GMC Terrain: Sensors - Rear Window Defogger - Climate Control Systems - Climate Controls - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Sensors

The solar sensor, located on top of the instrument panel near the windshield, monitors the solar heat. The climate control system uses the information to adjust the temperature, fan speed, recirculation, and air delivery mode. Do not cover the solar sensor or the system will not work properly.

    Rear Window Defogger
    REAR (Rear Defogger): Press to turn the rear window defogger on or off. The rear window defogger turns off after about 10 minutes. It can also be turned off by turning the ignition to ACC/ACCESSO ...

    Air Vents
    Use the air outlets, located in the center and on the side of the instrument panel, to direct the airflow. Use the thumbwheels located near the center air outlets, to open or close off the airflow ...

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    Setting the temperature
    Different temperatures can be set for the driver's and front-passenger sides. Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. To increase/reduce: turn controls 1 and 8 clockwise or cou ...

    Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
    Lift the mirror cover to turn on the visor mirror lamp. Slide-on-rod feature Rotate the visor towards the side window and extend it rearward for additional sunlight coverage. Note: To stow t ...

    Engine Oil and Filter
    Specified Oil (1) Preferred Use engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline Engines “Starburst” symbol. Select the appropriate oil viscosity according to the above ...