GMC Canyon Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

When it comes to choosing the best transmission fluid for GMC Canyon, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. The type of transmission your vehicle has, the climate you live in, and the driving habits of you and your passengers are all important factors to consider when making your decision. In this article, we will discuss the different types of transmission fluids available and help you decide which one is best for your vehicle.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 GMC Canyon Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
8 speed With Cooler 8L45 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.4 quarts (10.8 liters)
Initial Fill 7.4 quarts (7 liters)
SL150
8 speed Without Cooler 8L45 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10.9 quarts (10.3 liters)
Initial Fill 7.4 quarts (7 liters)
SL150
6 speed 6L50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.2 quarts (10.6 liters)
Initial Fill 6.7 quarts (6.3 liters)
AF6
FSO2106 Manual Transmission 6.3 pints (3 liters) AF6

 

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 GMC Canyon Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
AR5 (4WD) Manual Transmission 4.9 pints (2.3 liters) GL-3 GM 89021806 75W-90
AR5 (RWD) Manual Transmission 4.6 pints (2.2 liters) GL-3 GM 89021806
4-speed 4L60-E Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.2 quarts (10.6 liters)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
AF6

There are two main types of transmission fluids: synthetic and conventional. Synthetic transmission fluid is designed to withstand higher temperatures and is less likely to break down over time. Conventional transmission fluid is a good choice for those who live in cooler climates or do not drive their vehicles often.

If you are unsure which type of transmission fluid is best for your GMC Canyon, consult your owner’s manual or ask a qualified mechanic. They will be able to help you choose the best option based on your individual needs.

Whichever type of transmission fluid you choose, make sure to check the level regularly and top it off as needed. This will help extend the life of your transmission and keep your GMC Canyon running smoothly for years to come. Thanks for reading and best of luck!

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Dan Hoffman

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