2017 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2017 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
6.74 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Heated and Ventilated Seats
12
Head Restraint Adjustment
12
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
13
Mirror Adjustment
13
Steering Wheel Adjustment
14
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
18
Four-Wheel Drive
19
Vehicle Features
20
Infotainment System
20
Radio(s)
20
Satellite Radio
20
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
22
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
22
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Power Outlets
24
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Fuel (Gasoline)
25
Fuel (Diesel)
25
E85 or FlexFuel
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Assistance Program
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
35
Lockout Protection
36
Safety Locks
36
Doors
36
Tailgate
36
Vehicle Security
37
Vehicle Alarm System
37
Immobilizer
38
Immobilizer Operation
38
Exterior Mirrors
39
Convex Mirrors
39
Manual Mirrors
40
Power Mirrors
40
Folding Mirrors
40
Heated Mirrors
40
Blind Spot Mirrors
40
Interior Mirrors
42
Interior Rearview Mirrors
42
Manual Rearview Mirror
42
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
42
Windows
42
Power Windows
43
Rear Windows
44
Sun Visors
45
Seats and Restraints
46
Head Restraints
47
Front Seats
48
Seat Adjustment
48
Power Seat Adjustment
48
Lumbar Adjustment
49
Reclining Seatbacks
49
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
50
Rear Seats
51
Safety Belts
53
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
54
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
58
Safety Belt Extender
59
Safety System Check
59
Safety Belt Care
59
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
59
Airbag System
60
Where Are the Airbags?
62
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
64
Passenger Sensing System
66
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Airbag System Check
71
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
72
Child Restraints
72
Older Children
72
Infants and Young Children
74
Child Restraint Systems
76
Where to Put the Restraint
78
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
79
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
93
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
93
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
99
Storage
102
Storage Compartments
102
Glove Box
102
Cupholders
102
Sunglasses Storage
103
Underseat Storage
103
Center Console Storage
103
Instruments and Controls
104
Controls
105
Steering Wheel Adjustment
105
Steering Wheel Controls
106
Heated Steering Wheel
106
Horn
107
Windshield Wiper/Washer
107
Compass
108
Clock
108
Power Outlets
109
Wireless Charging
110
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
111
Instrument Cluster (Base Level)
112
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
114
Speedometer
116
Odometer
116
Trip Odometer
116
Tachometer
116
Fuel Gauge
116
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
117
Safety Belt Reminders
118
Airbag Readiness Light
119
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
119
Charging System Light
120
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
120
Brake System Warning Light
122
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
123
Up-Shift Light (Manual Transmission)
123
Tow/Haul Mode Light
123
Hill Descent Control Light
124
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
124
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
124
Traction Off Light
124
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
125
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
125
Tire Pressure Light
125
Engine Oil Pressure Light
126
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
126
Low Fuel Warning Light (Uplevel)
127
Security Light
127
High-Beam On Light
127
Front Fog Lamp Light
127
Lamps On Reminder
127
Cruise Control Light
128
Door Ajar Light (Uplevel Cluster)
128
Information Displays
128
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
128
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
131
Vehicle Messages
134
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
134
Brake System Messages
135
Compass Messages
135
Door Ajar Messages
135
Engine Cooling System Messages
135
Engine Oil Messages
136
Engine Power Messages
136
Fuel System Messages
137
Key and Lock Messages
137
Lamp Messages
137
Object Detection System Messages
137
Ride Control System Messages
138
Airbag System Messages
138
Security Messages
138
Steering System Messages
138
Starting the Vehicle Messages
139
Tire Messages
139
Transmission Messages
139
Vehicle Reminder Messages
140
Vehicle Speed Messages
141
Vehicle Personalization
141
Lighting
148
Exterior Lighting
148
Exterior Lamp Controls
148
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
149
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
149
Flash-to-Pass
149
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
149
Automatic Headlamp System
150
Hazard Warning Flashers
151
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
151
Fog Lamps
152
Interior Lighting
152
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
152
Cargo Lamp
153
Dome Lamps
153
Reading Lamps
153
Lighting Features
154
Entry Lighting
154
Exit Lighting
154
Battery Load Management
154
Battery Power Protection
155
Infotainment System
156
Introduction
156
Infotainment
156
Theft-Deterrent Feature
157
Overview (Base Radio)
158
Overview (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
160
Home Page (Base Radio)
161
Home Page (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
163
Software Updates
164
Radio
164
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio)
164
AM-FM Radio (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
166
Satellite Radio (Base Radio)
167
Satellite Radio (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
168
Radio Reception
169
Multi-Band Antenna
170
Pandora Internet Radio
170
Audio Players
173
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
173
USB Port (Base Radio)
173
USB Port (Base Radio with Touchscreen)
176
Auxiliary Jack
182
Bluetooth Audio
183
Voice Recognition
184
Phone
190
Bluetooth (Overview)
190
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio)
192
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
196
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls - Base Radio with Touchscreen)
200
Text Messaging
204
Trademarks and License Agreements
206
Climate Controls
212
Climate Control Systems
212
Automatic Climate Control System
214
Air Vents
216
Maintenance
217
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
217
Driving and Operating
218
Driving Information
219
Distracted Driving
219
Defensive Driving
219
Drunk Driving
220
Control of a Vehicle
220
Braking
220
Steering
220
Off-Road Recovery
221
Loss of Control
221
Off-Road Driving
222
Driving on Wet Roads
226
Hill and Mountain Roads
227
Winter Driving
228
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
229
Vehicle Load Limits
230
Truck-Camper Loading Information
236
Starting and Operating
236
New Vehicle Break-In
236
Ignition Positions
237
Starting the Engine
238
Engine Heater
239
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
241
Shifting Into Park
242
Shifting out of Park
243
Parking
243
Parking over Things That Burn
244
Engine Exhaust
244
Running the Vehicle While Parked
245
Automatic Transmission
245
Manual Mode
248
Tow/Haul Mode
249
Manual Transmission
250
Drive Systems
251
Four-Wheel Drive
251
Brakes
255
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
255
Parking Brake
256
Brake Assist
257
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
257
Ride Control Systems
257
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
257
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
259
Cruise Control
260
Driver Assistance Systems
262
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
262
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
264
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
266
Fuel
267
California Fuel Requirements
268
Fuels in Foreign Countries
268
Fuel Additives
268
Filling the Tank
269
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
270
Trailer Towing
271
General Towing Information
271
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
271
Towing Equipment
277
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
279
Conversions and Add-Ons
280
Add-On Electrical Equipment
280
Vehicle Care
282
General Information
283
California Proposition 65 Warning
283
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
283
Accessories and Modifications
284
Vehicle Checks
284
Doing Your Own Service Work
284
Hood
285
Engine Compartment Overview
286
Engine Oil
289
Engine Oil Life System
292
Automatic Transmission Fluid
293
Manual Transmission Fluid
293
Hydraulic Clutch
293
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
294
Cooling System
296
Engine Coolant
297
Engine Overheating
299
Engine Fan
300
Washer Fluid
301
Brakes
302
Brake Fluid
302
Battery - North America
304
Four-Wheel Drive
304
Front Axle
305
Rear Axle
305
Starter Switch Check
306
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
307
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
307
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
307
Wiper Blade Replacement
308
Headlamp Aiming
309
Bulb Replacement
309
Halogen Bulbs
309
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
309
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
310
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) and Cargo Lamp
311
Replacement Bulbs
312
Electrical System
312
Electrical System Overload
312
Fuses
313
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
313
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
317
Wheels and Tires
319
Tires
319
All-Season Tires
320
Winter Tires
321
All-Terrain Tires
321
Tire Sidewall Labeling
321
Tire Designations
324
Tire Terminology and Definitions
324
Tire Pressure
327
Tire Pressure Monitor System
328
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
329
Tire Inspection
332
Tire Rotation
332
When It Is Time for New Tires
333
Buying New Tires
334
Different Size Tires and Wheels
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
336
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
338
Wheel Replacement
338
Tire Chains
339
If a Tire Goes Flat
339
Tire Changing
341
Compact Spare Tire
349
Full-Size Spare Tire
350
Jump Starting
351
Jump Starting - North America
351
Towing the Vehicle
354
Recreational Vehicle Towing
355
Appearance Care
359
Exterior Care
359
Interior Care
364
Floor Mats
367
Service and Maintenance
369
General Information
369
Maintenance Schedule
370
Special Application Services
376
Additional Maintenance and Care
376
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
379
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
379
Maintenance Replacement Parts
381
Maintenance Records
382
Technical Data
383
Vehicle Identification
383
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
383
Service Parts Identification Label
383
Vehicle Data
384
Capacities and Specifications
384
Engine Drive Belt Routing
385
Customer Information
386
Customer Information
386
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
386
Customer Assistance Offices
388
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
389
Online Owner Center
389
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
390
Roadside Assistance Program
390
Scheduling Service Appointments
392
Courtesy Transportation Program
392
Collision Damage Repair
393
Service Publications Ordering Information
395
Radio Frequency Statement
396
Reporting Safety Defects
396
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
396
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
397
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
397
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
397
Event Data Recorders
398
OnStar®
398
Infotainment System
399
OnStar
400
OnStar Overview
400
OnStar Services
401
Emergency
401
Security
401
Navigation
402
Connections
402
Diagnostics
404
OnStar Additional Information
405
Index
410
Index_A
410
Index_B
411
Index_C
411
Index_D
412
Index_E
413
Index_F
413
Index_G
414
Index_H
414
Index_I
414
Index_J
415
Index_K
415
Index_L
415
Index_M
416
Index_N
416
Index_O
416
Index_P
417
Index_R
417
Index_S
418
Index_T
419
Index_U
420
Index_V
420
Index_W
420

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