2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 258

Filling a Portable Fuel Container
{ CAUTION:
Never ?ll a portable fuel container while it is in the
vehicle. Static electricity discharge from the
container can ignite the fuel vapor. You can be
badly burned and the vehicle damaged if this
occurs. To help avoid injury to you and others:
? Dispense fuel only into approved containers.
? Do not ?ll a container while it is inside a
vehicle, in a vehicle?s trunk, pickup bed, or on
any surface other than the ground.
? Bring the ?ll nozzle in contact with the inside
of the ?ll opening before operating the nozzle.
Contact should be maintained until the ?lling
is complete.
? Do not smoke while pumping fuel.
? Do not use a cellular phone while
pumping fuel.
Checking Things Under
the Hood
{ CAUTION:
Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and
start a ?re. These include liquids like fuel, oil,
coolant, brake ?uid, windshield washer and other
?uids, and plastic or rubber. You or others could
be burned. Be careful not to drop or spill things
that will burn onto a hot engine.
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Summary of Content

Filling a Portable Fuel Container{ CAUTION:Never ll a portable fuel container while it is in thevehicle. Static electricity discharge from thecontainer can ignite the fuel vapor. You can bebadly burned and the vehicle damaged if thisoccurs. To help avoid injury to you and others: Dispense fuel only into approved containers. Do not ll a container while it is inside avehicle, in a vehicles trunk, pickup bed, or onany surface other than the ground. Bring the ll nozzle in contact with the insideof the ll opening before operating the nozzle.Contact should be maintained until the llingis complete. Do not smoke while pumping fuel. Do not use a cellular phone whilepumping fuel.Checking Things Underthe Hood{ CAUTION:Things that burn can get on hot engine parts andstart a re. These include liquids like fuel, oil,coolant, brake uid, windshield washer and otheruids, and plastic or rubber. You or others couldbe burned. Be careful not to drop or spill thingsthat will burn onto a hot engine.5-10