GMC Terrain: Engine Oil - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Engine Oil

To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment:

○ Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section.

○ Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See “Checking Engine Oil” and “When to Add Engine Oil” in this section.

○ Change the engine oil at the appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System on page 10‑12.

○ Always dispose of engine oil properly. See “What to Do with Used Oil” in this section.

Engine Cover
Engine Cover 3.0L V6 A. Oil Fill Cap B. Engine Cover Bolt C. Engine Cover To remove: 1. Remove the oil fill cap (A). 2. Remove the engine cover bolt (B). 3. Raise the engine cover (C) to rele ...

Checking Engine Oil
It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. See En ...

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Dynamic stability control (amber)
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Seat Belt Maintenance
For safety, you should check the condition of your seat belts regularly. Pull each belt out fully, and look for frays, cuts, burns, and wear. Check that the latches work smoothly and the belt ...

Cruise Control Light
The cruise control light is white whenever the cruise control is set, and turns green when the cruise control is active. The light turns off when the cruise control is turned off. See Cruise Cont ...