2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 302

Tires
Your new vehicle comes with high-quality tires
made by a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever
have questions about your tire warranty and where
to obtain service, see your vehicle Warranty booklet
for details. For additional information refer to the tire
manufacturer.
{ CAUTION:
Poorly maintained and improperly used tires
are dangerous.
? Overloading your vehicle?s tires can
cause overheating as a result of too
much ?exing. You could have an air-out
and a serious accident. See Loading the
Vehicle on page 4-33.
CAUTION: (Continued)
CAUTION: (Continued)
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Underin?ated tires pose the same danger
as overloaded tires. The resulting accident
could cause serious injury. Check all tires
frequently to maintain the recommended
pressure. Tire pressure should be
checked when your vehicle?s tires are
cold. See In?ation - Tire Pressure on
page 5-61.
? Overin?ated tires are more likely to be cut,
punctured, or broken by a sudden
impact ? such as when you hit a pothole.
Keep tires at the recommended pressure.
? Worn, old tires can cause accidents.
If the tire?s tread is badly worn, or if your
vehicle?s tires have been damaged,
replace them.
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Summary of Content

TiresYour new vehicle comes with high-quality tiresmade by a leading tire manufacturer. If you everhave questions about your tire warranty and whereto obtain service, see your vehicle Warranty bookletfor details. For additional information refer to the tiremanufacturer.{ CAUTION:Poorly maintained and improperly used tiresare dangerous. Overloading your vehicles tires cancause overheating as a result of toomuch exing. You could have an air-outand a serious accident. See Loading theVehicle on page 4-33.CAUTION: (Continued)CAUTION: (Continued)Underinated tires pose the same dangeras overloaded tires. The resulting accidentcould cause serious injury. Check all tiresfrequently to maintain the recommendedpressure. Tire pressure should bechecked when your vehicles tires arecold. See Ination - Tire Pressure onpage 5-61. Overinated tires are more likely to be cut,punctured, or broken by a suddenimpact such as when you hit a pothole.Keep tires at the recommended pressure. Worn, old tires can cause accidents.If the tires tread is badly worn, or if yourvehicles tires have been damaged,replace them.5-54