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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    Audio volume and automatic volume control
    The infotainment system compensates for disrupting noises in the passenger compartment by increasing the volume according to the speed of the vehicle. The level of sound compensation can be se ...

    Driving Guidelines
    Your vehicle has higher ground clearance that allows you to travel over bumps, obstacles, and rough terrain. It also provides good visibility so you can anticipate problems earlier. Because ...

    Removing the towing eye
    Loosen the towing eye and unscrew it. Attach cover 1 to the bumper and press until it engages. Place the towing eye in the vehicle tool kit. ...