Recall List for the 1998 GMC Jimmy

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 GMC Jimmy by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local GMC service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call GMC customer service.

  1. 1998 GMC Jimmy SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #98V053000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 72

    Summary: Vehicle description: Multi-purpose passenger vehicle equipped with 4-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. One or both of the attaching nuts for the right-hand lower control arm are under torqued. This can allow the attachment bolt to loosen and subsequent break resulting in separation of the lower control arm from the frame.

    Consequence: This condition can result in a loss of vehicle control.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and retighten the right-hand lower control arm nuts to the proper torque specification. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V053000 »

  2. 1998 GMC Jimmy SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #97V218000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 19,716

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. A fatigue fracture of the rear axle right-hand brake pipe can occur causing a slow brake fluid leak resulting in a soft brake pedal. If the brake pipe breaks, the driver would experience a sudden drop in the brake pedal, the instrument panel brake light would illuminate, and there would be a loss of rear brake performance.

    Consequence: Partial loss of braking at a time when minimum stopping distance was required could result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace the brake pipe. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V218000 »

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