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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+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver-Drier/Accumulator -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2.8 L4 GAS

While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

  • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
  • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
  • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 Fleet 3.5 L5 GAS

Manual Bleed

  • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
  • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
    • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
    • Connect and ...

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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 Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 2.8 L4 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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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, Replace -> Front -> Install -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Remove -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

Front

Remove
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark the front U-joint to the pinion yoke on the front differential.
  • Mark the relationship of the rear U-joint to the transfer case drive flange.
  • Remove the retaining nuts and bolts from the drive flange.
  • Remove the clamps and retaining bolts from the front drive axle pinion flange.
  • Remove the front propeller shaft from the vehicle.
  • Using tape and or a rubber band, wrap the front U-joint bearing caps to ensure the caps do not separate from the U-joint.
Install
  • Remove the tape or rubber band from the front U-joint
  • Install the front propeller shaf...

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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+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Canyon SLE 2.9 L4 GAS

Refer to F...

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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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Raise and support vehicle only high enough to access air conditioning compressor through wheelhouse.
  • Remove left front wheel.
  • Remove push-pins and left wheelhouse liner.
  • Disengage air conditioning compressor electrical connector from bracket.
  • Remove air conditioning compressor mounting bolts. Evacuation of air conditioning refrigerant will not be required. Upper mounting bolt will remain with air conditioning compressor.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Disconnect engine wiring harness electrical connector from alternator.
  • Reposition alternator out...

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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 -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> Canyon & Colorado -> Alternate Method -> Reset Stem Method
Vehicle: 2006 GMC Canyon WT 3.5 L5 GAS

Reset Stem Method

  • Turn ignition switch to RUN position, but do not start engine.
  • Press and hold reset stem in the lower center of the instrument cluster until the Oil Life message is displayed.
  • Once the alternating OIL LIFE and RESET messages appear in the display, press and hold the reset stem until several beeps sounds This confirms the oil life system has been reset.
  • Turn ignition key to Lock position. If the CHANGE/OIL message comes back on when the engine is started, the engine oil...

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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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Canyon WT 2.9 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Squeeze plastic retainer release tabs.
  • Pull connection apart.
  • Remove inlet heater hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at engine block and remove heater hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove t...

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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: 2009 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner clockwise, using suitable 3/8 inch breaker bar.
  • Slide drive 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+.

Right Rear Door Diagram for 2006 GMC Canyon SLE 2.8 L4 GASRight Rear Door Diagram for 2006 GMC Canyon SLE 2.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Actuator
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Window Switch
  • Window Motor
  • Connector C-317
  • Door Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 2.9 L4 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 2.9 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Actuator
  • Power Window Motor
  • Power Window Switch
  • Speaker
  • Door Lock Switch
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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.

    2004 GMC Canyon  2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 GMC Canyon 2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Clutch Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Cruise Control On/Off Switch
  • Turn Signal/Multifunction Switch
  • 2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Ignition Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
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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: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION / TRANSAXLE TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: REVISED WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS - S/M REVISION
    Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 3.5 L5 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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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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