GMC Terrain: Trailer Brakes - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: 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 brakes, do not tap into the vehicle's brake system. If this is done, both brake systems will not work well, or at all.

    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 t ...

    Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
    The vehicle has a Trailer Sway Control (TSC) feature as part of the StabiliTrak system. If TSC detects that the trailer is swaying, the vehicle's brakes are automatically applied. When TSC ...

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    Main instrument panel
    Information display and menu controls 1 READ – access to the list of messages and message confirmation. 2 Thumbwheel – browse among menus and options in the list of functions. 3 RESET – ...

    American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
    This symbol means that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The manufacturer only recommends API Certified engine oils. CAUTION! Do not use chemical flush ...

    Transfer case
    This section is only valid for vehicles with 4- wheel drive (4MATIC). Power is always transmitted to both axles. Performance tests may only be carried out on a 2-axle dynamometer. The brake sy ...