrolet Blazer, 1994 Chevrolet C10, 1995 Chevrolet C10, 1996 Chevrolet C10, 1995 Chevrolet S10, 1996 Chevrolet S10, 1994 Chevrolet Suburban, 1995 Chevrolet Suburban, 1996 Chevrolet Suburban, 1994 Chevrolet Tahoe, 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe, 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe, 1995 GMC Jimmy, 1996 GMC Jimmy, 1994 GMC Sierra, 1995 GMC Sierra, 1996 GMC Sierra, 1995 GMC Sonoma, 1996 GMC Sonoma, 1994 GMC Suburban, 1995 GMC Suburban, 1996 GMC Suburban, 1994 GMC Yukon, 1995 GMC Yukon, 1996 GMC Yukon
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: light duty pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, 2 and 4-wheel drive. Solder joints near the wiring harness connector can crack causing the windshield wipers to work intermittently. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 98V053000; Mar. 9, 1998

This condition can result in a loss of vehicle control.

Recalled Vehicles: 1998 Chevrolet Blazer, 1998 GMC Jimmy, 1998 Oldsmobile Bravada
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: multi-purpose passenger vehicle equipped with 4-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. One or both of the attaching nuts for the right-hand lower control arm are under torqued. This can allow the attachment bolt to loosen and subsequent break resulting in separation of the lower ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 97V218000; Nov. 24, 1997

Partial loss of braking at a time when minimum stopping distance was required could result in a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 1998 Chevrolet Blazer, 1998 Chevrolet S10, 1998 GMC Jimmy, 1998 GMC Sonoma, 1998 Oldsmobile Bravada
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. A fatigue fracture of the rear axle right-hand brake pipe can occur causing a slow brake fluid leak resulting in a soft brake pedal.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of GMC Jimmy Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
May. 21, 2008   Exterior Lighting:brake Lights:switch 5,862
Mar. 18, 2004   Equipment:other:labels 183,922
Apr. 28, 2003   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer 1,755,876
Mar. 31, 2003   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 312,715
Mar. 7, 2003   Visibility:rearview Mirrors/devices:exterior 507,171
Dec. 3, 2001   Exterior Lighting:brake Lights:switch 506,377
Jun. 28, 2001   Suspension:front:control Arm:upper Ball Joint 48,600
Aug. 7, 2000   Seat Belt 156,305
Aug. 11, 1999   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 3,947
Jul. 19, 1999   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 1,125,749
Jul. 1, 1998   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer 1,557,585
Mar. 9, 1998   Suspension:front:control Arm:lower Arm 72
Nov. 24, 1997   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 19,716
Jun. 12, 1997   Seat Belt 586,058
Nov. 14, 1996   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 432,183
Jul. 31, 1996   Seat Belts:rear 97,351
Sep. 22, 1995   Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System:fan 73,163
Apr. 24, 1995   Suspension:front:control Arm:upper Ball Joint 271
Dec. 12, 1994   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:pedals And Linkages 262
Jun. 20, 1994   Trailer Hitche 740
May. 16, 1994   Power Train:automatic Transmission 72,664
Jun. 21, 1991   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 102,885
Jun. 4, 1990   Visibility:windshield 181
Apr. 27, 1983   Seats 17,312
Dec. 14, 1982   Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts 1,633
Nov. 14, 1980   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:pedals And Linkages 364
Aug. 19, 1971   Suspension:front:springs:coil Springs 124,000


Table 2. Recall Statistics of GMC Jimmy Model Years
Model# Recalls
2004 GMC Jimmy 1
2003 GMC Jimmy 1
2001 GMC Jimmy 3
2000 GMC Jimmy 4
1998 GMC Jimmy 2
1997 GMC Jimmy 4
1996 GMC Jimmy 6
1995 GMC Jimmy 6
1994 GMC Jimmy 2
1993 GMC Jimmy 2
1992 GMC Jimmy 1
1991 GMC Jimmy 4
1983 GMC Jimmy 1
1982 GMC Jimmy 1
1981 GMC Jimmy 1
1971 GMC Jimmy 1
1970 GMC Jimmy 1