Maintenance when Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11‑3. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system, and brake system. It is a good idea to inspect these before and during the trip.

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

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    Canceling a Remote Start
    To cancel a remote start: • Aim the RKE transmitter at the vehicle and press and hold until the parking lamps turn off. • Turn on the hazard warning flashers. • Turn the ignition switch on ...

    Rear Vision Camera Location
    The camera is located above the license plate. The area displayed by the camera is limited. It does not display objects that are close to either corner or under the bumper and can vary depending ...

    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 tra ...