2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 291

Notice: If the jumper cables are connected or
removed in the wrong order, electrical shorting may
occur and damage the vehicle. The repairs would
not be covered by your warranty. Always connect
and remove the jumper cables in the correct
order, making sure that the cables do not touch
each other or other metal.
A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote
Negative (?) Terminal
B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and Remote
Negative (?) Terminals
C. Dead Battery or Remote Positive (+) Terminal
To disconnect the jumper cables from both vehicles,
do the following:
1. Disconnect the black negative (?) cable from the
vehicle that had the dead battery.
2. Disconnect the black negative (?) cable from the
vehicle with the good battery.
3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the
vehicle with the good battery.
4. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the other
vehicle.
Rear Axle
When to Check and Change Lubricant
It is not necessary to regularly check rear axle ?uid
unless you suspect there is a leak or you hear an
unusual noise. A ?uid loss could indicate a problem.
Have it inspected and repaired.
Jumper Cable Removal
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

Notice: If the jumper cables are connected orremoved in the wrong order, electrical shorting mayoccur and damage the vehicle. The repairs wouldnot be covered by your warranty. Always connectand remove the jumper cables in the correctorder, making sure that the cables do not toucheach other or other metal.A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or RemoteNegative () TerminalB. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and RemoteNegative () TerminalsC. Dead Battery or Remote Positive (+) TerminalTo disconnect the jumper cables from both vehicles,do the following:1. Disconnect the black negative () cable from thevehicle that had the dead battery.2. Disconnect the black negative () cable from thevehicle with the good battery.3. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from thevehicle with the good battery.4. Disconnect the red positive (+) cable from the othervehicle.Rear AxleWhen to Check and Change LubricantIt is not necessary to regularly check rear axle uidunless you suspect there is a leak or you hear anunusual noise. A uid loss could indicate a problem.Have it inspected and repaired.Jumper Cable Removal5-43