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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks from 1990+

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 3.5 L5 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 Fleet 2.8 L4 GAS

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is required. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (us...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 2.8 L4 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7 L5 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Canyon WT 3.7 L5 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cl...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon WT 2.9 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen clamps and remove air cleaner outlet duct.
  • Disconnect atmospheric vent hose from air cleaner resonator.
  • Loosen air cleaner resonator outlet duct clamp.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator bolts.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator and outlet duct from engine.
  • Lift upward on air cleaner resonator assembly.
  • Disconnect crankcase ventilation hose from camshaft cover, then outlet duct from throttle body.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator assembly.
  • Disconnect evaporative emission canister purge pipe from throttle control module, using a suitable quick disconnect tool.
  • Disc...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 2.8 L4 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. I...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SL 3.5 L5 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehi...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 3.5 L5 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise with a suitable 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Remove belt from water pump pul...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Vehicle Speed Sensor Diagram for 2004 GMC Canyon  2.8 L4 GASVehicle Speed Sensor Diagram for 2004 GMC Canyon 2.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case
  • VSS Sensor
  • Driver Door Diagram for 2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GASDriver Door Diagram for 2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Actuator
  • Speaker
  • Rearview Mirror
  • Rearview Mirror Switch
  • Window Motor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Run/ Crank Relay
  • 2007 GMC Canyon SL 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 GMC Canyon SL 2.9 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Clutch Start Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Stoplamp Switch
  • Cruise Control On/Off Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: DISABLED ONSTAR SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2006 GMC Canyon SLT 3.5 L5 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Document: DISC BRAKE WARRANTY SERVICE AND PROCEDURES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 2.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR GMC Canyon AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most GMC Canyon cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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    $227.12

    Click here to view more details2008 GMC Canyon Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly, Front, 14.5 in. extended length, 10 in. collapsed length, 0.625 in. diameter chrome piston rod, 1.325 in. diameter piston; Stem upper mount and bushing-and-sleeve lower mount; This twin tube gas shock absorber features ten-stage velocity sensitive valving for rugged performance on and off the road..

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    $50.08

    Click here to view more details2012 GMC Canyon 16" x 6.5" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 16 X 6.5; 6 Double Spokes; 6 Lug; 5.5 Inch BP; Machined And Silver, , .

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    $142.50

    Click here to view more details2006 GMC Canyon L5, 3.5 L, 213 CID Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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