Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: While the 2005 GMC Canyon doesn't show any major complaint trends, it's mechanically-identical counterpart is the Chevy Colorado which has some engine problems.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2005 GMC Canyon electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 GMC Canyon Owner Comments

problem #1

May 012011

Canyon 4WD 5-cyl

  • 55,500 miles


The contact owns a 2005 GMC Canyon. The contact stated that the air bag light would illuminate upon starting the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 55,500.....updated 12/03/12 the consumer stated the wiring harness in the vehicle failed to keep the air bag working due to normal use of the door. The wiring disconnected after opening and shutting the door over time. Updated 01/11/12

- Coralville, IA, USA

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