GMC Terrain: Braking in Emergencies - Antilock Brake System (ABS) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Braking in Emergencies

ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking.

    Using ABS
    Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, but this is normal. ...

    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 ...

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    Fuses
    If electrical components in the vehicle are not working, a fuse may have blown. Blown fuses are identified by a broken wire within the fuse. Check the appropriate fuses before replacing any elect ...

    Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    (If installed) Low Tire Pressure Telltale. TPMS Malfunction Indicator. Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation press ...

    Replacing the air cleaner element
    Replace the air cleaner element according to the maintenance schedule in the “Warranty and Maintenance Booklet”. Under extremely dusty conditions, replace it more frequently. It is recomme ...