2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 293

How to Check Lubricant
To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a
level surface.
A. Drain Plug
B. Filler Plug
If the level is below the bottom of the ?ller plug hole,
located on the transfer case, you?ll need to add some
lubricant. Remove the plug and add enough lubricant to
raise the level to the bottom of the ?ller plug hole. Use
care not to overtighten the plug.
What to Use
Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what
kind of lubricant to use. See Recommended Fluids
and Lubricants on page 6-11.
Front Axle
When to Check and Change Lubricant
It is not necessary to regularly check your front 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.
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

How to Check LubricantTo get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on alevel surface.A. Drain PlugB. Filler PlugIf the level is below the bottom of the ller plug hole,located on the transfer case, youll need to add somelubricant. Remove the plug and add enough lubricant toraise the level to the bottom of the ller plug hole. Usecare not to overtighten the plug.What to UseRefer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine whatkind of lubricant to use. See Recommended Fluidsand Lubricants on page 6-11.Front AxleWhen to Check and Change LubricantIt is not necessary to regularly check your front axleuid unless you suspect there is a leak or you hear anunusual noise. A uid loss could indicate a problem.Have it inspected and repaired.5-45