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VERWENDEN VON SCHNEEKETTEN

WARNING

Only use traction devices in heavy snow conditions, on compacted snow.

WARNING

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) must be switched off when using traction devices.

WARNING

Never exceed 50 km/h (30 mph) when traction devices are fitted.

WARNING

Never fit traction devices to a temporary-use spare wheel.

Traction devices approved by the vehicle manufacturer may be used to improve traction in heavy snow conditions, on compacted snow.

Traction devices should not be used in off-road conditions where there is no compacted snow.

If it becomes necessary to fit traction devices, the following points must be observed:

  • Only vehicle manufacturer approved traction devices should be used on the vehicle. Only vehicle manufacturer approved traction devices have been tested to make sure that the devices do not cause damage to the vehicle. Contact a retailer/authorised repairer for information.

  • The wheels and tyres fitted to the vehicle must conform to the specifications of the vehicle manufacturer's original equipment. This helps to enhance the performance of the traction devices. See REIFENKENNZEICHNUNGEN.

  • Full chain traction devices can be fitted to the rear wheels of vehicles fitted with 18, 19 and 20 in diameter wheels.

  • Do not fit a traction device to a temporary-use spare wheel.

  • Always read, understand, and follow the traction device manufacturer's instructions. Pay particular attention to the maximum speed and fitting instructions.

  • Fit traction devices in pairs on the same axle.

  • Remove the traction devices as soon as the conditions allow to avoid tyre and/or vehicle damage.

Contact a retailer/authorised repairer for details and availability of approved snow chains.

NOTES

When using snow chains, select rain/ice/snow driving mode and switch DSC off. See REGEN EIS SCHNEE and DYNAMISCHE STABILITÄTSKONTROLLE (DSC) AUSSCHALTEN.