GMC Terrain: How to Check Lubricant - All-Wheel Drive - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: How to Check Lubricant

To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface.

To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface.

If the level is below the bottom of the fill plug hole, located on the transfer case, the vehicle will need some lubricant added. Add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the fill plug hole. A fluid loss could indicate a problem; check and have it repaired, if needed.

What to Use

Refer to Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 11‑12 to determine what kind of lubricant to use.

    Transfer Case
    Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11‑3. ...

    Starter Switch Check
    WARNING When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room aroun ...

    See also:

    Trip computer
    The computer memory stores data for a journey or series of journeys until it is reset to zero. The displayed information is for guidance only, as it can be affected by traffic, road and weather c ...

    Ignition switch
    - Never turn the ignition switch to “LOCK” while the vehicle is being driven or towed because that will lock the steering wheel, preventing steering control. And when the engine is t ...

    To decrease the speed (by brake pedal)
    1. Depress the brake pedal to release cruise control temporarily. 2. When the speed decreases to the desired speed, press the “SET/COAST” button once. Now the desired speed is set and the ...