2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 154

Charging System Light
This light comes on brie?y
when the ignition key is
turned to START, but
the engine is not running,
as a check to show it
is working.
If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your
dealer/retailer.
The light should go out once the engine starts. If it stays
on, or comes on while driving, there could be a
problem with the charging system. A charging system
message in the Driver Information Center (DIC) can also
appear. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38
for more information. This light could indicate that
there are problems with a generator drive belt, or that
there is an electrical problem. Have it checked right
away. If the vehicle must be driven a short distance with
the light on, turn off accessories, such as the radio
and air conditioner.
Up-Shift Light
The vehicle may have an
up-shift light.
When this light comes on, shift to the next higher gear
if weather, road, and traffic conditions allow.
See Manual Transmission Operation on page 2-25 for
more information.
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

Charging System LightThis light comes on brieywhen the ignition key isturned to START, butthe engine is not running,as a check to show itis working.If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by yourdealer/retailer.The light should go out once the engine starts. If it stayson, or comes on while driving, there could be aproblem with the charging system. A charging systemmessage in the Driver Information Center (DIC) can alsoappear. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38for more information. This light could indicate thatthere are problems with a generator drive belt, or thatthere is an electrical problem. Have it checked rightaway. If the vehicle must be driven a short distance withthe light on, turn off accessories, such as the radioand air conditioner.Up-Shift LightThe vehicle may have anup-shift light.When this light comes on, shift to the next higher gearif weather, road, and traffic conditions allow.See Manual Transmission Operation on page 2-25 formore information.3-26