GMC Terrain: Selecting the Alert Timing - Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Selecting the Alert Timing

The Collision Alert control is on the steering wheel. Press COLLISION ALERT to

The Collision Alert control is on the steering wheel. Press COLLISION ALERT to set the alert timing to far, medium, near or off. The first button press shows the current control setting on the DIC. Additional button presses will change this setting. The chosen setting will remain until it is changed and will affect both the Collision Alert and the Tailgating Alert features. The timing of both alerts will vary based on vehicle speed. The faster the vehicle speed, the further away the alert will occur. Consider traffic and weather conditions when selecting the alert timing. The range of selectable alert timing may not be appropriate for all drivers and driving conditions.

    Tailgating Alert
    The red FCA display will stay continuously illuminated if the vehicle ahead remains much too close. ...

    Detecting the Vehicle Ahead
    The green vehicle ahead indicator will appear when a vehicle is detected ahead. Whenever this indicator does not appear, FCA will not respond. The indicator may disappear on curves, highway exit ...

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