GMC Terrain: Safety Chains - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Safety Chains

Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Leave enough slack so the rig can turn. Never allow safety chains to drag on the ground.

    Hitches
    Use the correct hitch equipment. See your dealer or a hitch dealer for assistance. ○ The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-t ...

    Trailer Brakes
    Does the trailer have its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed, adjusted, and maintained properly. Because the vehicle has antilock b ...

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    The importance of shoulder belts
    Using a booster without a shoulder belt increases the risk of a child’s head hitting a hard surface in a collision. For this reason, you should never use a booster seat with a lap belt only. It is ...

    Child restraint systems
    Infants and small children should always be placed in an infant or child restraint system in the rear seat while riding in the vehicle. You should use an infant or child restraint system tha ...

    Opening and Closing the Hood
    1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard. The hood will pop up slightly. 2. Reach in between the ho ...