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2010 GMC Canyon Owner Manual M

Instrument Panel Initial Drive Information Vehicle Features Performance and Maintenance

In Brief ........................................................... 1-1 ........................................ 1-2 ............................... 1-3 ...................................... 1-15 ................... 1-17 Seats and Restraint System ............................. 2-1 Front Seats ............................................... 2-2 Rear Seats .............................................. 2-10 Safety Belts ............................................. 2-13 Child Restraints ....................................... 2-35 Airbag System ......................................... 2-64 Restraint System Check ............................ 2-81 Features and Controls ..................................... 3-1 ........................................................ 3-2 ....................................... 3-5 ................................................. 3-10 ............................ 3-13 ........... 3-16 .................................................... 3-36 ......................................... 3-40 .................................................. 3-42

Keys Doors and Locks Windows Theft-Deterrent Systems Starting and Operating Your Vehicle Mirrors Storage Areas Sunroof

Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle Towing

Instrument Panel Overview Climate Controls Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators Driver Information Center (DIC) Audio System(s)

Instrument Panel ............................................. 4-1 .......................... 4-3 ...................................... 4-16 ........ 4-18 .................. 4-33 ....................................... 4-42 Driving Your Vehicle ....................................... 5-1 ....... 5-2 ................................................... 5-41 Service and Appearance Care .......................... 6-1 ..................................................... 6-3 ......................................................... 6-5 ............... 6-10 ............................................... 6-47 ..................................... 6-48 ............................................... 6-49 ..................................... 6-50 .................................... 6-50 ......... 6-55 ...................................................... 6-57

Service Fuel Checking Things Under the Hood Rear Axle Four-Wheel Drive Front Axle Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Tires

Appearance Care ................................... 6-102 Vehicle Identification ............................... 6-110 Electrical System .................................... 6-111 Capacities and Specifications ................... 6-118 Maintenance Schedule ..................................... 7-1 ................................ 7-2

Maintenance Schedule

Customer Assistance Information .................... 8-1 ........... 8-2 ........................... 8-14 ........... 8-16 Index ................................................................ 1

Customer Assistance and Information Reporting Safety Defects Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy

GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, GMC, the GMC Truck Emblem, and the name CANYON are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual describes features that may or may not be on your specific vehicle either because they are options that you did not purchase or due to changes subsequent to the printing of this owner manual. Please refer to the purchase documentation relating to your specific vehicle to confirm each of the features found on your vehicle. For vehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name “General Motors of Canada Limited” for GMC wherever it appears in this manual. Keep this manual in the vehicle for quick reference.

Canadian Owners Canadian Owners (Propriétaires Canadiens) A French language copy of this manual can be obtained from your dealer/retailer or from: On peut obtenir un exemplaire de ce guide en français auprès du concessionnaire ou à l’adresse suivante:

Helm, Incorporated P.O. Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 1-800-551-4123

Numéro de poste 6438 de langue française

www.helminc.com

Index To quickly locate information about the vehicle, use the index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and the page number where it can be found.

Litho in U.S.A. Part No. 25848174 A

©2009 General Motors Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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Safety Warnings and Symbols Warning Messages found on vehicle labels and in this manual describe hazards and what to do to avoid or reduce them. Danger indicates a hazard with a high level of risk which will result in serious injury or death. Warning or Caution indicates a hazard that could result in injury or death.

{ WARNING:

These mean there is something that could hurt you or other people.

Notice: This means there is something that could result in property or vehicle damage. This would not be covered by the vehicle’s warranty.

A circle with a slash through it is a safety symbol which means “Do Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.”

Vehicle Symbols The vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols are shown along with the text describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, control, message, gage, or indicator. M : This symbol is shown when you need to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information.

* : This symbol is shown when you need to see a service manual for additional instructions or information.

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Vehicle Symbol Chart Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean. For more information on the symbol, refer to the index.

9 : Airbag Readiness Light # : Air Conditioning ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS) g : Audio Steering Wheel Controls or OnStar® $ : Brake System Warning Light " : Charging System I : Cruise Control B : Engine Coolant Temperature O : Exterior Lamps

# : Fog Lamps

. : Fuel Gage

+ : Fuses

i : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer

j : LATCH System Child Restraints * : Malfunction Indicator Lamp : : Oil Pressure

} : Power

/ : Remote Vehicle Start > : Safety Belt Reminders

7 : Tire Pressure Monitor

F : Traction Control

M : Windshield Washer Fluid

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✍ NOTES

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Section 1

In Brief

Instrument Panel ..............................................1-2 Initial Drive Information ....................................1-3 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ................1-4 Door Locks ....................................................1-4 Tailgate ........................................................1-5 Windows .......................................................1-6 Seat Adjustment .............................................1-7 Heated Seats .................................................1-9 Head Restraint Adjustment ...............................1-9 Safety Belt ...................................................1-10 Sensing System for Passenger Airbag .............1-10 Mirror Adjustment .........................................1-11 Steering Wheel Adjustment ............................1-12 Interior Lighting ............................................1-12 Exterior Lighting ...........................................1-13 Windshield Wiper/Washer ...............................1-14 Climate Controls ...........................................1-14

Vehicle Features .............................................1-15 Radio(s) ......................................................1-15 Satellite Radio ..............................................1-16 Driver Information Center (DIC) .......................1-16 Cruise Control ..............................................1-17 Power Outlets ..............................................1-17 Performance and Maintenance .........................1-17 Traction Control System (TCS) .......................1-17 StabiliTrak® ..................................................1-18 Tire Pressure Monitor ....................................1-18 Engine Oil Life System ..................................1-19 Driving for Better Fuel Economy .....................1-19 Roadside Assistance Program ........................1-20 OnStar® ......................................................1-20

1-1

Instrument Panel

Manual Transmission shown, Automatic Transmission similar

1-2

A. Outlet Adjustment on page 4-18. B. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever on page 4-4. C. Instrument Panel Cluster on page 4-19. D. Hazard Warning Flashers on page 4-3. E. Passenger Side Airbag. See Airbag System on

page 2-64.

F. Exterior Lamps on page 4-10. Fog Lamps on page 4-12

(If Equipped). Exterior Cargo Lamps on page 4-13.

G. Parking Brake on page 3-30. H. Horn on page 4-3. I. StabiliTrak® System on page 5-6 and Four-Wheel

Drive on page 3-25.

J. Audio System(s) on page 4-42.

K. Cigarette Lighter (If Equipped). See Ashtray(s) and

Cigarette Lighter on page 4-16.

L. Climate Control System on page 4-16. M. Accessory Power Outlet(s) on page 4-15. N. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator on page 4-23. O. Glove Box on page 3-40. Initial Drive Information This section provides a brief overview about some of the important features that may or may not be on your specific vehicle. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual.

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Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System The RKE transmitter is used to lock and unlock the doors from up to 9 meters (30 feet) away from the vehicle.

Press UNLOCK to unlock the doors and press LOCK to lock them.

Door Locks Manual Door Locks Lock or unlock the door from the outside with the key in the driver or front passenger door or press the LOCK or UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Lock the door from the inside by moving the manual lever on the door forward or rearward.

Press L to sound the horn and to flash the exterior lamps for 30 seconds. Lock and unlock feedback can be personalized. See Keys on page 3-2 and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 3-3.

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Power Door Locks

Tailgate

Press L or U on the switch on the armrest to lock or unlock the doors. For more information see: • Door Locks on page 3-5 • Power Door Locks on page 3-6

Open the tailgate by pulling up on the outside handle while pulling the tailgate down. On vehicles with a locking tailgate, use the ignition key to unlock it. For more information see Tailgate on page 3-8.

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Windows Manual Windows

Power Windows

Use the window crank to open and close each window.

Press or pull up on the front of the switch to open or close the window. For more information see: • Manual Windows on page 3-10 • Power Windows on page 3-11

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Seat Adjustment Manual Seats

Power Seats

1. Lift the bar to unlock the seat. 2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release

the bar.

To adjust the seat using the control on the outboard side of it: • Slide the horizontal control forward or rearward. • Move the front or rear of the horizontal control

up or down.

• Move the entire horizontal control up or down.

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Reclining Seatbacks

Power Lumbar

Use the vertical control on the outboard side of the seat to raise or recline the seatback by moving the control forward or rearward.

Press and hold the front or rear of the control on the outboard side of the seat until you have the desired lumbar support. For more information see: • Manual Seats on page 2-2 • Power Seats on page 2-3 • Reclining Seatbacks on page 2-5 • Power Lumbar on page 2-4

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Heated Seats

Head Restraint Adjustment Head Restraints Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. See Head Restraints on page 2-8.

With the ignition on, press the top of the switch on the outboard side of the seat to turn the heat on at the high setting. Press the bottom of the switch to turn the heat to the low setting, and put it in the center position to turn the heat off. For more information see Heated Seats on page 2-4.

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Safety Belt

Refer to the following sections for important information on how to use safety belts properly. • Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone on page 2-13. • How to Wear Safety Belts Properly on page 2-18. • Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 2-27. • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)

on page 2-46.

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Sensing System for Passenger Airbag The passenger sensing system, if equipped, will turn off the right front passenger frontal airbag under certain conditions. The driver airbags are not affected by this. If the vehicle has one of the passenger airbag status indicators pictured in the following illustrations, then the vehicle has a passenger sensing system. The passenger airbag status indicator will be visible on the instrument panel when the vehicle is started.

United States

Canada

See Passenger Sensing System on page 2-73 for important information.

Mirror Adjustment Exterior Mirrors

Vehicles with power outside mirrors have controls located on the driver door.

Manually fold the mirrors inward to prevent damage when going through an automatic car wash. To fold, push the mirror toward the vehicle. Push the mirror outward, to return to its original position. Interior Mirror The automatic dimming inside rearview mirror will automatically reduce the glare of lights from behind the vehicle. See Manual Rearview Mirror on page 3-36.

1. Move the selector switch to the L (left) or R (right)

to choose the driver or passenger mirror.

2. Press one of the four buttons located on the control

pad to move the mirror to the desired direction. 3. Return the selector switch to the center position

once the mirrors are adjusted.

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Interior Lighting Dome Lamps The dome lamps, located in the front and cargo area of the vehicle, come on when any door is opened. Turn the dome lamps on by turning the thumbwheel, located next to the exterior lamps control, all the way up. In this position, the lamps remain on whether a door

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