2019 GMC Terrain Owner's Manual

2019 GMC Terrain owners manual
Year:
2019
Make:
GMC
Model:
Terrain
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
7.94 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
About Driving the Vehicle
4
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Stop/Start System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Seat Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
22
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
22
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
22
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Surround Vision
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Park Assist
23
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Fuel (LYX - 1.5L L4 Turbo Engine)
26
Fuel (LTG - 2.0L L4 Turbo Engine)
27
Fuel (Diesel)
27
E85 or FlexFuel
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Diesel Particulate Filter
28
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
29
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
31
Remote Vehicle Start
37
Door Locks
39
Power Door Locks
41
Delayed Locking
41
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Vehicle Alarm System
49
Immobilizer
50
Convex Mirrors
51
Power Mirrors
52
Folding Mirrors
52
Heated Mirrors
52
Automatic Dimming Mirror
52
Interior Rearview Mirrors
53
Manual Rearview Mirror
53
Power Windows
53
Seat Adjustment
61
Power Seat Adjustment
61
Lumbar Adjustment
62
Reclining Seatbacks
62
Memory Seats
63
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
66
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
73
Lap-Shoulder Belt
75
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
78
Seat Belt Extender
78
Safety System Check
79
Seat Belt Care
79
Where Are the Airbags?
82
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
83
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
84
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
84
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
85
Passenger Sensing System
86
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
90
Airbag System Check
91
Older Children
92
Infants and Young Children
94
Child Restraint Systems
96
Where to Put the Restraint
98
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
99
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
104
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
105
Glove Box
110
Cupholders
110
Cargo Cover
111
Cargo Tie-Downs
112
Convenience Net
112
Steering Wheel Adjustment
115
Steering Wheel Controls
115
Heated Steering Wheel
115
Horn
115
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
116
Compass
117
Clock
118
Power Outlets
118
Instrument Cluster (Base and Midlevel)
123
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel)
126
Speedometer
129
Odometer
129
Trip Odometer
129
Tachometer
129
Fuel Gauge
130
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
131
Seat Belt Reminders
131
Airbag Readiness Light
132
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
132
Charging System Light
133
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
134
Brake System Warning Light
136
Electric Parking Brake Light
136
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
137
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
137
Tow/Haul Mode Light
137
Hill Descent Control Light
137
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
138
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
138
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
138
Traction Off Light
138
StabiliTrak OFF Light
139
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
139
Wait-to-Start Light
140
Tire Pressure Light
140
Engine Oil Pressure Light
140
Low Fuel Warning Light
141
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Light
141
Security Light
141
High-Beam On Light
142
Front Fog Lamp Light
142
Lamps On Reminder
142
Driver Information Center (DIC) (Base and Midlevel)
143
Engine Power Messages
152
Vehicle Speed Messages
153
Universal Remote System Programming
158
Exterior Lamp Controls
162
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
164
Flash-to-Pass
164
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
164
Automatic Headlamp System
165
Hazard Warning Flashers
165
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
166
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
167
Courtesy Lamps
167
Dome Lamps
167
Entry Lighting
168
Exit Lighting
168
Battery Load Management
169
Battery Power Protection
169
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
173
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
176
Driver Behavior
180
Driving Environment
181
Vehicle Design
181
Distracted Driving
181
Defensive Driving
182
Drunk Driving
182
Control of a Vehicle
182
Braking
182
Steering
183
Off-Road Recovery
183
Loss of Control
184
Off-Road Driving
184
Driving on Wet Roads
188
Hill and Mountain Roads
189
Winter Driving
190
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
191
New Vehicle Break-In
196
Ignition Positions
196
Starting the Engine
198
Stop/Start System
200
Engine Heater
201
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
203
Shifting Into Park
203
Shifting out of Park
204
Parking over Things That Burn
206
Running the Vehicle While Parked
207
Diesel Particulate Filter
208
Manual Mode
218
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
220
Electric Parking Brake
220
Brake Assist
222
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
223
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
226
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
244
Assistance Systems for Driving
250
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
251
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
253
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
254
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
256
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
257
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
259
Top Tier Fuel (Gasoline)
261
Top Tier Fuel (Diesel)
261
Recommended Fuel (LYX - 1.5L L4 Turbo Engine)
261
Recommended Fuel (LTG - 2.0L L4 Turbo Engine)
261
Prohibited Fuels (Gasoline)
262
Fuels in Foreign Countries
262
Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
262
Fuel Additives (Diesel)
262
Fuel for Diesel Engines
263
Biodiesel
264
Cold Weather Operation (Diesel)
265
Water in Fuel (Diesel)
265
Running Out of Fuel (Diesel)
268
Fuel Filter Replacement (Diesel)
269
Filling the Tank (Gasoline)
269
Filling the Tank (Diesel)
271
Filling a Portable Fuel Container (Gasoline)
273
General Towing Information
274
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
275
California Proposition 65 Warning
286
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
287
Doing Your Own Service Work
287
Hood
288
Engine Compartment Overview
290
Engine Oil
295
Engine Oil Life System
299
Automatic Transmission Fluid
300
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
300
Cooling System
302
Engine Overheating
306
Washer Fluid
308
Brakes
308
Brake Fluid
309
Battery - North America
310
All-Wheel Drive
311
Starter Switch Check
311
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
312
Wiper Blade Replacement
312
Windshield Replacement
313
Gas Strut(s)
314
Halogen Bulbs
315
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
316
LED Lighting
316
Front Turn Signal Lamps
316
Taillamps
317
Electrical System Overload
318
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
319
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
319
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
322
Tires
326
All-Season Tires
326
Winter Tires
327
Summer Tires
327
Tire Sidewall Labeling
328
Tire Designations
330
Tire Terminology and Definitions
330
Tire Pressure
333
Tire Pressure Monitor System
334
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
335
Tire Inspection
339
Tire Rotation
340
When It Is Time for New Tires
341
Buying New Tires
341
Different Size Tires and Wheels
343
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
343
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
345
Wheel Replacement
345
Tire Chains
346
If a Tire Goes Flat
346
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
348
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
354
Tire Changing
355
Exterior Care
367
Interior Care
372
General Information
377
Maintenance Schedule
379
Special Application Services
384
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
388
Maintenance Replacement Parts
389
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
392
Capacities and Specifications
393
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
396
Customer Assistance Offices
398
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
399
Online Owner Center
399
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
400
Roadside Assistance Program
400
Scheduling Service Appointments
402
Courtesy Transportation Program
402
Collision Damage Repair
403
Publication Ordering Information
405
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
407
Event Data Recorders
408
OnStar
409
Emergency
411
Security
412
Navigation
418
Connections
419
Index_A
422
Index_B
423
Index_C
423
Index_D
424
Index_E
425
Index_F
425
Index_G
426
Index_H
426
Index_I
427
Index_J
427
Index_K
427
Index_L
427
Index_M
428
Index_N
429
Index_O
429
Index_P
429
Index_R
429
Index_S
430
Index_T
431
Index_U
432
Index_V
432
Index_W
432

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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.

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