I wanted to pass along my thoughts on this car. I had bought new and had the following replaced:
Ball joints, intake manifold gasket, door hinges.
That said, until now I have not had many issues other than fuel economy. The doors have awful hinges that are not adjustable. If they are used a lot, they fail and need to be drilled out and re-bushed. Terrible design.
Lastly, I am now in the looking for another SUV because the Jimmy needed a Crankshaft Sensor replaced because of fouling caused by the intake coolant leak. Well it needed a computer "reset" to fix the erratic engine and now I think we killed the motor. Oh well, 160,000 not bad.
Ride, great in 4WD, decent rear seat room (compared to the Jeep)
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