GMC Terrain: Brake Assist - Brakes - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Brake Assist

This vehicle has a brake assist feature designed to assist the driver in stopping or decreasing vehicle speed in emergency driving conditions. This feature uses the stability system hydraulic brake control module to supplement the power brake system under conditions where the driver has quickly and forcefully applied the brake pedal in an attempt to quickly stop or slow down the vehicle. The stability system hydraulic brake control module increases brake pressure at each corner of the vehicle until the ABS activates. Minor brake pedal pulsation or pedal movement during this time is normal and the driver should continue to apply the brake pedal as the driving situation dictates. The brake assist feature will automatically disengage when the brake pedal is released or brake pedal pressure is quickly decreased.

    Parking Brake
    To set the parking brake, hold the regular brake pedal down, then push the parking brake pedal down. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning ...

    Hill Start Assist (HSA)
    This vehicle has a Hill Start Assist (HSA) feature, which may be useful when the vehicle is stopped on a grade. This feature is designed to prevent the vehicle from rolling, either forward or rear ...

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    “ESP OFF” Switch
    “ESP OFF” Switch ESP® is a registered trademark of DaimlerChrysler AG. The “ESP OFF” switch is located on the center of the instrument panel. You can turn the ESP® systems (other than ...

    Weight of the vehicle
    This section will guide you in the proper loading of your vehicle and/or trailer, to keep your loaded vehicle weight within its design rating capability, with or without a trailer. Properly loadin ...

    Taking out the spare wheel
    1. Open the floor hatch. 2. Undo the retaining bolt. 3. Lift out the foam block. 4. Lift out the spare wheel. The other two blocks can remain in the spare wheel well. After use The foam block ...