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 ...

See also:

Brake system
The brake system is a hydraulic system consisting of two separate brake circuits. If a problem should occur in one of these circuits, it is still possible to stop the vehicle with the other br ...

Jump starting
If jump starting is necessary, see “Jump starting” in the “6. In case of emergency” section. If the engine does not start by jump starting, the battery may have to be replaced. Contact a ...

Important safety notes
The fuses in your vehicle serve to close down faulty circuits. If a fuse blows, all the components on the circuit and their functions stop operating. WARNING Only use fuses approved by Merced ...