GMC Terrain: Doing Your Own Service Work - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Doing Your Own Service Work

WARNING

You can be injured and the vehicle could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough about it. . Be sure you have sufficient knowledge, experience, the proper replacement parts, and tools before attempting any vehicle maintenance task.

○ Be sure to use the proper nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. Metric and English fasteners can be easily confused. If the wrong fasteners are used, parts can later break or fall off. You could be hurt.

If doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13‑17.

This vehicle has an airbag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 3‑32.

Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records on page 11‑15.

    Hood
    To open the hood: 1. Pull the release handle located below the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. 2. Move the secondary hood release lever to the right to release the striker. ...

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    Lighting
    Battery saver function • The purpose of this feature is to prevent the battery from being discharged. The system automatically turns off the headlights and parking lights when the driver removes ...

    Releasing the electric parking brake
    Parking brake control Manual release 1. Fasten the seat belt. 2. Insert the remote key in the ignition slot (or press the START/STOP ENGINE button on vehicles with the optional keyless drive) ...

    Disarming the System
    To disarm the system, do one of the following: ○ Press on the RKE transmitter. ○ Turn the ignition to ON/RUN. ○ Allow the alarm to time out after about 30 seconds and reset itsel ...