2004 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2004 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.83 MB

Table of Contents

2004 GMC Canyon Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Manual Seats
9
Power Seats
10
Manual Lumbar
11
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
13
Seatback Latches
14
Rear Seats
15
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
15
Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab)
16
Safety Belts
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
21
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Driver Position
22
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
30
Center Front Passenger Position
30
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Safety Belt Extender
36
Child Restraints
37
Older Children
37
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Top Strap
48
Top Strap Anchor Location
50
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
52
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Models with an Air Bag Off Switch)
54
Securing a Child Restraint Designed forthe LATCH System (Models without an Air Bag Off Switch)
57
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
59
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Models with an Air Bag Off Switch)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Models without an Air Bag Off Switch)
64
Air Bag Systems
66
Where Are the Air Bags?
69
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
72
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
73
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
73
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
74
Air Bag Off Switch
76
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
78
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Restraint System Check
79
Checking Your Restraint Systems
79
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
80
Features and Controls
81
Keys
82
Remote Keyless Entry System
84
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
85
Doors and Locks
87
Door Locks
87
Power Door Locks
88
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
88
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
89
Lockout Protection
89
Leaving Your Vehicle
90
Rear Doors (Extended Cab)
90
Tailgate
90
Windows
92
Manual Windows
92
Power Windows
93
Sliding Rear Window
94
Sun Visors
94
Theft-Deterrent Systems
94
Content Theft-Deterrent
94
PasslockĀ®
96
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
96
New Vehicle Break-In
96
Ignition Positions
97
Starting Your Engine
98
Engine Coolant Heater
100
Automatic Transmission Operation
101
Manual Transmission Operation
104
Four-Wheel Drive
106
Parking Brake
109
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
110
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
112
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
113
Parking Over Things That Burn
113
Engine Exhaust
114
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
114
Mirrors
116
Manual Rearview Mirror
116
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStarĀ®
116
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
117
Outside Manual Mirrors
119
Outside Power Mirrors
120
Outside Convex Mirror
120
OnStarĀ® System
121
Storage Areas
122
Glove Box
122
Cupholder(s)
122
Front Armrest Storage Area
123
Assist Handles
123
Rear Storage Area
123
Bed Rails
123
Instrument Panel
125
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
128
Horn
128
Tilt Wheel
129
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
129
Exterior Lamps
136
Interior Lamps
139
Accessory Power Outlets
140
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
141
Climate Controls
142
Climate Control System
142
Outlet Adjustment
145
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
146
Instrument Panel Cluster
147
Speedometer and Odometer
148
Trip Odometer
148
Tachometer
148
Safety Belt Reminder Light
148
Air Bag Readiness Light
149
Air Bag Off Light
150
Battery Warning Light
151
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
152
Brake System Warning Light
152
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
154
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
154
Oil Pressure Light
158
Security Light
159
Cruise Control Light
159
Highbeam On Light
159
Daytime Running Lamps Indicator Light
160
Fuel Gage
160
Driver Information Center (DIC)
161
DIC Controls and Displays
161
DIC Warnings and Messages
163
Audio System(s)
166
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
167
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
167
AM-FM Radio
168
Radio with CD
171
Radio with Six-Disc CD
180
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
191
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
191
Radio Reception
192
Care of Your CDs
192
Care of Your CD Player
192
Fixed Mast Antenna
192
Chime Level Adjustment
192
Driving Your Vehicle
193
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
194
Defensive Driving
194
Drunken Driving
195
Control of a Vehicle
198
Braking
198
Traction Control System (TCS)
201
Steering
202
Off-Road Recovery
204
Passing
205
Loss of Control
206
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
207
Driving at Night
221
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
223
City Driving
226
Freeway Driving
227
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
228
Highway Hypnosis
229
Hill and Mountain Roads
230
Winter Driving
232
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
236
Towing
239
Towing Your Vehicle
239
Recreational Vehicle Towing
239
Loading Your Vehicle
244
Truck-Camper Loading Information
251
Trailer Recommendations
251
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
251
Towing a Trailer
252
Service and Appearance Care
265
Service
267
Doing Your Own Service Work
268
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
268
Fuel
269
Gasoline Octane
269
Gasoline Specifications
269
California Fuel
270
Additives
270
Fuels in Foreign Countries
271
Filling Your Tank
271
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
274
Checking Things Under the Hood
274
Hood Release
275
Engine Compartment Overview
276
Engine Oil
277
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
282
Automatic Transmission Fluid
283
Manual Transmission Fluid
286
Hydraulic Clutch (Manual Transmission)
288
Engine Coolant
289
Radiator Pressure Cap
292
Engine Overheating
292
Cooling System
294
Engine Fan Noise
299
Power Steering Fluid
300
Windshield Washer Fluid
301
Brakes
302
Battery
305
Jump Starting
306
Rear Axle
311
Four-Wheel Drive
312
Front Axle
313
Bulb Replacement
314
Halogen Bulbs
314
Headlamps
314
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
316
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
317
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
317
Replacement Bulbs
318
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Tires
321
Inflation - Tire Pressure
328
Tire Inspection and Rotation
329
When It Is Time for New Tires
331
Buying New Tires
332
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
334
Wheel Replacement
334
Tire Chains
336
If a Tire Goes Flat
337
Changing a Flat Tire
338
Spare Tire
357
Appearance Care
358
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
359
Care of Safety Belts
361
Weatherstrips
361
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
362
Sheet Metal Damage
364
Finish Damage
364
Underbody Maintenance
365
Chemical Paint Spotting
365
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
366
Vehicle Identification
367
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
367
Service Parts Identification Label
367
Electrical System
367
Add-On Electrical Equipment
367
Windshield Wiper Fuses
368
Power Windows and Other Power Options
368
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
368
Capacities and Specifications
372
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Maintenance Requirements
376
Your Vehicle and the Environment
376
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
377
Scheduled Maintenance
378
Additional Required Services
380
Maintenance Footnotes
381
Owner Checks and Services
383
At Each Fuel Fill
383
At Least Once a Month
383
At Least Once a Year
384
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
387
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
389
Engine Drive Belt Routing
390
Maintenance Record
391
Customer Assistance and Information
393
Customer Assistance and Information
394
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
394
Online Owner Center
395
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
396
Customer Assistance Offices
396
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
397
Roadside Assistance Program
398
Courtesy Transportation
399
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
401
Reporting Safety Defects
402
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
402
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
403
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
403
Service Publications Ordering Information
403
Index
405

FAQ about the 2004 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2004 Canyon manual?

The GMC Canyon owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Canyon. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Canyon 2004 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your GMC Canyon, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Canyon
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Canyon owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2004 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2004 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2004 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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