2023 GMC Canyon Owner's Manual

2023 GMC Canyon owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
GMC
Model:
Canyon
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
7.41 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
Keys
7
Remote Key
8
Remote Key Operation
8
Remote Vehicle Start
13
Door Locks
14
Power Door Locks
15
Delayed Locking
15
Automatic Door Locks
16
Lockout Protection
16
Tailgate
17
Vehicle Alarm System
19
Immobilizer
20
Convex Mirrors
20
Power Mirrors
20
Folding Mirrors
21
Interior Rearview Mirrors
21
Manual Rearview Mirror
21
Power Windows
22
Rear Windows
23
Seat Adjustment
26
Power Seat Adjustment
27
Reclining Seatbacks
28
Lumbar Adjustment
29
Memory Seats
29
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
32
Buckle To Drive
35
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
35
Lap-Shoulder Belt
37
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
40
Seat Belt Extender
40
Safety System Check
41
Seat Belt Care
41
Where Are the Airbags?
43
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
44
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
45
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
45
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
45
Passenger Sensing System
46
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
50
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
50
Airbag System Check
51
Older Children
52
Infants and Young Children
53
Child Restraint Systems
55
Where to Put the Restraint
57
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
58
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
66
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
66
Glove Box
71
Cupholders
71
Underseat Storage
71
Tailgate Storage
71
Steering Wheel Adjustment
74
Heated Steering Wheel
74
Horn
74
Windshield Wiper/Washer
75
Compass
76
Clock
76
Power Outlets
76
Instrument Cluster (Base Level)
80
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
82
Speedometer
83
Odometer
83
Trip Odometer
83
Tachometer
83
Fuel Gauge
84
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
85
Engine Oil Temperature Gauge
86
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
87
Transmission Temperature Gauge
87
Seat Belt Reminders
88
Airbag Readiness Light
89
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
89
Charging System Light
90
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
90
Brake System Warning Light
92
Electric Parking Brake Light
92
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
93
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
93
Four-Wheel-Drive Light
93
Hill Descent Control Light
94
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
94
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Disabled Light
94
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
94
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
95
Traction Off Light
95
Traction Control System (TCS)/Electronic Stability Control Light
95
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Light
96
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
96
Driver Mode Control Light
96
Tire Pressure Light
97
Engine Oil Pressure Light
97
Low Fuel Warning Light
98
Auto Stop Indicator
98
Security Light
98
High-Beam On Light
98
Front Fog Lamp Light
98
Lamps On Reminder
99
Cruise Control Light
99
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base Level)
99
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Uplevel)
101
Vehicle Status
104
Engine Power Messages
109
Exterior Lamp Controls
110
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
111
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
111
Flash-to-Pass
111
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
111
Automatic Headlamp System
112
Hazard Warning Flashers
112
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
113
Fog Lamps
113
Off-Road Lamps (AT4X Only)
113
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
114
Dome Lamps
114
Entry Lighting
115
Exit Lighting
115
Battery Load Management
115
Battery Power Protection
116
Overview
118
Steering Wheel Controls
119
Using the System
119
AM-FM Radio
121
Satellite Radio
123
Radio Reception
123
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
124
USB Port
124
Using the Navigation System
125
Maps
126
Navigation Symbols
126
Destination
126
Global Positioning System (GPS)
127
Vehicle Positioning
127
Problems with Route Guidance
128
Bluetooth (Overview)
130
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
131
Teen Driver
138
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
145
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
149
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
151
Distracted Driving
151
Defensive Driving
152
Impaired Driving
152
Control of a Vehicle
152
Braking
152
Steering
153
Off-Road Recovery
153
Loss of Control
154
Off-Road Driving
154
Off-Road App
159
Driving on Wet Roads
160
Hill and Mountain Roads
160
Winter Driving
161
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
162
Vehicle Load Limits
163
New Vehicle Break-In
168
Ignition Positions
168
Starting the Engine
170
Stop/Start System
171
Engine Heater
171
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
173
Shifting Into Park
173
Shifting out of Park
174
Parking over Things That Burn
174
Active Fuel Management
174
Manual Mode
178
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
184
Electric Parking Brake
184
Brake Assist
185
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
186
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
188
Driver Mode Control
188
Limited-Slip Differential
192
Locking Rear Axle
192
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
209
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
209
Surround Vision System
210
Park Assist
214
Rear Pedestrian Alert
214
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
215
Assistance Systems for Driving
216
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
216
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
218
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
219
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
221
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
221
Blind Zone Steering Assist (BZSA)
223
Top Tier Fuel
225
Recommended Fuel
225
Prohibited Fuels
226
Fuels in Foreign Countries
226
Fuel Additives
226
Filling the Tank
226
General Towing Information
228
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
228
Trailer Towing
232
Towing Equipment
237
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
243
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
254
Doing Your Own Service Work
255
Hood
255
Engine Compartment Overview
257
Engine Oil
258
Engine Oil Life System
260
Automatic Transmission Fluid
261
Engine Air Filter Life System
261
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
262
Cooling System
263
Engine Overheating
265
Engine Fan
266
Washer Fluid
267
Brakes
267
Brake Pad Life System
268
Brake Fluid
269
Battery - North America
270
Four-Wheel Drive
271
Front Axle
271
Rear Axle
272
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
272
Wiper Blade Replacement
272
Windshield Replacement
273
Halogen Bulbs
274
LED Lighting
274
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
275
Electrical System Overload
277
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
278
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
278
Tires
285
Winter Tires
285
All-Terrain Tires
286
Tire Sidewall Labeling
286
Tire Designations
288
Tire Terminology and Definitions
289
Tire Pressure
291
Tire Pressure Monitor System
292
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
293
Tire Inspection
297
Tire Rotation
297
When It Is Time for New Tires
298
Buying New Tires
299
Different Size Tires and Wheels
300
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
301
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
302
Wheel Replacement
302
Tire Chains
303
If a Tire Goes Flat
303
Tire Changing
304
Transporting a Disabled Vehicle
315
Exterior Care
320
Interior Care
324
General Information
328
Maintenance Schedule
329
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection (MPVI)
331
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
333
Maintenance Replacement Parts
334
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
336
Capacities and Specifications
337
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
339
Customer Assistance Offices
341
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
341
Online Account
341
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
342
Roadside Assistance Program
342
Scheduling Service Appointments
344
Courtesy Transportation Program
344
Collision Damage Repair
345
Publication Ordering Information
346
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
347
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
348
Cybersecurity
349
Event Data Recorders
349
OnStar
350
Emergency
352
Security
352
Navigation
356
Connections
356
Index_A
359
Index_B
360
Index_C
360
Index_D
361
Index_E
362
Index_F
363
Index_G
363
Index_H
363
Index_I
364
Index_J
364
Index_K
364
Index_L
364
Index_M
365
Index_N
366
Index_O
366
Index_P
366
Index_R
367
Index_S
367
Index_T
368
Index_U
369
Index_V
369
Index_W
370

FAQ about the 2023 GMC Canyon Manual

What contains the 2023 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 2023 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your GMC Canyon, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2023 GMC Canyon Owners Manual?

The GMC Canyon owner manual for the 2023 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Canyon year 2023 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2023 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Canyon (2023) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2023 is available in English.

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