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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1994 GMC Jimmy

1994 GMC Jimmy

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1994 GMC Jimmy Problems

Brakes -- Verified

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

The transmission output shaft seal may leak transmission fluid. On 2WD models, this leak can cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked, which will require replacement of the mount along with the leak repair. On 4WD models, if this seal leaks, the fluid will leak into the transfer case, causing it to become overfull.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

1994 GMC Jimmy Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994

Summary: THE TRAILER HITCH ATTACHING BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE. THIS CAN LEAD TO LOOSENING AND SUBSEQUENT BREAKAGE OF THE FASTENERS.

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Brakes, December 10, 1999

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OR MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3-SENSOR ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) EBC4 UNITS.

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Brakes, May 31, 2000

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 4-WHEEL DRIVE CAN MALFUNCTION CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES DURING ABS STOPS WHILE IN THE TWO-WHEEL DRIVE MODE.

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1994 GMC Jimmy Questions and Answers

papa63, 1994 GMC Jimmy, Colonia, NJ

Hi, i have an 1994 4wd Jimmy slt 4.3 liter. Is there two oxy sensors or just one. It all of the sudden runs poorly and seems to miss and gas mileage is down as well. Any help with this would be tha...

janabanana, 1994 GMC Jimmy, Glendale, AZ

We keep having to replace the Catalic Converter due to engine running rich. Have replaced egr valve, oxgyen sensor,vacuum leak, fuel injection system. Possibly other stuff can't remember now...

janabanana, 1994 GMC Jimmy, Glendale, AZ

No SCS light on. Has a slight miss occassionly, otherwise runs good. Also we have put in a fuel pump. Some of the work my husband did. Some was from a auto shop.

Jimmygal, 1994 GMC Jimmy, Edmond, OK

The car has a new water pump, oil& filters changed, thermostat, and coolant. Why is it still overheating?
Also, we are getting horrid gas mileage. suggestions?

justinkase25, 1994 GMC Jimmy, Warren, MI

part one of two part, will a later model ZR2 suspension (1997-on) fit on a 1994 and would the rear disc set-up from a 1998 fit on the axle of the 1994 or do i have to swap the whole axle and would ...

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1994 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Bought my 94 GMC Jimmy about a year ago for $1k with 167***miles, I put i little work into it and have never had anyproblems with it.

I got my '94 with 175k miles on it and enjoyed it for the first... few months. I have put a lot of money into engine and transmission repairs. Also the interior console is loose and the drivers arm rest ripped off from everyday use. Great drive, when it's all put together.

overall not bad if you stay on top of repairs

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