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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

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1998 GMC Safari accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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1998 GMC Safari Owner Comments

problem #2

May 152004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles


Vehicle is experiencing a lot of electrical problems. The driver's side window will not go up and down, and it makes a horrible noise. Door locks lock and unlock inadvertently. Windshield wipers only work when it is not raining. The heat and air conditioner blower only operate through the defroster. Also, unless consumer keeps foot on the accelerator the battery almost dies.

- Hazelwood, MO, USA

problem #1

Jun 252002


  • miles
Back door lock broke without any force, unable to open back door.

- Dunn, NC, USA

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