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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    Common Towing Definitions
    The following trailer towing related definitions will assist you in understanding the following information: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) The GVWR is the total allowable weight of your vehic ...

    Calling up a stored setting
    If you want to move the seat from the fully reclined position to a stored seat position, first raise the backrest. The seat could otherwise be damaged. Press and hold the relevant storage positi ...

    Marker lines
    The PAC system's lines 1 Marker line for a 1-foot (30-centimeter) zone behind the vehicle 2 Marker line for the clear back-up zone 3 "Wheel tracks" The solid line (1) indicates a zon ...