2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 143

The parking lamps or low-beam headlamps must be on
for the fog lamps to work. The fog lamps will go off
whenever the high-beam headlamps come on. When the
high beams go off, the fog lamps come on again.
Some localities have laws that require the headlamps to
be on along with the fog lamps.
Exterior Cargo Lamps
The cargo lamps can be used if more light is needed
in the cargo area of the vehicle or in the top-box
storage units.
This button is located on
the driver side of the
instrument panel near the
exterior lamp control.
Press to turn the cargo lamps on and off.
The dome lamps must be on for the cargo lamps to
come on. See Dome Lamp on page 3-15.
Instrument Panel Brightness
D (Instrument Panel Lights): Turn the thumbwheel
up or down to brighten or dim the instrument panel lights
and the radio display. The instrument panel lights,
cluster, and radio display do not dim to complete
darkness. The instrument panel light brightness control
will only work if the headlamps or parking lamps are
on. See Exterior Lamps on page 3-12.
Dome Lamp
The dome lamps, located in the front and cargo area of
the vehicle, come on when any door is opened.
Turn the dome lamps on by turning the thumbwheel,
located next to the exterior lamps control, all the way up.
In this position, the lamps remain on whether a door
is opened or closed.
Reading Lamps
Press the lens on the lamps to turn each reading lamp
on or off.
These lamps will not come on with the dome lamps.
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

The parking lamps or low-beam headlamps must be onfor the fog lamps to work. The fog lamps will go offwhenever the high-beam headlamps come on. When thehigh beams go off, the fog lamps come on again.Some localities have laws that require the headlamps tobe on along with the fog lamps.Exterior Cargo LampsThe cargo lamps can be used if more light is neededin the cargo area of the vehicle or in the top-boxstorage units.This button is located onthe driver side of theinstrument panel near theexterior lamp control.Press to turn the cargo lamps on and off.The dome lamps must be on for the cargo lamps tocome on. See Dome Lamp on page 3-15.Instrument Panel BrightnessD (Instrument Panel Lights): Turn the thumbwheelup or down to brighten or dim the instrument panel lightsand the radio display. The instrument panel lights,cluster, and radio display do not dim to completedarkness. The instrument panel light brightness controlwill only work if the headlamps or parking lamps areon. See Exterior Lamps on page 3-12.Dome LampThe dome lamps, located in the front and cargo area ofthe vehicle, come on when any door is opened.Turn the dome lamps on by turning the thumbwheel,located next to the exterior lamps control, all the way up.In this position, the lamps remain on whether a dooris opened or closed.Reading LampsPress the lens on the lamps to turn each reading lampon or off.These lamps will not come on with the dome lamps.3-15