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Aug 21, 2012 (4:52 pm)
I love the 2012 Terrain I've been driving since February. However we've had a teenager problem where I work and I have need of a locking gas cap or locking door to the cap. There is not one made for any year of the Terrain models according to my local service department and we're told there is no after market one that will fit them either, by our local parts dealers. This is a Huge problem for me. As expensive as this vehicle was, a simple lock shouldn't be an obstacle for GMC. When will this problem be addressed?
#246 of 297 Re: gas caps [jrlkindt]
Aug 22, 2012 (9:19 am)
Stant has not yet updated their web site to include 2012 model but they list two locking gas caps for 2010 and 2011 Terrain (reg and E85, most likely just color of cap differance). You might get your local parts place do do a try before you buy on one of these if they stock them.
Aug 24, 2012 (11:05 am)
Does anyone know the ratio of Equinox sales to Terrains. Relative to the Equinox forums,
there seem to be a lot less postings in the Terrain forums. Is it a volume thing or are there
just a lot more happy Terrain owners?
#248 of 297 a reply
Aug 24, 2012 (2:00 pm)
sales 2012 ytd
Chevrolet Equinox 130,796
GMC Terrain 54,197
#249 of 297 Stablitrak Error Message/Check Engine Light
Dec 27, 2012 (9:19 pm)
I have a 2012 GMC Terrain 4wd with approximately 12,000 miles. Starting in November when ever I drive on the express way 55-65 mph, The Service Stabilitrak light will come on then the check engine light will blink on and off. Once I get to my destination once I restart the vehicle all the lights will be off. I have been the dealership on four different occasions 11/15, 11/17, 12/7 and 12/26.
The first time the vehicle misfire on cylinders 2,4,6. The codes were cleared and the light came back on 11/17. That visit the same misfire, The dealership found loose front breather duct. Secured the duct and clear the codes. Third visit Code P0300 Misfires again cylinder 2 and 4. Use a borascope to inspect both cylinders for collant/dye. Pressure test and replaced the intermittent ignition coil, spark plug. Last visit Code P0300. Carbon deposits on valves. Misfire again. Clean and Decarbonize and clean fuel system. I am beyond frustrated with the issue that I am having.. I feel that that is a bigger issue with the engine..Thoughts/Advise Please
#250 of 297 Re: Stablitrak Error Message/Check Engine Light [kristindenim79]
Dec 28, 2012 (7:11 am)
We're sorry to hear that you've had to make so many trips to your dealership on this concern on your new Terrain, kristindenim79. Are you already working with Customer Assistance on this? If not and you would like for us to check into this further with your dealership, please email us at socialmediagm.com with more details (including your name and contact information, the last 8 digits of your VIN, and a summary of the situation so far).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#251 of 297 Re: 2012 Terrain 4cyl stalling [devs1]
Jan 09, 2013 (1:01 pm)
Hi I was wondering if this problem was ever solved?? I just purchased a 2013 have had it for 6 days and am now driving a loaner car because my car was stalling out. The dealership has been helpful and kept my car for a couple of days because they were not experiencing the problem. today i got a voicemail that it stalled on them and they are going to run some test to see what could be wrong. I am just nervous I bought a car that is going to constantly be in the shop.
#252 of 297 Re: 2012 Terrain 4cyl stalling [katieg3]
Jan 09, 2013 (1:42 pm)
The vehicle is still at the shop since Friday. I am currently in a loaner. I was told that GM authorized them to open the engine and look further into why this issue keeps happening. I was told I would be without my car for awhile, since they may have to put a new engine in it.
#253 of 297 Re: 2012 Terrain 4cyl stalling [katieg3]
Jan 10, 2013 (8:49 am)
We're sorry to hear that your new Terrain is already in the dealer, katieg3!
If you would like for us to check into anything further for you, please email us at socialmediagm.com with more details (including your name and contact information, the last 8 digits of your VIN, and a summary of the situation so far for the agent responding to your email).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#254 of 297 Re: 2012 Terrain 4cyl stalling [katieg3]
Jan 11, 2013 (3:54 am)
My 2011 stalled out also. It is a terrible vehicle; I made a huge mistake purchasing another GM product. The dealer replaced the camshaft actuator - seems to be running now - this is the first vehicle I have ever had that stalled out - and I am 63 years old. The 2011 vehicle has the electric door locks switch located somewhere in the area of the radio - they have since moved it back. The best thing is the gas mileage - which I continue to complain about. The dealer was authorized to do a "consumption test" and guess what - it does 38.9 mpg! I have asked GM where the gas is going since my calculations indicate 24-26!
I could go on and on about how much I despise this vehicle - but it is not worth it. I sincerely wish someone would hit it in a parking lot and total it! At my age, I don't trade cars very often so I am stuck with it!