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 ...

    See also:

    Cargo Tie-Down Hooks And Loops
    The tie-downs located on cargo area floor should be used to secure loads safely when the vehicle is moving. Cargo Tie-Down Hooks Cargo Tie-Down Loops Cargo tie-down loops are located on the t ...

    To Turn Everything Off
    Turning the fan speed control dial all the way to the left shuts the system off. Keep the system off for short periods only. To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have ...

    Sport mode
    The stability system is always activated and cannot be switched off. However, the driver can select Sport mode, which offers more active driving characteristics. In this mode, the engine managem ...