GMC Terrain: Before Driving Off-Road - Off-Road Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Before Driving Off-Road

○ Have all necessary maintenance and service work completed.
○ Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, and check inflation pressure in all tires, including the spare, if equipped.
○ Read all the information about all-wheel-drive vehicles in this manual.
○ Make sure all underbody shields, if equipped, are properly attached.
○ Know the local laws that apply to off-road driving.

To gain more ground clearance if needed, it may be necessary to remove the front fascia lower air dam.

Notice: Operating the vehicle for extended periods without the front fascia lower air dam installed can cause improper air flow to the engine. Re&-attach the front fascia air dam after off-road driving.

    Off-Road Driving
    All-wheel-drive vehicles can be used for off-road driving. Vehicles without all-wheel drive and vehicles not equipped with All Terrain (AT) or On-Off Road (OOR) tires must not be driven off-road e ...

    Loading the Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
    WARNING ○ Unsecured cargo on the load floor can be tossed about when driving over rough terrain. You or your passengers can be struck by flying objects. Secure the cargo properly. ○ ...

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    Exhaust Emissions Controls
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