1999 GMC Jimmy Consumer Review: It could have been a nice car

1999 GMC Jimmy - Consumer Review

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45 Total Reviews

SLE 4dr SUV (4.3L V6 4x4 4-speed Automatic)

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It could have been a nice car
By AlexV on


1999 GMC Jimmy SLE 4dr SUV 4WD


Handles well, comfy, pleasant to
drive, reasonable footprint when
parking or for city driving,
however ....
The oil cooler lines had to be
replaced three times (the Jimmy is 3
1/2 years old, and has 100,000 kms
(70,000 miles). Add to that a head
gasket that cracked (at 100,000 kms),
a rear main seal that had to be
replaced (in warranty) .. not the most
pleasant experience. GMC is not
acknowledging that they have a problem
with the oil cooler lines, even though
I've been told by mechanics at three
GMC dealerships that this is a known

Best Features

plesant to drive on twisted roads, has enough power even when fully packed.

Worst Features

reliability issues. GMC needs to own up to them and replace the parts that fail often for free.
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