NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine Problems

3.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 GMC Jimmy engine problems

engine problem

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2001 GMC Jimmy Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 072003

Jimmy 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles

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

Was told by state farm this was a design defect. The oil lines leak from the engine down to the filter that is on the front bumper instead of on the engine.

- Princeton, MN, USA

problem #1

Jan 252004

Jimmy 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles
I purchased a used 2001 GMC Jimmy from performance (lemon dealer) Pontiac in syracuse N.Y.. the vehicle had 36,000 miles on it and 7 months later (purchased 6/03) the engine is shot. It had a leak through either a head gasket or head/block and antifreeze had been leaking into the engine oil. My vehicle now needs another engine or a complete rebuild!

- Durhamville , NY, USA

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