GMC Terrain: California Fuel Requirements - Fuel - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: California Fuel Requirements

If the vehicle is certified to meet California Emissions Standards, it is designed to operate on fuels that meet California specifications. See the underhood emission control label. If this fuel is not available in states adopting California Emissions Standards, the vehicle will operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance might be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp could turn on and the vehicle might fail a smog&-check test. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 5‑13. If this occurs, return to your authorized dealer for diagnosis. If it is determined that the condition is caused by the type of fuel used, repairs might not be covered by the vehicle warranty

    Gasoline Specifications (U.S. and Canada Only)
    At a minimum, gasoline should meet ASTM specification D 4814 in the United States or CAN/CGSB&-3.5 or 3.511 in Canada. Some gasolines contain an octane-enhancing additive called methylcyclopen ...

    Fuels in Foreign Countries
    Never use leaded gasoline or any other fuel not recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. To check the ...

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    Heating and cooling control
    1. Side Defroster Nozzle 2. Side Ventilators 3. Windshield Defroster Nozzles 4. Center Ventilators CENTER VENTILATOR The center ventilators are located in the middle of the dashboard. To ...

    Headlights (models with HID headlights)
    High-intensity-discharge (HID) bulbs are used for the low beams of the headlights. These HID bulbs use an extremely high voltage. To avoid the risk of an electric shock that could result ...

    Reporting safety defects (U.S.A.)
    If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTS ...