2016 GMC Terrain Owner's Manual

2016 GMC Terrain owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
GMC
Model:
Terrain
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
7.31 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
8
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
9
Liftgate
10
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Safety Belts
13
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
15
Windshield Wiper/Washer
16
Climate Controls
17
Transmission
18
Infotainment System
19
Steering Wheel Controls
19
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
20
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
21
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
21
Parking Assist
21
Power Outlets
21
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
22
Tire Pressure Monitor
22
Engine Oil Life System
23
E85 or FlexFuel
23
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
23
Roadside Assistance Program
24
Keys
25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
27
Remote Vehicle Start
29
Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Delayed Locking
31
Automatic Door Locks
31
Lockout Protection
32
Vehicle Alarm System
36
Immobilizer
37
Convex Mirrors
38
Power Mirrors
39
Heated Mirrors
39
Interior Rearview Mirrors
40
Manual Rearview Mirror
40
Power Windows
41
Sunroof
42
Seats and Restraints
44
Seat Adjustment
46
Power Seat Adjustment
46
Lumbar Adjustment
47
Reclining Seatbacks
48
Memory Seats
49
Heated Front Seats
51
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
54
Lap-Shoulder Belt
55
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
59
Safety Belt Extender
59
Safety System Check
59
Safety Belt Care
59
Where Are the Airbags?
62
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
65
Passenger Sensing System
66
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Airbag System Check
71
Older Children
72
Infants and Young Children
73
Child Restraint Systems
76
Where to Put the Restraint
77
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
78
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
84
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
84
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
87
Glove Box
90
Cupholders
90
Cargo Cover
91
Cargo Tie-Downs
91
Convenience Net
91
Roof Rack System
91
Steering Wheel Adjustment
94
Steering Wheel Controls
94
Horn
94
Windshield Wiper/Washer
94
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
95
Compass
96
Clock
96
Instrument Cluster
99
Speedometer
100
Odometer
100
Tachometer
100
Fuel Gauge
100
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
101
Safety Belt Reminders
102
Airbag Readiness Light
102
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
103
Charging System Light
104
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
104
Brake System Warning Light
106
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
107
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
107
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
107
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
108
Traction Off Light
108
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
108
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
108
Tire Pressure Light
109
Engine Oil Pressure Light
109
Fuel Economy Light
110
Low Fuel Warning Light
110
Security Light
110
High-Beam On Light
111
Lamps On Reminder
111
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
115
Brake System Messages
115
Compass Messages
115
Cruise Control Messages
115
Door Ajar Messages
115
Engine Cooling System Messages
116
Engine Oil Messages
116
Engine Power Messages
117
Fuel System Messages
117
Key and Lock Messages
117
Object Detection System Messages
117
Ride Control System Messages
118
Airbag System Messages
119
Security Messages
119
Service Vehicle Messages
119
Tire Messages
120
Transmission Messages
120
Vehicle Reminder Messages
120
Universal Remote System Programming
127
Universal Remote System Operation
129
Exterior Lamp Controls
130
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
130
Flash-to-Pass
131
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
131
Automatic Headlamp System
131
Hazard Warning Flashers
132
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
133
Dome Lamps
133
Entry Lighting
134
Battery Load Management
134
Infotainment
135
Automatic Climate Control System
138
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
141
Distracted Driving
144
Defensive Driving
144
Drunk Driving
144
Control of a Vehicle
145
Braking
145
Steering
145
Off-Road Recovery
146
Loss of Control
147
Off-Road Driving
147
Driving on Wet Roads
151
Hill and Mountain Roads
152
Winter Driving
153
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
154
New Vehicle Break-In
158
Ignition Positions
159
Starting the Engine
160
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
161
Engine Coolant Heater
162
Shifting Into Park
163
Shifting out of Park
164
Manual Mode
167
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
169
Parking Brake
170
Brake Assist
170
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
171
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
175
Parking Assist
177
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
179
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
181
California Fuel Requirements
185
Fuels in Foreign Countries
186
Fuel Additives
186
E85 or FlexFuel
186
Filling the Tank
187
General Towing Information
189
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
189
Towing Equipment
194
Add-On Electrical Equipment
195
California Proposition 65 Warning
197
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
197
Doing Your Own Service Work
198
Hood
198
Engine Compartment Overview
200
Engine Cover
203
Engine Oil
203
Engine Oil Life System
206
Automatic Transmission Fluid
207
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
207
Cooling System
208
Engine Coolant
209
Engine Overheating
213
Power Steering Fluid (2.4L L4 Engine)
214
Power Steering Fluid (3.6L V6 Engine)
214
Washer Fluid
215
Brakes
215
Brake Fluid
216
Battery - North America
217
All-Wheel Drive
218
Starter Switch Check
218
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
218
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
218
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
219
Wiper Blade Replacement
219
Halogen Bulbs
221
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
221
License Plate Lamp
223
Fuses
224
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
225
Tires
230
All-Season Tires
231
Winter Tires
231
Summer Tires
232
Tire Sidewall Labeling
232
Tire Designations
234
Tire Terminology and Definitions
235
Tire Pressure
237
Tire Pressure Monitor System
238
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
239
Tire Inspection
242
Tire Rotation
243
When It Is Time for New Tires
244
Buying New Tires
244
Different Size Tires and Wheels
246
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
246
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
248
Wheel Replacement
248
Tire Chains
249
If a Tire Goes Flat
249
Tire Changing
251
Exterior Care
264
Interior Care
268
Floor Mats
271
Service and Maintenance
273
General Information
273
Maintenance Schedule
274
Special Application Services
280
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
283
Maintenance Replacement Parts
284
Maintenance Records
285
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
286
Capacities and Specifications
287
Engine Drive Belt Routing
288
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
289
Customer Assistance Offices
291
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
291
Online Owner Center
292
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
292
Roadside Assistance Program
293
Scheduling Service Appointments
295
Courtesy Transportation Program
295
Collision Damage Repair
296
Service Publications Ordering Information
298
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
299
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
300
Event Data Recorders
301
OnStar®
301
Infotainment System
302
OnStar
303
Emergency
304
Security
304
Navigation
304
Connections
305
Diagnostics
307
OnStar Additional Information
307
Index
313
Index_A
313
Index_B
314
Index_C
314
Index_D
315
Index_E
315
Index_F
316
Index_G
316
Index_H
317
Index_I
317
Index_J
317
Index_K
317
Index_L
317
Index_M
318
Index_N
319
Index_O
319
Index_P
319
Index_R
319
Index_S
320
Index_T
321
Index_U
322
Index_V
322
Index_W
322

FAQ about the 2016 GMC Terrain Manual

What contains the 2016 Terrain manual?

The GMC Terrain owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Terrain. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Terrain 2016 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2016 GMC Terrain Owners Manual?

The GMC Terrain owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the GMC Terrain year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The GMC Terrain (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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