definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,000 miles

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2001 GMC Jimmy drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2001 GMC Jimmy Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 092003

Jimmy 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles


From July of 2002 until August 9, 2003 the following problems have occurred with my 2001 GMC Jimmy - which now has 46,000 miles registered:7/02: While driving vehicle slips from 2wd T O 4-wd low. Diagnosis: Transfer case shift module shorted 7/02: When sitting in traffic and accelerating transmission slips RPM. Diagnosis: Not able to find source 8/02: Again 4-wd low shift for no reason. Diagnosis: Found codes loss stored info. Also: Interior and exterior lights go on and off at will. Diagnosis: Could not find source of problem (this still happens) 8/15/03: While driving vehicles slips into 4WD low by itself. Diagnosis: Intermittent short. Repaired/replaced switch 8/03: While driving call stalls/dies. Diagnosis: Recall notice 01073. Completed required work 9/02: Dash lights come on and off while driving and check engine light stays on, transmission shifts strangely. Diagnosis: Tech scanned and found multiple transmission codes in system. Internal short in ignition switch. Replaced switch, cleared codes 11/12: Rear differential pinion seal leaking. Diagnosis: Replaced seal 3/02: Oil leaks from oil cooler lines. Diagnosis: Our of warranty, good will parts replaced upper and lower cooler lines leaking. R/R upper and lower oil cooler lines. Cost: $210 for labor. 4/03: Strange grinding noise while traveling out of our area. Diagnosis: Wheel hub on front disintegrated. Diagnosis: Replace wheel hub with ABS sensor and front wheel bearing hub - cost: $579.63 8/03: Car dies while driving. Diagnosis: Towed to mechanic garage (not GMC). Fuel pumb dead. Cost: $730.

- Framingham, MA, USA

problem #1

Apr 212003

(reported on)


  • miles
While making a turn the vehicles four wheel drive activated. The dealer was contacted.

- Niles, OH, USA

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