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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+

Computer Relearn Procedures -> General Motors Corp. -> 1997-98 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-99 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 2.2L & 2.4L Engines -> 2000-02 -> 2000-04 -> 2001-02 -> 2001-04 -> 3.1L, 3.4L, 3800/3.8L, 4.0L & 4.6L Engines -> 3.5L Engine -> 5.7L Engine -> Achieva, Alero, Grand Am & Skylark -> Achieva, Cavalier, Skylark & Sunfire -> Alero & Grand Am -> Alero & Malibu -> Aurora -> Aurora, Bonneville, DeVille, LeSabre & Seville -> Aurora, Bonneville, Grand Prix, LeSabre & Park Avenue -> Auto Learn Passlock Procedure -> Body Control Module (BCM) -> Bonneville -> Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS & Park Avenue -> C & K Series w/Diesel Engine -> C & K Trucks w/Diesel Engine -> Camaro & Firebird -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Century, Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Century, Impala, Intrigue, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Corvette -> Crankshaft Position System Variation Learn -> Cutlass & Malibu -> Dash Integration Module (DIM) -> DeVille -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> EEPROM -> Eldorado -> Engine Control Module (ECM) -> Engine Performance -> Except Park Avenue -> Grand Am -> Grand Prix & Regal -> Impala & Monte Carlo -> Instrument Panel Integration Module (IPM) -> Intrigue -> LeSabre -> Less Tech 2 Or Techline Terminal -> Light Truck & Vans -> Park Avenue -> Passenger Cars -> Passkey Module -> Passlock Learn Procedure -> PCM -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM) -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM) & Vehicle Control Module (VCM) -> Rear Integration Module -> Riviera -> Seville -> T50/T60/T20+ -> TDC Offset Adjustment -> Theft Deterrent System Programming -> VCM -> With Tech 2 -> With Techline Terminal & Scan Tool
Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2.8 L4 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> General System -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2007 GMC Canyon SLE 2.9 L4 GAS

General System

  • Inspect components for damage or unusual wear. Replace as required.
  • Inspect backing plate mounting bolts and ensure they are tight.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Excessive fluid indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. Slight amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Inspect adjuster screw operation. If satisfactory, lightly lubricate adjusting screw and washer with suitable brake lube. If operation is unsatisfactory, replace.
  • Clean rust and dirt from shoe contact surfaces on backing plate using fi...

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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 Scheduled Maintenance -> Colorado & Canyon -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5 L5 GAS

Normal Service

Service as...

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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 SL 2.9 L4 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: 2009 GMC Canyon SLT 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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5 L5 GAS

Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are used. If shims are used, they should be installed in their original locations. After installation, if starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to the outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 inch double shims until noise ceases.

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove intake manifold.
  • Remove sta...

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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 -> Air Cleaner Restriction Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5 L5 GAS

An air cleaner restriction indicator, Fig. , is located in the intake duct between the MAF sensor and the air cleaner assembly.

If the window shows green, no service is required at this time. However, if...

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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: 2008 GMC Canyon SLT 2.9 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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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: 2005 GMC Canyon Z71 Fleet 2.8 L4 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+.

Body Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SL 2.9 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 GMC Canyon SL 2.9 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Splice S100
  • Splice S300
  • Splice S301
  • Splice S307
  • Splice S308
  • Transmission Components Diagram for 2007 GMC Canyon WT 2.9 L4 GASTransmission Components Diagram for 2007 GMC Canyon WT 2.9 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed 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:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Ignition Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 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
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Generator
  • Electronic Brake 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: INFORMATION ON ALUMINUM HEATER CORE AND/OR RADIATOR REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SL 2.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: PROCEDURE TO TAKE SNAPSHOT DATA WITH A TECH 2 AND UPLOAD DATA TO COMPUTER USING TIS SOFTWARE
    Vehicle: 2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SL 2.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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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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