GMC Terrain: Initial Drive Information / Remote Vehicle Start

If equipped, the engine can be started from outside of the vehicle.

Starting the Vehicle

  1. Press and release GMC Terrain. Remote Vehicle Start on the RKE transmitter.
  2. Immediately press and hold GMC Terrain. Remote Vehicle Start for at least four seconds or until the turn signal lamps flash.

When the vehicle starts, the parking lamps will turn on.

Remote start can be extended.

Start the vehicle normally after entering.

Canceling a Remote Start

To cancel a remote start, do one of the following:

  • Press and hold GMC Terrain. Remote Vehicle Start until the parking lamps turn off.
  • Turn on the hazard warning flashers.
  • Turn the vehicle on and then off. See Remote Vehicle Start.

    Stop/Start System and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System

    Stop/Start System If equipped, the Stop/Start system will shut off the engine to help conserve fuel. It has components designed for the increased number of starts...

    Door Locks

    To lock or unlock the vehicle from the outside, press or on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. : Press to lock the doors. : Press to unlock the doors...

    Other information:

    GMC Terrain 2018-2022 Owners Manual: Connections


    The following services help with staying connected. For coverage maps, see www.onstar.com (U.S.) or www.onstar.ca (Canada). Ensuring Security Change the default passwords for the Wi-Fi hotspot and myGMC mobile application. Make these passwords different from each other and use a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols to increase the security...

    GMC Terrain 2018-2022 Owners Manual: Engine Air Cleaner/Filter


    The engine air cleaner/filter is in the engine compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview. When to Inspect the Engine Air Cleaner/Filter For intervals on changing and inspecting the engine air cleaner/filter, see Maintenance Schedule...

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