2010 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2010 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.62 MB

Table of Contents

2010 GMC Canyon BookTOC
1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Door Locks
10
Tailgate
11
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belt
16
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Cruise Control
23
Power Outlets
23
Performance and Maintenance
23
Traction Control System (TCS)
23
StabiliTrak®
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
24
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
25
Roadside Assistance Program
26
OnStar®
26
Seats and Restraint System
29
Front Seats
30
Manual Seats
30
Power Seats
31
Manual Lumbar
31
Power Lumbar
32
Heated Seats
32
Reclining Seatbacks
33
Head Restraints
36
Seatback Latches
37
Rear Seats
38
Rear Seat Operation (Extended Cab)
38
Rear Seat Operation (Crew Cab)
39
Safety Belts
41
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
41
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
46
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
61
Lap Belt
61
Safety Belt Extender
62
Child Restraints
63
Older Children
63
Infants and Young Children
66
Child Restraint Systems
70
Where to Put the Restraint
72
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
74
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
86
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
88
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
88
Airbag System
92
Where Are the Airbags?
95
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
97
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
99
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
99
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
100
Passenger Sensing System
101
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
107
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
108
Restraint System Check
109
Checking the Restraint Systems
109
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
110
Features and Controls
111
Keys
112
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
113
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
113
Doors and Locks
115
Door Locks
115
Power Door Locks
116
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
116
Rear Door Security Locks (Crew Cab)
117
Lockout Protection
117
Rear Doors (Extended Cab)
117
Tailgate
118
Windows
120
Manual Windows
120
Power Windows
121
Sliding Rear Window
122
Sun Visors
122
Theft-Deterrent Systems
123
Content Theft-Deterrent
123
Passlock® (U.S. Only)
124
Electronic Immobilizer
125
Electronic Immobilizer Operation (Canada Only)
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
126
New Vehicle Break-In
126
Ignition Positions
127
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
128
Starting the Engine
128
Engine Coolant Heater
130
Automatic Transmission Operation
131
Manual Transmission Operation
133
Four-Wheel Drive
135
Parking Brake
140
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
141
Shifting Out of Park (Automatic Transmission)
142
Parking the Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
143
Parking Over Things That Burn
143
Engine Exhaust
144
Running the Vehicle While Parked
144
Mirrors
146
Manual Rearview Mirror
146
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
146
Compass
147
Outside Manual Mirrors
148
Outside Power Mirrors
148
Outside Convex Mirror
149
Storage Areas
150
Glove Box
150
Cupholders
150
Center Console Storage
150
Assist Handles
150
Rear Storage Area
151
Sunroof
152
Instrument Panel
153
Instrument Panel Overview
155
Hazard Warning Flashers
155
Horn
155
Tilt Wheel
155
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
156
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
156
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
157
Flash-to-Pass
157
Windshield Wipers
157
Windshield Washer
158
Cruise Control
159
Exterior Lamps
162
Headlamps on Reminder
163
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
163
Automatic Headlamp System
164
Fog Lamps
164
Exterior Cargo Lamps
165
Instrument Panel Brightness
165
Dome Lamp
165
Dome Lamp Override
166
Exit Lighting
166
Electric Power Management
166
Battery Run-Down Protection
167
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
167
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
168
Climate Controls
168
Climate Control System
168
Outlet Adjustment
170
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
170
Instrument Panel Cluster
171
Speedometer and Odometer
172
Trip Odometer
172
Tachometer
172
Safety Belt Reminders
173
Airbag Readiness Light
174
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
175
Charging System Light
176
Up-Shift Light
176
Brake System Warning Light
177
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
178
StabiliTrak®/Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
178
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
179
Tire Pressure Light
180
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
180
Oil Pressure Light
183
Security Light
184
Cruise Control Light
184
Highbeam On Light
184
Fuel Gage
184
Driver Information Center (DIC)
185
DIC Operation and Displays
185
DIC Warnings and Messages
189
Audio System(s)
194
Setting the Clock
195
Radio(s)
195
Using an MP3
208
XM Radio Messages
212
Theft-Deterrent Feature
213
Radio Reception
213
Fixed Mast Antenna
215
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
215
Chime Level Adjustment
215
Driving Your Vehicle
217
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
218
Defensive Driving
218
Drunk Driving
218
Control of a Vehicle
219
Braking
219
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
221
Braking in Emergencies
221
StabiliTrak® System
222
Traction Control System (TCS)
224
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
225
Steering
225
Off-Road Recovery
227
Passing
227
Loss of Control
228
Off-Road Driving
229
Driving at Night
241
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
242
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
243
Highway Hypnosis
243
Hill and Mountain Roads
244
Winter Driving
245
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
247
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
248
Recovery Hooks
248
Loading the Vehicle
249
Truck-Camper Loading Information
256
Pickup Conversion to Chassis Cab
256
Towing
257
Towing Your Vehicle
257
Recreational Vehicle Towing
257
Towing a Trailer
264
Trailer Recommendations
276
Service and Appearance Care
277
Service
279
Accessories and Modifications
279
California Proposition 65 Warning
280
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
280
Doing Your Own Service Work
280
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
281
Fuel
281
Gasoline Octane
281
Gasoline Specifications
282
California Fuel
282
Additives
282
Fuels in Foreign Countries
283
Filling the Tank
284
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
286
Checking Things Under the Hood
286
Hood Release
287
Engine Compartment Overview
288
Engine Oil
291
Engine Oil Life System
294
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
296
Automatic Transmission Fluid
297
Manual Transmission Fluid
301
Hydraulic Clutch
302
Cooling System
303
Engine Coolant
305
Engine Overheating
311
Engine Fan Noise
312
Power Steering Fluid
313
Windshield Washer Fluid
314
Brakes
315
Battery
318
Jump Starting
319
Rear Axle
323
Four-Wheel Drive
324
Front Axle
325
Headlamp Aiming
326
Bulb Replacement
326
Halogen Bulbs
326
Headlamps
327
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
328
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
328
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
329
License Plate Lamp
330
Replacement Bulbs
330
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
331
Tires
333
Tire Sidewall Labeling
334
Tire Terminology and Definitions
337
Inflation - Tire Pressure
340
High-Speed Operation
341
Tire Pressure Monitor System
342
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
343
Tire Inspection and Rotation
347
When It Is Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
349
Different Size Tires and Wheels
351
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
351
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
353
Wheel Replacement
353
Tire Chains
354
If a Tire Goes Flat
355
Changing a Flat Tire
356
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
357
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
361
Secondary Latch System
369
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
372
Spare Tire
377
Appearance Care
378
Interior Cleaning
378
Fabric/Carpet
379
Leather
380
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
381
Care of Safety Belts
381
Weatherstrips
381
Washing Your Vehicle
382
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
382
Finish Care
383
Windshield and Wiper Blades
383
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
384
Tires
384
Sheet Metal Damage
385
Finish Damage
385
Underbody Maintenance
385
Chemical Paint Spotting
385
Vehicle Identification
386
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
386
Service Parts Identification Label
386
Electrical System
387
Add-On Electrical Equipment
387
Windshield Wiper Fuses
387
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
387
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
388
Capacities and Specifications
394
Maintenance Schedule
397
Maintenance Schedule
398
Introduction
398
Scheduled Maintenance
399
Owner Checks and Services
404
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
406
Maintenance Replacement Parts
408
Engine Drive Belt Routing
409
Maintenance Record
410
Customer Assistance Information
413
Customer Assistance and Information
414
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
414
Online Owner Center
417
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
418
Customer Assistance Offices
418
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
419
Roadside Assistance Program
419
Scheduling Service Appointments
422
Courtesy Transportation Program
422
Collision Damage Repair
423
Reporting Safety Defects
426
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
426
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
427
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
427
Service Publications Ordering Information
427
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
428
Event Data Recorders
429
OnStar®
430
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
430
Radio Frequency Statement
430
Index
431

FAQ about the 2010 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Canyon owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2010 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2010 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2010 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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