GMC Terrain: Reclining Seatbacks - Front Seats - Seats and Restraints - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Reclining Seatbacks

WARNING

Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even when buckled up, the safety belts cannot do their job when reclined like this.

The shoulder belt cannot do its job because it will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries.

The lap belt cannot do its job either. In a crash, the belt could go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries.

For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly.

Do not have a seatback reclined if the vehicle is moving.

Do not have a seatback reclined if the vehicle is moving.

Lumbar Adjustment
Power Lumbar Eight-Way Power Seat Shown, Four-Way Similar A. Lumbar Switch If available, press and hold the front or rear of the switch (A) to increase or decrease lumbar support. Release the s ...

Manual Reclining Seatbacks
WARNING You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver seat while the vehicle is moving. The sudden movement could startle and confuse you, or make you push a pedal when ...

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