2008 GMC Canyon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 GMC Canyon
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2008 GMC Canyon ProblemsAC Blower Inop Due to Failed Resistor
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.
The fuel level sensor in the fuel tank may fail causing erratic fuel gauge operation. Our technicians tell us that on high mileage vehicles you may wish to replace the complete fuel pump module assembly if this condition occurs.
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.
2008 GMC Canyon QuestionsSqueaky brakes why (2 answers)
I have already replaced the battery. I can't locate the starter under the hood to even replace it. I am looking for other suggestions before I tear everything apart to find it. The starting problem happens frequently but not always.
it is pulling code P0601 i took to dealer they gave me an estimate over 600. dolars and said the ptm has to be replaced. my question isnt this covered under a recall that i just herd about please let me know i dont want to pay for something that is covered under this recall. it happens after truc...
2008 GMC Canyon RecallsGM Recalls 2004–2011 Vehicles Due to Inaccessible Top Tether Anchor for Child Safety Seat
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.
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.