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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    Head restraints
    Head restraints supplement the other vehicle safety systems. They may provide additional protection against injury in certain rear end collisions. Adjust the head restraints properly, as spe ...

    SPORT mode switch
    SPORT mode switch In the SPORT mode, the engine and transmission are controlled to set the engine speed higher than in the D (Drive) position. This enhances throttle response for a “sport ...

    Battery
    - Keep the battery surface clean and dry. Clean the battery with a solution of baking soda and water. - Make certain the terminal connections are clean and securely tightened. - If the vehicle ...