GMC Terrain: Maintenance When Trailer Towing - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Maintenance When Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See this manual's Maintenance Schedule or Index for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system and brake system. Inspect these before and during the trip.

Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.

    Leaving After Parking on a Hill
    1. Apply and hold the brake pedal. 2. Start the engine. 3. Shift into a gear. 4. Release the parking brake. 5. Let up on the brake pedal. 6. Drive slowly until the trailer is clear of the chocks. ...

    Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
    The cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions. See Engine Overheating on page 10‑20. ...

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    Accessory installation
    • We strongly recommend that Volvo owners install only genuine, Volvo-approved accessories, and that accessory installations be performed only by a trained and qualified Volvo service techni ...

    Storing preset stations
    Ten preset stations can be stored for each waveband (AM, FM1, etc.). Stored preset stations are selected using the number key buttons on the center console. Manually storing preset stations 1. ...

    Draining Fluid
    First remove the fill plug (1), then the drain plug (2). Recommended tightening torque for the drain and fill plugs is 15–25 ft lbs (20–34 N·m). CAUTION! Do not over-tighten the plugs. You ...