GMC Terrain: Engine Coolant Heater - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Engine Coolant Heater

The engine coolant heater, if available, can help in cold weather conditions at or below −18°C (0°F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug in the coolant heater at least four hours before starting the vehicle. An internal thermostat in the plug-end of the cord will prevent engine coolant heater operation at temperatures above −18°C (0°F).

Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
These vehicle accessories can be used for up to 10 minutes after the engine is turned off: ○ Audio System ○ Power Windows ○ Sunroof (if equipped) Power to the audio system will ...

To Use The Engine Coolant Heater
1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. The electrical cord is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment, in front of the air cleaner. 3. Plug it in ...

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Checking the fluid level when the fluid is hot
1. Drive the vehicle several miles to raise the temperature of the transmission fluid up to normal operating temperature; 158 to 1768F (70 to 808C) is normal. 2. Park the vehicle on a level sur ...

Selection of manual mode
With the vehicle either moving or stationary, move the select lever from the “D” position to the manual gate then move it to the “+” end or “−” end of the manual gate to ...

Activating DAC
Press MY CAR in the center instrument panel and go to Car settings Driver Alert and select On. See page 133 for more information on the menu system. The function is activated when the v ...