I have an intermittent problem with my GMC 2001 Jimmy .The dash board and all lights in the car go out and come back on in about a minute or two day and night.Is there some kind of switch or relay

Asked by Nov 17, 2011 at 12:28 PM about the 2001 GMC Jimmy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Also the brake and ABS lights come on sometimes,and I know the parking  brake is off.
What Is the fix for this problem?

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Hi Poppalair1, I researched your issues in the Owner's Manual of your vehicle. Please review pg. 4-8, Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) when there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See “Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light” the Index. I did not find any information on the intermittent dashboard lights problem. Because I am not a technician, I recommend you visit your dealer to get a proper diagnosis. Good luck! Vanessa-GMC Customer Service

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If you havent resolved the problem as of yet ... GM is famous for poor grounding on their electronics. Most likley its just a bad ground connection to your dash. Try running a new ground wire from a good chassis point to a solid metal part behind the dash

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I have the same problem. I find that if I move the dash light dimmer switch the lights come back on. The problem is the switch. I am looking for instruction on changing the switch.

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On the serious side truck is 16years old.computer may be on the way out.check diagram for all lights/warning lights

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