GMC Terrain: Leaving the Vehicle With the Engine Running - Shifting Into Park - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Leaving the Vehicle With the Engine Running

WARNING

It can be dangerous to leave the vehicle with the engine running. The vehicle could move suddenly if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and even catch fire. You or others could be injured. Do not leave the vehicle with the engine running.

If you have to leave the vehicle with the engine running, the vehicle must be in P (Park) and the parking brake set.

Release the button and check that the shift lever cannot be moved out of P (Park).

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