GMC Terrain: General Towing Information - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: General Towing Information

Only use towing equipment that has been designed for the vehicle. Contact your dealer or trailering dealer for assistance with preparing the vehicle for towing a trailer. See the following trailer towing information in this section:

○ For information on driving while towing a trailer, see “Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips.”

○ For maximum vehicle and trailer weights, see “Trailer Towing.”

○ For information on equipment to tow a trailer, see “Towing Equipment.”

For information on towing a disabled vehicle, see Towing the Vehicle on page 10‑79. For information on towing the vehicle behind another vehicle such as a motor home, see Recreational Vehicle Towing on page 10‑80.

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    Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
    WARNING The driver can lose control when pulling a trailer if the correct equipment is not used or the vehicle is not driven properly. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not ...

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    Instruction labels for tires and loads
    WARNING Do not overload the tires by exceeding the specified load limit as indicated on the Tire and Loading Information placard on the driver's door B-pillar. Overloading the tires can ...

    Backing up on a steep downhill
    Backing up on a steep downhill When backing up the vehicle down a hill, the distance guide lines and the vehicle width guide lines are shown further than the actual distance. For example, the ...

    Conditions affecting operation
    The smart key system uses weak radio waves. In the following situations, the communication between the electronic key and the vehicle may be affected, preventing the smart key system and wireless re ...