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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    Active head restraints
    When the occupant’s lower back presses against the seatback during a rear-end collision, the head restraint moves slightly forward and upward to help reduce the risk of whiplash on the seat ...

    Front crash severity sensor
    The front crash severity sensor enhances the ability to detect the severity of an impact. Positioned up front, it provides valuable information early in the crash event on the severity of the impact ...

    Front safety belt pretensioners
    The safety belt pretensioners at the front outboard seating positions are designed to tighten the safety belts firmly against the occupant’s body during frontal collisions, and in side collisions ...