GMC Terrain: Tire Chains - Wheels and Tires - Vehicle Care - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Tire Chains

WARNING Do not use tire chains. There is not enough clearance. Tire chains used on a vehicle without the proper amount of clearance can cause damage to the brakes, suspension or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire chains could cause you to lose control of the vehicle and you or others may be injured in a crash.

A Type S low-profile cable can be used only if the cable manufacturer recommends it for use on the vehicle, the tire size combination, and road conditions. Follow the manufacturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to the vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or remove the cable if it is contacting the vehicle and do not spin the vehicle's tires.

Install the cables on the front tires only. Cables should not be installed on the spare tire or on the optional 19-inch tire.

    Used Replacement Wheels
    WARNING Replacing a wheel with a used one is dangerous. How it has been used or how far it has been driven may be unknown. It could fail suddenly and cause a crash. When replacing wheels, use a n ...

    If a Tire Goes Flat
    It is unusual for a tire to blow out while driving, especially if the tires are maintained properly. If air goes out of a tire, it is much more likely to leak out slowly. But if there ever is a bl ...

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    Driving tips
    Maintain a greater distance from the vehicle in front than when driving without a trailer. Avoid braking abruptly. If possible, brake gently at first to allow the trailer to run on. Then, i ...

    Recommended grade and viscosity
    Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. For details, refer to “Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oilв ...

    Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
    1. Park the vehicle on a level surface. 2. Engage the parking brake fully – put in first gear. 3. Ensure the vehicle cannot move. 4. Clean the filler plug. 5. Remove the filler plug, located o ...