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2024 GMC Terrain Wiper and Washer Guide

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2024 GMC Terrain Wiper and Washer Owner’s Manual

Presenting the 2024 GMC Terrain, which boasts an improved washer and wiper technology to provide unobstructed visibility in any weather. including sophisticated sensors for automated operation and movable speed settings for best results. Rain or shine, the Terrain’s enhanced wiper and washer system provides a flawless driving experience.

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GMC Windshield Wiper/Washer Guide2024 GMC Terrain Wiper and Washer 1

The windshield wiper/washer lever is on the side of the steering column. With the ignition on or in accessory mode, move the windshield wiper lever to select the wiper speed.

HI: Use for fast wipes.

LO: Use for slow wipes.2024 GMC Terrain Wiper and Washer 2

INT: Move the lever up to INT for intermittent wipes, then turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for less frequent wipes.

OFF: Use to turn the wipers off.

1X: For a single wipe, briefly move the lever down. For several wipes, hold the lever down.

Warning
In freezing weather, do not use the washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise, the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield, blocking your vision.

Warning
Before driving the vehicle, always clear snow and ice from the hood, windshield, washer nozzles, roof, and rear of the vehicle, including all lamps and windows. Reduced visibility from snow and ice buildup could lead to a crash.

Clear snow and ice from the wiper blades and windshield before using them. If frozen to the windshield, carefully loosen or thaw them. Damaged blades should be replaced. See Wiper Blade Replacement 0 276.
Heavy snow or ice can overload the wiper motor. If the wiper motor overheats, the windshield wipers will stop until the motor cools and the wiper control is turned off. See Electrical System Overload 0 281.

Wiper Parking
If the ignition is turned off while the wipers are on LO, HI, or INT, they will immediately stop.
If the windshield wiper lever is then moved to OFF before the driver door is opened or within 10 minutes, the wipers will restart and move to the base of the windshield.
If the ignition is turned off while the wipers are performing wipes due to windshield washing, the wipers continue to run until they reach the base of the windshield.

Windshield Washer
f: Pull the windshield wiper lever toward you to spray the windshield washer fluid and activate the wipers. The wipers will continue until the lever is released or the maximum wash time is reached. When the lever is released, additional wipes may occur depending on how long the windshield washer has been activated. See Washer Fluid 0 273 for information on filling the windshield washer fluid reservoir.

Rear Window Wiper/Washer
The ignition must be on or in the accessory mode to operate the rear window wiper/ washer2024 GMC Terrain Wiper and Washer 3
Turn the end of the windshield wiper lever to operate the rear window wiper/washer.

OFF: Turns the system off.

INT: Intermittent wipes.

ON: Slow wipes.

1: Push the windshield wiper lever forward to spray washer fluid on the rear window. The lever automatically returns to its original position when released.

Warning
In freezing weather, do not use the washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise, the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield, blocking your vision.

Rear Wiper Arm Assembly Protection
When using an automatic car wash, move the rear wiper control to OFF to disable the rear wiper. In some vehicles, if the transmission is in N (Neutral) and the vehicle speed is very slow, the rear wiper will automatically park. The wiper operations return to normal when the transmission is no longer in N (Neutral) or the vehicle speed has increased.

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Reverse Gear Wipes
If the rear wiper control is off, the rear wiper will automatically operate continuously when the transmission is in R (Reverse), and the front windshield wiper is performing low or high-speed wipes. If the rear wiper control is off, the transmission is in R (Reverse), and the front windshield wiper is performing interval wipes, then the rear wiper automatically performs interval wipes.
This feature can be turned on or off. Go to Settings > Vehicle > Comfort and Convenience > Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear > Select ON or OFF.
The windshield washer reservoir is used for the windshield and rear window. Check the fluid level if either washer is not working. See Washer Fluid 0 273.

FAQs

What type of wiper system does the 2024 GMC Terrain come with?

The 2024 GMC Terrain typically features a windshield wiper system with variable intermittent settings.

Are the windshield wipers on the 2024 GMC Terrain adjustable for speed?

The windshield wipers on the 2024 GMC Terrain often feature adjustable speed settings to accommodate various weather conditions.

Does the 2024 GMC Terrain have automatic rain-sensing wipers?

Some models of the 2024 GMC Terrain may offer automatic rain-sensing wipers, which adjust the wiper speed based on the amount of rainfall detected.

How many wiper blades does the 2024 GMC Terrain have?

The sizes of the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 GMC Terrain may vary depending on the trim level, but common sizes are 24 inches for the driver’s side and 21 inches for the passenger side.

Does the rear window of the 2024 GMC Terrain have a wiper?

The rear window of the 2024 GMC Terrain usually features a rear windshield wiper for improved visibility in adverse weather conditions.

Can the rear windshield wiper of the 2024 GMC Terrain be adjusted for speed?

The rear windshield wiper of the 2024 GMC Terrain typically has variable intermittent settings similar to the front windshield wipers.

Are the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 GMC Terrain easy to replace?

Replacing the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 GMC Terrain is usually a straightforward process and can be done without special tools.

Does the 2024 GMC Terrain feature a windshield wiper de-icer?

Some models of the 2024 GMC Terrain may offer a windshield wiper de-icer function, which helps prevent the wiper blades from freezing to the windshield in cold weather.

Are the windshield wipers of the 2024 GMC Terrain heated?

While the windshield wipers themselves are not typically heated, the 2024 GMC Terrain may include a heated windshield or defrosting feature to prevent ice and snow buildup on the windshield.

Does the 2024 GMC Terrain have a windshield washer system?

The 2024 GMC Terrain is equipped with a windshield washer system to spray washer fluid onto the windshield for cleaning.

Where is the windshield washer fluid reservoir located in the 2024 GMC Terrain?

The windshield washer fluid reservoir in the 2024 GMC Terrain is usually located under the hood, near the engine compartment.

How do you refill the windshield washer fluid in the 2024 GMC Terrain?

To refill the windshield washer fluid in the 2024 GMC Terrain, locate the reservoir under the hood, remove the cap, and pour washer fluid into the reservoir until it reaches the appropriate level.

Can the windshield washer nozzles of the 2024 GMC Terrain be adjusted for spray pattern?

The windshield washer nozzles on the 2024 GMC Terrain may be adjustable to customize the spray pattern for optimal cleaning coverage.

Does the windshield washer system of the 2024 GMC Terrain work with just water, or does it require a special washer fluid?

While water can be used in a pinch, it’s recommended to use a specialized windshield washer fluid in the 2024 GMC Terrain to ensure effective cleaning and prevent freezing in cold weather.

Is there a low washer fluid warning indicator in the 2024 GMC Terrain?

The 2024 GMC Terrain typically includes a low washer fluid warning indicator on the instrument panel to alert the driver when the washer fluid level is low.

Does the windshield washer system of the 2024 GMC Terrain have a self-cleaning function?

While not all models may have this feature, some versions of the 2024 GMC Terrain may offer a self-cleaning function for the windshield washer nozzles to prevent clogging.

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