2015 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2015 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
5.77 MB

Table of Contents

2015 GMC Canyon Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
5
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Transmission
19
Four-Wheel Drive
20
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
21
Portable Audio Devices
22
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
23
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
24
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Power Outlets
24
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Assistance Program
26
OnStar®
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
28
Keys and Locks
28
Keys
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
31
Remote Vehicle Start
33
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
36
Lockout Protection
36
Safety Locks
36
Doors
37
Tailgate
37
Vehicle Security
38
Vehicle Alarm System
38
Immobilizer
39
Immobilizer Operation
39
Exterior Mirrors
40
Convex Mirrors
40
Manual Mirrors
40
Power Mirrors
41
Folding Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors
41
Blind Spot Mirrors
41
Interior Mirrors
43
Interior Rearview Mirrors
43
Manual Rearview Mirror
43
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
43
Windows
43
Power Windows
44
Rear Windows
46
Sun Visors
46
Seats and Restraints
48
Head Restraints
49
Front Seats
50
Seat Adjustment
50
Power Seat Adjustment
51
Lumbar Adjustment
51
Reclining Seatbacks
52
Heated Front Seats
53
Rear Seats
54
Rear Seats (Crew Cab)
54
Safety Belts
56
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
57
Lap-Shoulder Belt
58
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
61
Safety Belt Extender
62
Safety System Check
62
Safety Belt Care
62
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
62
Airbag System
63
Where Are the Airbags?
65
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
69
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
73
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Airbag System Check
75
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
75
Child Restraints
76
Older Children
76
Infants and Young Children
78
Child Restraint Systems
81
Where to Put the Restraint
82
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
99
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
100
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
106
Storage
110
Storage Compartments
110
Glove Box
110
Cupholders
110
Sunglasses Storage
111
Underseat Storage
111
Center Console Storage
111
Instruments and Controls
112
Controls
113
Steering Wheel Adjustment
113
Steering Wheel Controls
114
Horn
114
Windshield Wiper/Washer
114
Compass
115
Clock
115
Power Outlets
116
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
118
Instrument Cluster (Base Level)
119
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
120
Speedometer
122
Odometer
122
Trip Odometer
122
Tachometer
122
Fuel Gauge
123
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
123
Safety Belt Reminders
124
Airbag Readiness Light
125
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
125
Charging System Light
126
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
126
Brake System Warning Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
130
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
130
Tow/Haul Mode Light
131
Hill Descent Control Light
131
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
131
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
131
Traction Off Light
132
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
132
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
132
Tire Pressure Light
133
Engine Oil Pressure Light
133
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
134
Low Fuel Warning Light (Uplevel)
134
Security Light
134
High-Beam On Light
135
Front Fog Lamp Light
135
Lamps On Reminder
135
Cruise Control Light
135
Door Ajar Light (Uplevel Cluster)
136
Information Displays
136
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
136
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
139
Vehicle Messages
142
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
143
Brake System Messages
143
Compass Messages
144
Door Ajar Messages
144
Engine Cooling System Messages
144
Engine Oil Messages
145
Engine Power Messages
145
Fuel System Messages
146
Key and Lock Messages
146
Lamp Messages
146
Object Detection System Messages
146
Ride Control System Messages
147
Airbag System Messages
147
Security Messages
147
Steering System Messages
148
Tire Messages
148
Transmission Messages
149
Vehicle Reminder Messages
150
Vehicle Speed Messages
150
Vehicle Personalization
151
Lighting
158
Exterior Lighting
158
Exterior Lamp Controls
158
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
159
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
159
Flash-to-Pass
160
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
160
Automatic Headlamp System
160
Hazard Warning Flashers
161
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
162
Fog Lamps
162
Interior Lighting
163
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
163
Cargo Lamp
163
Dome Lamps
164
Reading Lamps
164
Lighting Features
165
Entry Lighting
165
Exit Lighting
165
Battery Load Management
165
Battery Power Protection
166
Infotainment System
168
Introduction
168
Infotainment
168
Theft-Deterrent Feature
169
Overview
169
Home Page
171
Software Updates
173
Radio
174
AM-FM Radio
174
Satellite Radio
175
Radio Reception
176
Multi-Band Antenna
176
Pandora Internet Radio
176
Audio Players
180
USB Port
180
Auxiliary Jack
182
Bluetooth Audio
183
Navigation
184
OnStar® System
184
Voice Recognition
186
Phone
192
Bluetooth (Overview)
192
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
193
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Connected Radio)
197
Text Messaging
201
Settings
203
Teen Driver
203
Trademarks and License Agreements
205
Climate Controls
212
Climate Control Systems
212
Automatic Climate Control System
214
Air Vents
217
Maintenance
218
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
218
Driving and Operating
220
Driving Information
221
Distracted Driving
221
Defensive Driving
222
Drunk Driving
222
Control of a Vehicle
222
Braking
222
Steering
223
Off-Road Recovery
224
Loss of Control
224
Off-Road Driving
225
Driving on Wet Roads
229
Hill and Mountain Roads
230
Winter Driving
231
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
232
Vehicle Load Limits
234
Truck-Camper Loading Information
240
Starting and Operating
240
New Vehicle Break-In
240
Ignition Positions
241
Starting the Engine
242
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
244
Engine Coolant Heater
244
Shifting Into Park
246
Shifting out of Park
247
Parking
248
Parking over Things That Burn
248
Engine Exhaust
248
Running the Vehicle While Parked
249
Automatic Transmission
249
Manual Mode
252
Tow/Haul Mode
253
Manual Transmission
254
Drive Systems
255
Four-Wheel Drive
255
Brakes
259
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
259
Parking Brake
260
Brake Assist
261
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
261
Ride Control Systems
261
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
261
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
263
Cruise Control
264
Driver Assistance Systems
267
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
267
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
269
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
271
Fuel
272
California Fuel Requirements
273
Fuels in Foreign Countries
274
Fuel Additives
274
Filling the Tank
274
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
275
Trailer Towing
276
General Towing Information
276
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
276
Towing Equipment
282
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
284
Conversions and Add-Ons
285
Add-On Electrical Equipment
285
Vehicle Care
286
General Information
287
California Proposition 65 Warning
287
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
288
Accessories and Modifications
288
Vehicle Checks
288
Doing Your Own Service Work
288
Hood
289
Engine Compartment Overview
290
Engine Oil
293
Engine Oil Life System
295
Automatic Transmission Fluid
297
Manual Transmission Fluid
297
Hydraulic Clutch
297
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
298
Cooling System
300
Engine Coolant
301
Engine Overheating
303
Engine Fan
305
Washer Fluid
305
Brakes
306
Brake Fluid
306
Battery
308
Four-Wheel Drive
309
Front Axle
309
Rear Axle
310
Starter Switch Check
311
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
312
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
312
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
312
Wiper Blade Replacement
313
Headlamp Aiming
314
Bulb Replacement
314
Halogen Bulbs
314
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
314
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
315
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
316
Replacement Bulbs
317
Electrical System
317
Electrical System Overload
317
Fuses
318
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
318
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
323
Wheels and Tires
325
Tires
325
All-Season Tires
326
Winter Tires
327
All-Terrain Tires
327
Tire Sidewall Labeling
327
Tire Designations
330
Tire Terminology and Definitions
330
Tire Pressure
333
Tire Pressure Monitor System
335
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
336
Tire Inspection
339
Tire Rotation
339
When It Is Time for New Tires
341
Buying New Tires
342
Different Size Tires and Wheels
343
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
344
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
345
Wheel Replacement
346
Tire Chains
346
If a Tire Goes Flat
347
Tire Changing
349
Compact Spare Tire
358
Full-Size Spare Tire
359
Jump Starting
360
Towing the Vehicle
363
Recreational Vehicle Towing
363
Appearance Care
368
Exterior Care
368
Interior Care
373
Floor Mats
376
Service and Maintenance
378
General Information
378
Maintenance Schedule
379
Special Application Services
385
Additional Maintenance and Care
386
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
389
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
389
Maintenance Replacement Parts
391
Maintenance Records
392
Technical Data
394
Vehicle Identification
394
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
394
Service Parts Identification Label
394
Vehicle Data
395
Capacities and Specifications
395
Engine Drive Belt Routing
397
Customer Information
398
Customer Information
398
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
398
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
400
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
401
Online Owner Center
401
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
402
Roadside Assistance Program
402
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
404
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
405
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
406
Service Publications Ordering Information
408
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
409
Radio Frequency Statement
409
Reporting Safety Defects
410
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
410
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
410
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
411
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
411
Event Data Recorders
411
OnStar®
412
Infotainment System
412
OnStar
414
OnStar Overview
414
OnStar Services
415
Emergency
415
Security
416
Navigation
416
Connections
417
Vehicle Diagnostics
419
OnStar Additional Information
419
Index
424
Index_A
424
Index_B
425
Index_C
425
Index_D
426
Index_E
427
Index_F
427
Index_G
428
Index_H
428
Index_I
429
Index_J
429
Index_K
429
Index_L
429
Index_M
430
Index_N
431
Index_O
431
Index_P
431
Index_R
432
Index_S
433
Index_T
434
Index_U
435
Index_V
435
Index_W
435

FAQ about the 2015 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2015 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 2015 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Canyon
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2015 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2015 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2015 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2015 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2015) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2015 is available in English.

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