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2005 GMC Canyon

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2005 GMC Canyon Problems

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the operation of the switch.

Engine -- Verified

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The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Replacement of the cylinder head may be required to correct this concern.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The CD player in the radio may fail. Our technicians tell us that the radio will need to be removed and sent out to a radio repair shop to correct this condition.

Maintenance -- Verified

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.

2005 GMC Canyon Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 18, 2010

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General Motors is recalling certain 2004–2011 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Isuzu regular and extended cab models without a rear seat and equipped with a 60/40 front bench split seat for failing to comply with federal safety standards on child restraint anchorage systems. The top tether anchor for the front center seat is not accessible and the manual provides no instruction on its use. In order to correct the problem, dealers will cut a hole in the back panel trim cover to allow access to the top tether anchor and will provide supplemental instructions on the use of the top tether.

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Electrical & Lights, August 2, 2010

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General Motors is recalling various 2004–2009 models in twelve Southern and Southwestern states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to contamination in the brake lamp switch, which may cause the brake lamps to fail or stay on continuously. This could lead to a crash since other drivers may not be aware of the operator's intentions. Dealers will inspect and replace the necessary components free of charge. For more information, call Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, or Isuzu at 1-800-255-6727.

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Electrical & Lights, December 5, 2006

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The brake lights may fail to illuminate, or illuminate at all times. In this condition, the cruise control will not function. If towing a trailer connected to the brake lamp wiring, the trailer lights will also be affected. A following driver may not know when the brakes are applied, increasing the risk of a rear-end crash. Dealers will replace the brake lamp switch assembly. The recall began December 5, 2006. The GM recall number is 06030.

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2005 GMC Canyon Questions and Answers

kleggio, 2005 GMC Canyon, 2.8L 4 Cylinder, Cabot, AR

How do I replace a faulty blower motor resistor block in a 2005 GMC Canyon?

number12, 2005 GMC Canyon, 2.8L 4 Cylinder, Stafford, TX

I am getting a "Traction Fault Reduced Power" error on my 2wd Z71. It reduces it to "limp mode." Also it originally acted like a dead battery when trying to start, but after a...

rjblaze, 2005 GMC Canyon, 3.5L 5 Cylinder, Bethlehem, PA

For no apparent reason, my drivers side power window and all my power door locks stopped working. All fuses are good, switches show continuity. I can operate all the other power windows (4 Dr.) fro...

Visitor, 2005 GMC Canyon, 3.5L 5 Cylinder, Rochester, NY

heater blower motor doesn't work. motor works, resister wocks, heater fues in fues box is good. i get continuity though switch and line but know power. is there a fuesible link some where in t...

Visitor, 2005 GMC Canyon, 2.8L 4 Cylinder, Satsuma, FL

Replaced bad motor , now no start, took to dealer to clear anti theft, no codes ,all relays ect good still will not start, Gm dealer didnt find issue after 4 hrs at 130 per hour, any suggestions

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2005 GMC Canyon Reviews

Dash light sometimes fail to come on at night. Radio light blinks. A/C switch only worked on high.

My problems are rough idle, that I don't know how to fix and the brackets in both windows broke so now I can't roll my windows down at all and then the mirrors quit moving. What to do?

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