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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Canyon
In today’s world where it seems as if carmakers are determined to deliver only the largest vehicles possible, the 2012 GMC Canyon offers a compact pickup that holds its own. From a 4-cylinder...

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Blows smoke tailpipe startup
Hello there, thank for writing in about your 2005 GMC Canyon. This is a common problem as vehicles age and go up in mileage. The fault determines what color the smoke is and how it looks. If the smoke is...
A/C light turns on
Hello there, thanks for writing in about your 2016 GMC Canyon. When the Air Conditioning Light is on like this, it is indicating that there is some fault in the system. When this occurs, it could be anything from a...
Left rear turn signal
Hello there, the turn signal bulb can fail to work for a variety of reasons. The most common issues would be the bulb, turn signal stalk, bulb socket, or the turn signal assembly. A qualified Technician such as one form...
Antitheft system stays off
Hello there, when the anti-theft system engages it can prevent the vehicle from running properly or starting at all. This can be from a variety of issues but the most common would be a security module failure or a wiring...
Bleed fuel rail pressure
Hello there, A few different faults can cause the vehicle to not start. The most common would be the battery, starter, battery cable, fuel pump, fuel filter, ignition switch wiring fault. A qualified technician such as one from YourMechanic will...
My service light says service temp. What do I need to look for?
Hi there. A low coolant level can illuminate the service light and create the heating and AC problem you have described. Check the coolant level while the engine is cold and top it off as necessary. Also, look around the...
How much would it cost to replace a fuel pump on a 2006 GMC Canyon truck offroad
Hi there. You can drop the fuel tank from the bottom of the vehicle to get to the fuel pump. It would require removing the fuel neck, fuel vapor lines to the canister, the electrical harnesses, and the fuel tank...
Q: Cylinder 4 Misfire
Hello. Engine misfires can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If you have already replaced the coil and plug for that cylinder then the next thing I would look at is the injector. If the cylinder 4 injector...
Q: Check Engine Light is on
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
whining/grinding under truck as well as intense vibration throughout whole truck when driving over 80km/h
Hi there. It does sound like failing U-joints. They may simply be worn out due to age/mileage or have run out of lubrication and are now damaged. The driveshaft shouldn't be damaged from worn joints, but if they fail completely...
Q: I replaced the Vent Valve Solenoid and Purge Valve and the check engine light came back on again for P0449 like before the repair.
It is very possible that you can have a clog in your EVAP system somewhere preventing flow. I would recommend having the lines cleared out with some compressed air if possible by a qualified professional.
Possibly replacing brake light switch for 07 GMC Canyon.
The brake light switch is located on the bracket to the brake pedal. There are two screws that secure the switch to the bracket and a harness plug. All you need to do is remove and replace the switch and...
How do you change radio buttons and knobs of a GMC Canyon?
Hi there. The best advice we can offer on this is to search online for a service and repair manual for your 2004 GMC Canyon or search for videos on YouTube.com that will show you how this process is completed....
Warning lights stay on and wipers and lights won't work 2009 GMC Canyon
Hello. From my experience with this vehicle most of the time this is caused by a failing ignition switch. When the switch fails internally this occurs. I usually do a voltage drop test of the switch to determine if it...
Second and third cylinders misfiring
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0302 means that Cylinder No. 2 is misfiring but the causes of that misfiring can be very varied. If cylinder no. 3 is misfiring, too, Code, P0303 has probably also set. Among the causes of cylinder misfiring...
Didn't lock dip stick down driving motor smoke or steam, transmission fluid every where. Now engine light on and transmission flui
I would recommend trying to get the vehicle back in the condition it was in before this happened. I would start by cleaning up all the oil and transmission fluid that has got onto the engine. I would then refill...
Q: I replaced the Vent Valve Solenoid and Purge Valve and the check engine light came back on again for P0449 like before the repair.
Hi Warren. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The first question I would ask is if you removed the code from the ECU after completing the repairs. When a code is activated, it needs to be removed by a mechanic with...
excessive belt material residue wearing onto idler pulley coating or paint on idler pulley wearing abnormally
Hi Scott. Thanks for contacting us today. Any time a serpentine belt is replaced, it's recommended to replace the pulley and tensioner at the same time. Older tensioners and pulleys will create more heat when they are older and can...

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