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Chevrolet Cruze Owners Manual: Towing Equipment

Hitches

Use the correct hitch equipment.

See your dealer or a hitch dealer for assistance.

Х  The rear bumper on the vehicle is not intended for hitches. Do not attach rental hitches or other bumper-type hitches to it. Use only a frame-mounted hitch that does not attach to the bumper.

Х  Will any holes be made in the body of the vehicle when the trailer hitch is installed? If so, seal the holes when the hitch is removed. If the holes are not sealed, dirt, water, and deadly carbon monoxide (CO) from the exhaust can get into the vehicle.

Safety Chains

Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch.

Leave enough slack so the rig can turn. Never allow safety chains to drag on the ground.

Trailer Brakes

Does the trailer have its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed, adjusted, and maintained properly.

Because the vehicle has antilock brakes, do not tap into the vehicle's brake system. If this is done, both brake systems will not work well, or at all.

Trailer Towing (Except Fuel Economy Model)
Before pulling a trailer, there are three important considerations that have to do with weight: Х The weight of the trailer. Х The weight of the trailer tongue. Х The total weight on your vehicle ...

Conversions and Add-Ons
Add-On Electrical Equipment Notice: Some electrical equipment can damage the vehicle or cause components to not work and would not be covered by the warranty. Always check with your dealer before ...

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Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
WARNING When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room around the vehicle. It should be parked on a level surface. 2. Firmly apply the parking brake. Be rea ...

Wiper/Washer System Description and Operation
Wiper/Washer System Components The wiper/washer system consists of the following electrical components: Windshield Wiper Relay Windshield Wiper Speed Control Relay Windshield Washer Pump Relay Rain Sensor (optional) Windshield Washer Fluid Pump Windshield Wiper Motor Window Wiper/Wa ...

Windshield Washer Pump Replacement
Removal Procedure Remove the front wheelhouse liner. Refer to Front Wheelhouse Liner Replacement. Disconnect the washer pump electrical connector (1). Disconnect the washer pump hose (2) from the washer pump (3). Using a small flat-bladed tool, remove the washer pump from the washer ...

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