Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Is the 2001 Safari going to win any beauty pageants? Probably not. But it's reliable, can fit a ton of stuff (and tow a bunch more). Good luck finding a used one with reasonable mileage, however.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 GMC Safari accessories - interior problems

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2001 GMC Safari Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 122004


  • 90,000 miles


Was driving, at night, approximately 30mph, the interior lights went out. The problem would be intermittently. Was informed by another motorist that no rear brake lights were visible. This only happens when the interior lights go out. Had taken vehicle to a mechanic who repaired the multifunction switch.

- Wheaton, MD, USA

problem #1

Sep 112003

Safari 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Every winter windshield wipers become frozen and obstruct the driver's view. Also the engine stalled at any speed.. also the dash lights work intermittently.

- Saint Charles, MI, USA

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