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
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