2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 249

Service ............................................................5-3
Accessories and Modi?cations ..........................5-3
California Proposition 65 Warning .....................5-4
California Perchlorate Materials
Requirements .............................................5-4
Doing Your Own Service Work .........................5-4
Adding Equipment to the Outside of
the Vehicle .................................................5-5
Fuel ................................................................5-5
Gasoline Octane ............................................5-5
Gasoline Speci?cations ....................................5-6
California Fuel ...............................................5-6
Additives .......................................................5-6
Fuels in Foreign Countries ...............................5-7
Filling the Tank ..............................................5-8
Filling a Portable Fuel Container .....................5-10
Checking Things Under the Hood ....................5-10
Hood Release ..............................................5-11
Engine Compartment Overview .......................5-12
Engine Oil ...................................................5-15
Engine Oil Life System ..................................5-18
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ................................5-20
Automatic Transmission Fluid .........................5-21
Manual Transmission Fluid .............................5-24
Hydraulic Clutch ...........................................5-25
Cooling System ............................................5-26
Engine Coolant .............................................5-28
Engine Overheating .......................................5-32
Engine Fan Noise .........................................5-33
Power Steering Fluid .....................................5-34
Windshield Washer Fluid ................................5-35
Brakes ........................................................5-36
Battery ........................................................5-39
Jump Starting ...............................................5-40
Rear Axle .......................................................5-43
Four-Wheel Drive ............................................5-44
Front Axle ......................................................5-45
Headlamp Aiming ...........................................5-47
Bulb Replacement ..........................................5-47
Halogen Bulbs ..............................................5-47
Headlamps ..................................................5-48
Front Turn Signal, Parking and Daytime
Running Lamps (DRL) ................................5-49
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) .........5-49
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and
Back-up Lamps .........................................5-50
License Plate Lamp ......................................5-51
Replacement Bulbs .......................................5-51
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ..............5-52
Section 5 Service and Appearance Care
5-1