GMC Terrain: Driving with a Trailer - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Driving with a Trailer

Towing a trailer requires experience. Get familiar with handling and braking with the added trailer weight. The vehicle is now longer and not as responsive as the vehicle is by itself.

Check all trailer hitch parts and attachments, safety chains, electrical connectors, lamps, tires and mirror adjustments. If the trailer has electric brakes, start the vehicle and trailer moving and then apply the trailer brake controller by hand to be sure the brakes are working.

During the trip, check regularly to be sure that the load is secure, and the lamps and trailer brakes are working properly.

    Pulling a Trailer
    Here are some important points: ○ There are many laws, including speed limit restrictions that apply to trailering. Check for legal requirements with state or provincial police. ○ Do n ...

    Towing with a Stability Control System
    When towing, the sound of the stability control system might be heard. The system is reacting to the vehicle movement caused by the trailer, which mainly occurs during cornering. This is normal wh ...

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    Selecting preset stations
    1. Press the “FM/AM” button to select FM1, FM2, FM3 (type A, B and C audio)/ FM-AS (type D audio), AM or AM-AS (type D audio) reception. 2. Press the preferred preset button (from to ...

    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 ...

    Audio set
    Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. Refer to the pages indicated in this section for operating details. NOTE If a cell phone is placed near the audio set, it m ...