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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Emergency flashers
Use the emergency flashers if the vehicle malfunctions or is involved in an accident. Press the switch to flash all the turn signal lights. To turn them off, press the switch once again. NOTIC ...

Brake System Indicator
The brake system indicator normally comes on when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and as a reminder to check the parking brake. It will stay on if you do not fully re ...

Rds-tmc overview
Radio Data System-Traffic Message Channel (RDS-TMC) is a feature that announces traffic hold-ups on your route as broadcast by radio stations that transmit TMC information. Touch the TMC button on ...