GMC Terrain: Maintenance When Trailer Towing - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Maintenance When Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See this manual's Maintenance Schedule or Index for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system and brake system. Inspect these before and during the trip.

Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.

    Leaving After Parking on a Hill
    1. Apply and hold the brake pedal. 2. Start the engine. 3. Shift into a gear. 4. Release the parking brake. 5. Let up on the brake pedal. 6. Drive slowly until the trailer is clear of the chocks. ...

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

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    Set speed dial
    1. Select the “SET SPD DIAL”/“SET SPEED DIAL” menu. 2. Select the phone number by operating the “TUNE/TRACK/CH” dial/by pressing the talk switch and saying the voice tag. 3. Se ...

    When to contact your Toyota dealer
    In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. ●Any of the SRS airbags have been inflated. ●The front of the vehicle is damaged or deformed, or was involved i ...

    Underfloor Bins (if equipped)
    Pull up the straps (A) to open the bin. CAUTION: Do not allow items in the bins to extend above the top of the bin. Otherwise, the bin or luggage floor may be damaged. ...