GMC Terrain: If the Vehicle Is Stuck - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: If the Vehicle Is Stuck

Slowly and cautiously spin the wheels to free the vehicle when stuck in sand, mud, ice, or snow.

If stuck too severely for the traction system to free the vehicle, turn the traction system off and use the rocking method. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 9‑35.

WARNING

If the vehicle's tires spin at high speed, they can explode, and you or others could be injured. The vehicle can overheat, causing an engine compartment fire or other damage. Spin the wheels as little as possible and avoid going above 55 km/h (35 mph).

For information about using tire chains on the vehicle, see Tire Chains on page 10‑65.

    Blizzard Conditions
    Being stuck in snow can be a serious situation. Stay with the vehicle unless there is help nearby. If possible, use the Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada) on page 13‑7 or Roadside ...

    Rocking the Vehicle to Get it Out
    Turn the steering wheel left and right to clear the area around the front wheels. Turn off any traction system. Shift back and forth between R (Reverse) and a forward gear, spinning the wheels as ...

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    Under the glove compartment
    Fold aside the upholstery covering the fuse boxes. 1. Press the cover's lock and fold it up. 2. The fuses are accessible. Positions-fuse box A Positions-fuse box B ...

    Opening and closing
    Overhead control panel To open To open To close Turn the SmartKey to position 1 or 2 in the ignition lock. Press or pull the switch in the corresponding direction. If you press ...