GMC Terrain: Trailer Towing - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Trailer Towing

Before pulling a trailer, there are three important considerations that have to do with weight:

○ The weight of the trailer
○ The weight of the trailer tongue
○ The total weight on the vehicle's tires

Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
The cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions. See Engine Overheating on page 10‑20. ...

Weight of the Trailer
How heavy can a trailer safely be? Speed, altitude, road grades, outside temperature, special equipment, and the amount of tongue weight the vehicle can carry must be considered. See “Weight of ...

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Braking when a tire is punctured
Do not depress the brake pedal suddenly when a tire is punctured. This could cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Keep driving straight ahead while gradually reducing speed. Then slowly pul ...

Cleaning the Display
Notice: Using abrasive cleaners when cleaning glass surfaces could scratch the glass. Use only a soft cloth and do not spray cleaner directly on the system as it could affect the mechanical parts. ...

Engine block heater (if so equipped)
Engine block heaters are used to assist in cold temperature starting. The engine block heater should be used when the outside temperature is 208F (−78C) or lower. To use the engine block h ...