OPERATE ON SNOW OR ICE (Con't).
Parking. If parking on icy, slushy wet, or muddy surfaces, place boards,
brush, or other materials that will provide traction underneath tires. This will guard against
tires freezing to the ground or becoming pocketed in ice, and will provide some traction when
vehicle is started and moving again.
Install Tire Chains.
Lay out chains flat on ground alongside tire to be mounted. Untangle any
Open all cams (4) (open
meaning longest spacing).
Pick up rear side chains
(1) (no cams) and place over top of tire.
Tuck last crossmember
(2) against bottom of tire with loose side
chain (3) sticking out away from tire.
Roll vehicle in direction of
last crossmember (2) (approximately 1/4 tire
Pull inside side chain (5)
snug and hook into appropriate link to hold
Pull outside side chain (6)
snug and hook.