GMC Terrain: Replacing Brake System Parts - Brakes - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Replacing Brake System Parts

The braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its many parts have to be of top quality and work well together if the vehicle is to have really good braking. The vehicle was designed and tested with top-quality brake parts. When parts of the braking system are replaced, be sure to get new, approved replacement parts. If this is not done, the brakes might not work properly. For example, installing disc brake pads that are wrong for the vehicle, can change the balance between the front and rear brakes — for the worse. The braking performance expected can change in many other ways if the wrong replacement brake parts are installed.

    Brake Adjustment
    Every time the brakes are applied, with or without the vehicle moving, the brakes adjust for wear. ...

    Brake Fluid
    The brake master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT 3 brake fluid as indicated on the reservoir cap. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 10‑6 for the location of the reservoir. The ...

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    Using the Transfer Switch (if equipped) Your vehicle is equipped with a four-mode full-time 4x4 system. You can use the transfer switch to select any of the four modes: N, 4H, 4H LOCK, 4L LOCK. ...

    Towing load/specification
    1: All towing above 1,000 lb (454 kg) requires the use of trailer brakes. 2: Sway control devices are not offered by NISSAN. See a professional trailer/hitch outlet for a properly designed sway ...

    California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
    Certain types of automotive applications, such as airbag initiators, seat belt pretensioners, and lithium batteries contained in Remote Keyless Entry transmitters, may contain perchlorate material ...