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Antilock Brake System (ABS)
Warning Light
The Antilock Brake System
(ABS) light comes on
brie?y when the engine is
started.
If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your
dealer/retailer. If the system is working normally the
indicator light then goes off.
If the ABS light stays on, turn the ignition off. If the light
comes on while driving, stop as soon as it is safely
possible and turn the ignition off. Then start the engine
again to reset the system. If the ABS light stays on,
or comes on again while driving, the vehicle needs
service. If the regular brake system warning light is not
on, the vehicle still has brakes, but not antilock brakes.
If the regular brake system warning light is also on,
the vehicle does not have antilock brakes and there is a
problem with the regular brakes. See Brake System
Warning Light on page 3-27.
See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38 for all
brake related DIC messages.
StabiliTrak
/Traction Control
System (TCS) Warning Light
The StabiliTrak and
Traction Control System
(TCS) indicator/warning
light comes on brie?y while
starting the engine.
If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your
dealer/retailer. If the system is working normally the
indicator light then goes off.
The light ?ashes while the StabiliTrak system and TCS
are working to assist the driver with directional control
of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.
If the StabiliTrak system and TCS light comes on and
stays on while driving and a TRACTION FAULT or
SERVICE STAB SYS message displays on the DIC,
the vehicle needs service.
The light also comes on steady when the StabiliTrak
system and/or TCS are turned off. The DIC also displays
a TRAC OFF and/or STAB SYS OFF message. If the
TCS is off, wheel spin is not limited. If the StabiliTrak
system is off, the system does not assist the driver with
directional control of the vehicle. The light turns off when
the TCS and StabiliTrak system are turned back on.
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

Antilock Brake System (ABS)Warning LightThe Antilock Brake System(ABS) light comes onbriey when the engine isstarted.If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by yourdealer/retailer. If the system is working normally theindicator light then goes off.If the ABS light stays on, turn the ignition off. If the lightcomes on while driving, stop as soon as it is safelypossible and turn the ignition off. Then start the engineagain to reset the system. If the ABS light stays on,or comes on again while driving, the vehicle needsservice. If the regular brake system warning light is noton, the vehicle still has brakes, but not antilock brakes.If the regular brake system warning light is also on,the vehicle does not have antilock brakes and there is aproblem with the regular brakes. See Brake SystemWarning Light on page 3-27.See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38 for allbrake related DIC messages.StabiliTrak/Traction ControlSystem (TCS) Warning LightThe StabiliTrak andTraction Control System(TCS) indicator/warninglight comes on briey whilestarting the engine.If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by yourdealer/retailer. If the system is working normally theindicator light then goes off.The light ashes while the StabiliTrak system and TCSare working to assist the driver with directional controlof the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.If the StabiliTrak system and TCS light comes on andstays on while driving and a TRACTION FAULT orSERVICE STAB SYS message displays on the DIC,the vehicle needs service.The light also comes on steady when the StabiliTraksystem and/or TCS are turned off. The DIC also displaysa TRAC OFF and/or STAB SYS OFF message. If theTCS is off, wheel spin is not limited. If the StabiliTraksystem is off, the system does not assist the driver withdirectional control of the vehicle. The light turns off whenthe TCS and StabiliTrak system are turned back on.3-28