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1999 GMC Jimmy Problems

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Most Common 1999 GMC Jimmy Problems

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 tech...
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1 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Brakes Problem

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

3 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Drive Train Problems

Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
A fluid leak may develop from the transmission output shaft seal. This leak may cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked and require replacement of the mount along with the leak repair.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

3 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Electrical & Lights Problems

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
On vehicles with intermittent windshield wipers, the wiper motor circuit board may fail and cause the wipers to stop working at times. Replacing the circuit board should resolve the issue. So...
The headlight switch used on the GMC Jimmy is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cause issue...

4 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Engine Problems

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 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 distribu...
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

1 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Exhaust & Emissions Problem

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

1 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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 tech...

2 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Maintenance Problems

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70...
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1999 GMC Jimmy Problems & Complaints

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.
A fluid leak may develop from the transmission output shaft seal. This leak may cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked and require replacement of the mount along with the leak repair.
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 tech...
Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
The headlight switch used on the GMC Jimmy is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cause issue...
GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70...
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 distribu...
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine 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.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
On vehicles with intermittent windshield wipers, the wiper motor circuit board may fail and cause the wipers to stop working at times. Replacing the circuit board should resolve the issue. So...
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