Hyundai Elantra: Tire chains - Tires and wheels - Maintenance - Hyundai Elantra HD 20062010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Tire chains


Tire chains, if necessary, should be installed on the drive wheels (front wheels).

Be sure that the chains are installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

To minimize tire and chain wear, do not continue to use tire chains when they are no longer needed.

WARNING - Snow or ice WARNING - Snow or ice

  • When driving on roads covered with snow or ice, drive at less than 20 mph (30 km/h).
  • Use the SAE S class or wire chains.
  • If you have noise caused by chains contacting the body, retighten the chain to avoid contact with the vehicle body.
  • To prevent body damage, retighten the chains after driving 0.3~0.6 miles.
  • Do not use tire chains on vehicles equipped with aluminum wheels. In unavoidable circumstance, use a wire type chain.
  • Use wire chains less than 15mm to prevent damage to the chains connection.

CAUTION CAUTION

  • If you hear noise caused by chains contacting the body, retighten the chain to avoid contact with the vehicle body.
  • To prevent body damage, retighten the chains after driving 0.3 ~ 0.6 miles (0.5 ~ 1.0 km).
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