GMC Terrain: Engine Coolant Heater - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Engine Coolant Heater

The engine coolant heater, if available, can help in cold weather conditions at or below −18°C (0°F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the coolant heater at least four hours before starting the vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug-end of the cord will prevent engine coolant heater operation at temperatures above −18°C (0°F).

Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
These vehicle accessories can be used for up to 10 minutes after the engine is turned off: ○ Audio System ○ Power Windows ○ Sunroof (if equipped) Power to the audio system will ...

To Use The Engine Coolant Heater
1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. The electrical cord is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment, in front of the air cleaner. 3. Plug it in ...

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Checking the oil level
1) Yellow handle 1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and stop the engine. 2. Pull out the level gauge, wipe it clean, and insert it again. 1) Upper level 2) Lower level 3. Pull out th ...

Window Fogging
Interior fogging on the windshield can be quickly removed by turning the mode selector to Defrost. The Defrost/Floor mode can be used to maintain a clear windshield and provide sufficient heatin ...

Brake PadWear Indicators
The front and rear disc brakes on all models have audible brake wear indicators. If the brake pads need replacing, you will hear a distinctive, metallic screeching sound when you apply the ...