GMC Terrain: Driving Information / Off-Road Recovery

GMC Terrain. Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

  1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.
  2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.
  3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

    Steering

    Electric Power Steering The vehicle has electric power steering. It does not have power steering fluid. Regular maintenance is not required. If power steering assist is lost due to a system malfunction, the vehicle can be steered, but may require increased effort...

    Loss of Control

    Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force...

    Other information:

    GMC Terrain 2018-2024 Owners Manual: Battery Load Management,  Battery Power Protection and Exterior Lighting Battery Saver


    Battery Load Management The vehicle has Electric Power Management (EPM) that estimates the battery's temperature and state of charge. It then adjusts the voltage for best performance and extended life of the battery. When the battery's state of charge is low, the voltage is raised slightly to quickly bring the charge back up...

    GMC Terrain 2018-2024 Owners Manual: Online Owner Center


    Online Owner Experience (U.S.) my.gmc.com The GMC online owner experience is a one-stop resource that allows interaction with GMC and keeps important vehicle-specific information in one place. Membership Benefits : Download owner’s manuals and view vehicle-specific how-to videos...

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