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GMC Canyon CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GMC REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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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+

Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve Locations -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 2003-04
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 3.5 L5 GAS

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

Master Cylinder

Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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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: 2006 GMC Canyon WT 3.5 L5 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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5 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+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Apply the Parking brake, then place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Cycle the headlamp switch from Off to Parking Lamp position 4 times within 4 seconds.
  • The horn should chirp twice and the low tire pressure warning indicator should begin to flash indicating the system is in the learn mode.
  • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equivalent is available, starting with the left front tire, hold the antenna of the tool No. J-46079 near the valve stem on the wheel, then press the activate button and wait for the horn to chirp.
  • If the tool is not available, starting with the left front tir...

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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: 2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SLE 2.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove left front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove left wheelhouse liner.
  • Disengage air conditioning compressor electrical connector from bracket.
  • Remove lower air conditioning compressor mounting bolts, leave upper mounting bolt with air conditioning compressor.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove alternator output battery ter...

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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 Engine/Service Engine Soon Indicator Lamp -> Electronic Engine Controls Or Electronic Fuel Injection Except Tracker
Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS

The Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a problem and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM/PCM memory can be cleared of codes either by using a scan tool (OBD II systems) or by disconnecting the battery ground ca...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2010 GMC Canyon WT 3.7 L5 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Reposition radiator outlet hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers tool J 38185.
  • Remove outlet radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove transmission cooler lines from radiator.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove radiator vent inlet hose from radiator.
  • Remove radiator mounting bracket bolt.
  • Remove ra...

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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: 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 2.9 L4 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+.

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
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7 L5 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
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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.

    2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 GMC Canyon SL 2.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Airbag Indicator
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Front Passenger Presence System Module
  • Run Crank Relay
  • 2008 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 GMC Canyon SLE 3.7 L5 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Window Motor
  • Window Up Relay
  • Window Down Relay
  • Driver Door Lock Window 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: NAVIGATION RADIO DIAGNOSTIC QUESTIONNAIRES FOR WARRANTY EXCHANGES THROUGH PQC PARTS RESTRICTION PROCESS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7 L5 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: GRINDING OR GROWLING NOISE IN PARK ON INCLINE - VEHICLES WITH HYDRA-MATIC FRONT WHEEL DRIVE A/T - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 GMC Canyon WT 2.9 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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