NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Cooling System Problems


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1998 GMC Jimmy cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1998 GMC Jimmy Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 112002

Jimmy 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles


The problem as described in bulletin #990602012D occured with my coolant system on the incident date. I had the whole system flushed and new coolant added. On 5/21/03, I had the coolant system flushed again and new dex-cool added. As of today's date 7/14/03, I noticed while having problems with my air conditioning, which may be related, that the dex-cool is almost completly emptied out of the over-flow. I think there is something significantly wrong with the coolant system and needs to be recalled!!! a 5-year antifreeze shouldn't only last 2 months.

- Pocatello, ID, USA

problem #2

Apr 182001

(reported on)


  • miles
Consumer recently had vehicle serviced concerning collant corrosion, consumer was advised that the reservoir for the collant was rusted and instead of an orange color it was a greenish color, therefore coolant had to be flushed out and new coolant added.

- East Amherst, NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 272000

Jimmy 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Troy, MI, USA

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