1990 GMC Jimmy Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 GMC Jimmy

1990 GMC Jimmy Problems

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

Service transmission every 30,000 miles
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

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1990 GMC Jimmy Questions

1988 gmc jimmy. What would make my headlights cut on and off? (1 answer)

The headlights cut on and off after running for about ten minutes thought it was the alternator so replaced that and the still do it what could it be?

I changed my starter and now my headlights will not come on, why? (2 answers)

First, I want to go ahead and thank anyone who takes the time to try to answer my question. Second, the latest model provided in the drop box was for a 1990 model, that is what I selected because it was the oldest. My truck is actually a 1985 GMC Jimmy 4x4 with a 305. I recently changed the start...

1985 Jimmy K15. I need to change the rear axle seals, not sure how. (1 answer)

How do I take a part the rear axles just to replace the seals?
By dismantling the wheel, or through the differential? With some detail please.
Thanks in advance!

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1990 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Have 220 k miles and it still runs like a champ. Have had the Jimmy for the past 50 k miles. No issues whatsoever.
As a whole, the Jimmy V1500 is a great truck. The interior trim, weatherstrips & electrical components are it's weakest features. The 5.7L is a solid, long lasting engine and the TBI fuel system keeps it simple and dependable. This generation truck is not quiet on the road like the new ones, lots of wind noise, it's a truck and it rides like one. Good off-road truck for exploring and camping in...

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