Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing

The cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions. See Engine Overheating on page 10‑18.

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    Driving on Grades
    Reduce speed and shift to a lower gear before starting down a long or steep downgrade. If the transmission is not shifted down, the brakes might have to be used so much that they would get hot and no ...

    Following Distance
    Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving the vehicle without a trailer. This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. ...

    Before Driving Off-Road
    ○ Have all necessary maintenance and service work completed. ○ Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, and check inflation pressure in all tires, including the spare, if equipped. ○ ...