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How do I do an oil change for 2006 GMC Canyon?

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Lift your GMC Canyon using a jack and set the truck on jack stands. If you don't have jack stands then use a set of wheel ramps. Make sure you brace the front tires so the truck doesn't roll. (safety first) Pop the hood and take off the oil filler cap and remove the dipstick. Gather an oil drip pan, cleaning cloths, new oil filter, and adjustable crescent wrench and then slide under the truck. Locate the oil drain plug and filter. Loosen and then remove the oil plug and pull it out quickly. Let the used oil drain for 10 to 15 minutes into the drip pan. Take off the filter using an oil filter wrench. Check the gasket and threads for damage and dump the extra oil into the drip pan. Clean off any excess oil and replace with new oil filter. Put the oil drain plug back in (tighten it) and slide out from underneath your truck. Add new oil (approx 5 quarts) inside the oil filler hole and replace the dipstick and then tighten the oil cap. Lower your truck and start the engine for a minute so that oil pressure builds up. After you are done with the oil change, turn the ignition key to "run" and then hit the gas pedal three times to reset the oil change light.

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