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.


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2001 GMC Safari lights problems

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2001 GMC Safari Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 232005

Safari 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Another individual informed the driver that the left and right front side brake lights failed to come on. Driver took vehicle to the dealer, and mechanic informed the driver that this vehicle was not recalled due to VIN.

- Ventura, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 292004

Safari 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving driver's seat belt unbuckled on its own. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the seat belt buckle needed to be replaced. Then, driver noticed that the turn signal and brake lights were inoperative. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic informed determined that the brake light and turn signal flasher switch needed to be replaced.

- Oxford, MI, USA

problem #1

Jul 102003


  • miles
Consumer states that the lower brake lights on vehicle does not work at all. The bulbs and fuses have been replaced but lights still do not work.

- Arvada, CO, USA

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