2005 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2005 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.72 MB

Table of Contents

2005 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
14
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
14
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
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
29
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
30
Right Front Passenger Position
30
Center Front Passenger Position
31
Rear Seat Passengers
32
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
35
Safety Belt Pretensioners
37
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
40
Child Restraint Systems
43
Where to Put the Restraint
46
Top Strap
48
Top Strap Anchor Location
49
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
52
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Crew Cab)
54
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Extended Cab with Rear Seats)
54
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System (Regular/Extended Cab - No Rear Seats)
55
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
58
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Models without an Airbag Off Switch)
60
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position (Models with an Airbag Off Switch)
63
Airbag System
67
Where Are the Airbags?
70
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
74
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
74
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
75
Airbag Off Switch
77
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
81
Restraint System Check
81
Checking Your Restraint Systems
81
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
82
Features and Controls
83
Keys
84
Remote Keyless Entry System
86
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
87
Doors and Locks
89
Door Locks
89
Power Door Locks
90
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
90
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
91
Lockout Protection
92
Rear Doors (Extended Cab)
92
Tailgate
92
Windows
94
Manual Windows
94
Power Windows
95
Sliding Rear Window
96
Sun Visors
96
Theft-Deterrent Systems
96
Content Theft-Deterrent
96
Passlock®
98
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
98
New Vehicle Break-In
98
Ignition Positions
99
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
100
Starting Your Engine
100
Engine Coolant Heater
102
Automatic Transmission Operation
103
Manual Transmission Operation
106
Four-Wheel Drive
108
Parking Brake
111
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
112
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
114
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
115
Parking Over Things That Burn
115
Engine Exhaust
116
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked (Automatic Transmission)
116
Mirrors
118
Manual Rearview Mirror
118
Manual Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
118
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display
119
Outside Manual Mirrors
121
Outside Power Mirrors
121
Outside Convex Mirror
122
OnStar® System
122
Storage Areas
124
Glove Box
124
Cupholder(s)
124
Front Armrest Storage Area
124
Assist Handles
125
Rear Storage Area
125
Instrument Panel
127
Instrument Panel Overview
130
Hazard Warning Flashers
132
Other Warning Devices
132
Horn
132
Tilt Wheel
133
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
133
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
134
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
135
Flash-to-Pass
135
Windshield Wipers
136
Windshield Washer
136
Cruise Control
137
Exterior Lamps
140
Headlamps on Reminder
141
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
141
Automatic Headlamp System
141
Fog Lamps
142
Exterior Cargo Lamps
143
Interior Lamps
143
Instrument Panel Brightness
143
Dome Lamp
143
Dome Lamp Override
143
Exit Lighting
144
Battery Run-Down Protection
144
Accessory Power Outlets
144
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
145
Climate Controls
145
Climate Control System
145
Outlet Adjustment
147
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
148
Instrument Panel Cluster
149
Speedometer and Odometer
150
Trip Odometer
150
Tachometer
150
Safety Belt Reminder Light
150
Airbag Readiness Light
151
Airbag Off Light
152
Battery Warning Light
153
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
154
Brake System Warning Light
154
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
156
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
156
Oil Pressure Light
160
Security Light
161
Cruise Control Light
161
Highbeam On Light
161
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Indicator Light
162
Fuel Gage
162
Driver Information Center (DIC)
163
DIC Controls and Displays
163
DIC Warnings and Messages
167
Audio System(s)
170
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
170
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
171
AM-FM Radio
171
Radio with CD (MP3)
174
Radio with Six-Disc CD
189
Theft-Deterrent Feature (Non-RDS Radios)
200
Theft-Deterrent Feature (RDS Radios)
200
Radio Reception
200
Care of Your CDs
200
Care of Your CD Player
201
Fixed Mast Antenna
201
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
201
Chime Level Adjustment
201
Driving Your Vehicle
203
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
204
Defensive Driving
204
Drunken Driving
205
Control of a Vehicle
208
Braking
208
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
209
Braking in Emergencies
210
Traction Control System (TCS)
211
Steering
212
Off-Road Recovery
214
Passing
214
Loss of Control
216
Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle
217
Driving at Night
230
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
231
City Driving
234
Freeway Driving
235
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
236
Highway Hypnosis
237
Hill and Mountain Roads
238
Winter Driving
240
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
244
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
244
Recovery Hooks
245
Loading Your Vehicle
246
Truck-Camper Loading Information
251
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
251
Towing
252
Towing Your Vehicle
252
Recreational Vehicle Towing
252
Trailer Connections
258
Trailer Recommendations
258
Towing a Trailer
258
Service and Appearance Care
273
Service
275
Doing Your Own Service Work
276
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
277
Fuel
277
Gasoline Octane
277
Gasoline Specifications
277
California Fuel
278
Additives
278
Fuels in Foreign Countries
279
Filling Your Tank
280
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
282
Checking Things Under the Hood
282
Hood Release
283
Engine Compartment Overview
284
Engine Oil
285
Engine Oil Life System
288
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transmission Fluid
291
Manual Transmission Fluid
294
Hydraulic Clutch
296
Engine Coolant
297
Radiator Pressure Cap
300
Engine Overheating
300
Cooling System
302
Engine Fan Noise
306
Power Steering Fluid
307
Windshield Washer Fluid
308
Brakes
309
Battery
312
Jump Starting
313
Rear Axle
316
Four-Wheel Drive
317
Front Axle
318
Bulb Replacement
319
Halogen Bulbs
319
Headlamps
319
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
321
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
322
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
322
Replacement Bulbs
323
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
324
Tires
326
Tire Sidewall Labelling
327
Tire Terminology and Definitions
330
Inflation - Tire Pressure
332
Tire Inspection and Rotation
334
When It Is Time for New Tires
335
Buying New Tires
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
337
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
338
Wheel Replacement
338
Tire Chains
340
If a Tire Goes Flat
341
Changing a Flat Tire
342
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
343
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
346
Secondary Latch System
353
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
356
Spare Tire
360
Appearance Care
361
Fabric/Carpet
361
Vinyl
363
Leather
363
Instrument Panel
364
Interior Plastic Components
364
Glass Surfaces
364
Care of Safety Belts
364
Weatherstrips
364
Washing Your Vehicle
365
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
365
Finish Care
365
Windshield and Wiper Blades
366
Aluminum Wheels
367
Tires
367
Sheet Metal Damage
368
Finish Damage
368
Underbody Maintenance
368
Chemical Paint Spotting
368
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
369
Vehicle Identification
370
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
370
Service Parts Identification Label
370
Electrical System
370
Add-On Electrical Equipment
370
Windshield Wiper Fuses
371
Power Windows and Other Power Options
371
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
371
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
372
Capacities and Specifications
375
Maintenance Schedule
377
Maintenance Schedule
378
Introduction
378
Maintenance Requirements
378
Your Vehicle and the Environment
378
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
378
Scheduled Maintenance
380
Additional Required Services
382
Maintenance Footnotes
383
Owner Checks and Services
385
At Each Fuel Fill
385
At Least Once a Month
385
At Least Once a Year
386
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
389
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
391
Maintenance Record
392
Customer Assistance and Information
395
Customer Assistance and Information
396
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
396
Online Owner Center
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Customer Assistance Offices
398
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
399
Roadside Assistance Program
400
Courtesy Transportation
401
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
403
Reporting Safety Defects
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
405
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
405
Service Publications Ordering Information
405
Index
407

FAQ about the 2005 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2005 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 2005 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your GMC Canyon, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2005 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2005 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2005 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2005 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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