2000 GMC Jimmy Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 GMC Jimmy

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

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.

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.

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Had to cut the tabs on firewall. Now, after installing new heater core, I cannot get the bolts to line back up and thread in correctly. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to re-align to install box back in front of new heater core?

Service engine soon light is on. Car starts fine and I can reverse. Once I go to avcelerate, the Jimmy crawls. It'll crawl at 10, 20 mph and slowly kick into gear. It "bucks" when it kicks into gear, like it's running out of gas. There is a loud knocking sound and a "swoosh...

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The multifunction switch may have a short circuit, which may cause the stop lamps and rear hazard lamps to fail. Stop lights that fail to operate may cause a crash. Dealers will replace the hazard switch carrier. (Note: This campaign is an expansion of a previous recall; see 01V364)

The stop lamps and hazard lights may fail because of a faulty multifunction switch. If the lights do not illuminate, it may present a safety issue. Dealers will replace the multifunction switch.

The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

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I have 2000 GMC SLE Jimmy which I bought new. It's been nothing but a nightmare since I've owned it. I've changed the water pump 3 times. A defective radiator seal caused fluid to leak in the oil compartment which cost over $1000 to repair. The A/C condenser coil water leaks on the passenger carpet and the GMC dealership NEVER correctly addressed this problem, while it was still under warranty....

2000 jimmy has 104 k on it.it has been a p o s sense i bought it replace the whole front end uppers, lowers, inners, outters, idler, pitman,front wheel bearings,the motor,fuel pump.2 make a long story short this has been the worst jimmy i have ever had.my 98 2 door had way less problems than the 2000 4 door

Have had to install new fuel pump,catylytic converter,brakes,heater core and wheel bearings. All happened at around 68,000 miles. I currently have 70,400 miles on vehicle and it is running fine except for a whinning from alternator which dealer can't find cause.Today I noticed a smell of rubber burning which seems to be coming from rear wheel.

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