NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 GMC Jimmy brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 GMC Jimmy Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 061998

Jimmy 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While going downhill and applying the brakes, the pedal went to the floor and there was no braking ability. Consumer used emergency brakes and went into a ditch to avoid a crash. Problem believed to be caused by part of the brake hose line missing because it hit the exhaust manifold and melted.

- Middletown Spring, VT, USA

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