2021 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2021 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.15 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
3
Keys
7
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
10
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
13
Power Door Locks
13
Delayed Locking
13
Automatic Door Locks
14
Lockout Protection
14
Vehicle Alarm System
15
Immobilizer
16
Convex Mirrors
17
Manual Mirrors
17
Power Mirrors
17
Folding Mirrors
17
Heated Mirrors
17
Interior Rearview Mirrors
18
Manual Rearview Mirror
18
Power Windows
19
Rear Windows
20
Seat Adjustment
24
Power Seat Adjustment
24
Lumbar Adjustment
24
Reclining Seatbacks
25
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
26
Buckle To Drive
29
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
29
Lap-Shoulder Belt
31
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
34
Seat Belt Extender
34
Safety System Check
34
Seat Belt Care
35
Where Are the Airbags?
37
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
38
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
38
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
39
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
39
Passenger Sensing System
40
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
43
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
44
Airbag System Check
44
Older Children
45
Infants and Young Children
46
Child Restraint Systems
48
Where to Put the Restraint
50
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
52
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
64
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
65
Glove Box
73
Cupholders
73
Sunglasses Storage
73
Underseat Storage
74
Steering Wheel Adjustment
76
Steering Wheel Controls
76
Heated Steering Wheel
76
Horn
77
Windshield Wiper/Washer
77
Compass
78
Clock
78
Power Outlets
78
Instrument Cluster
81
Speedometer
83
Odometer
83
Trip Odometer
84
Tachometer
84
Fuel Gauge
84
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
85
Seat Belt Reminders
85
Airbag Readiness Light
86
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
86
Charging System Light
87
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
87
Brake System Warning Light
89
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
89
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
89
Tow/Haul Mode Light
90
Hill Descent Control Light
90
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
90
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
90
Traction Off Light
90
StabiliTrak OFF Light
91
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
91
Tire Pressure Light
91
Engine Oil Pressure Light
92
Low Fuel Warning Light (Base Level)
92
Low Fuel Warning Light (Uplevel)
93
Security Light
93
High-Beam On Light
93
Front Fog Lamp Light
93
Lamps On Reminder
93
Cruise Control Light
93
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
94
Engine Power Messages
99
Vehicle Speed Messages
99
Exterior Lamp Controls
102
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
103
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
103
Flash-to-Pass
103
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
103
Automatic Headlamp System
103
Hazard Warning Flashers
104
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
104
Fog Lamps
105
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
106
Dome Lamps
106
Entry Lighting
107
Exit Lighting
107
Battery Load Management
107
Battery Power Protection
107
Overview
110
Steering Wheel Controls
112
Using the System
113
AM-FM Radio
116
HD Radio Technology
117
Radio Data System (RDS)
118
Satellite Radio
118
Radio Reception
119
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
119
USB Port
119
Auxiliary Jack
122
Bluetooth Audio
122
Using the Navigation System
124
Maps
127
Navigation Symbols
127
Destination
128
OnStar System
133
Global Positioning System (GPS)
134
Vehicle Positioning
134
Problems with Route Guidance
135
If the System Needs Service
135
Map Data Updates
135
Database Coverage Explanations
136
Bluetooth (Overview)
141
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
142
Teen Driver
152
Automatic Climate Control System
166
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
169
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
171
Distracted Driving
171
Defensive Driving
171
Impaired Driving
172
Control of a Vehicle
172
Braking
172
Steering
172
Off-Road Recovery
173
Loss of Control
173
Off-Road Driving
174
Driving on Wet Roads
177
Hill and Mountain Roads
178
Winter Driving
178
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
179
Vehicle Load Limits
180
New Vehicle Break-In
185
Ignition Positions
186
Starting the Engine
187
Engine Heater
188
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
189
Shifting Into Park
190
Shifting out of Park
191
Parking over Things That Burn
191
Manual Mode
194
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
201
Parking Brake
202
Brake Assist
202
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
203
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
204
Limited-Slip Differential
205
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
208
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
210
Top Tier Fuel
213
Recommended Fuel
213
Prohibited Fuels
213
Fuels in Foreign Countries
214
Fuel Additives
214
Filling the Tank
214
General Towing Information
216
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
216
Trailer Towing
220
Towing Equipment
223
California Proposition 65 Warning
232
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
232
Doing Your Own Service Work
233
Hood
233
Engine Compartment Overview
235
Engine Oil
238
Engine Oil Life System
240
Automatic Transmission Fluid
241
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
241
Cooling System
243
Engine Overheating
246
Engine Fan
247
Washer Fluid
247
Brakes
248
Brake Fluid
248
Battery - North America
249
Four-Wheel Drive
250
Front Axle
250
Rear Axle
251
Starter Switch Check
251
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
251
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
251
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
252
Wiper Blade Replacement
252
Windshield Replacement
252
Halogen Bulbs
254
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, and Parking Lamps
254
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
255
Electrical System Overload
257
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
257
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
257
Tires
264
All-Season Tires
265
Winter Tires
265
All-Terrain Tires
265
Tire Sidewall Labeling
265
Tire Designations
267
Tire Terminology and Definitions
268
Tire Pressure
270
Tire Pressure Monitor System
271
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
272
Tire Inspection
274
Tire Rotation
275
When It Is Time for New Tires
276
Buying New Tires
276
Different Size Tires and Wheels
277
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
278
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
279
Wheel Replacement
279
Tire Chains
280
If a Tire Goes Flat
280
Tire Changing
282
Compact Spare Tire
290
Exterior Care
298
Interior Care
302
General Information
306
Maintenance Schedule
307
Special Application Services
313
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
316
Maintenance Replacement Parts
317
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
320
Capacities and Specifications
321
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
324
Customer Assistance Offices
326
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
326
Online Owner Center
326
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
327
Roadside Assistance Program
327
Scheduling Service Appointments
329
Courtesy Transportation Program
329
Collision Damage Repair
330
Publication Ordering Information
332
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
332
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
333
Cybersecurity
333
Event Data Recorders
334
OnStar
335
Emergency
337
Security
337
Navigation
341
Connections
342
Index_A
344
Index_B
345
Index_C
345
Index_D
346
Index_E
346
Index_F
347
Index_G
347
Index_H
348
Index_I
348
Index_J
348
Index_K
348
Index_L
348
Index_M
349
Index_N
350
Index_O
350
Index_P
350
Index_R
351
Index_S
351
Index_T
352
Index_U
353
Index_V
353
Index_W
354

FAQ about the 2021 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2021 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 2021 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2021 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2021 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2021 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2021 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2021) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2021 is available in English.

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