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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    Storage spaces
    Storage spaces 1 Compartment in door panel 2 Storage pocket on the front edge of the front seat cushions 3 Glove compartment 4 Storage compartment, 12-volt socket and AUX input/USB connector 5 ...

    Fuel economy hints
    The following suggestions will help to save fuel. - Select the proper gear position for the speed and road conditions. - Avoid sudden acceleration or deceleration. Always accelerate gently unti ...

    Indicator and warning symbols
    Low oil pressure If the light comes on while driving, stop the vehicle, stop the engine immediately, and check the engine oil level. If the oil level is normal and the light stays on after ...