Step 1 Measurement of Tires and Snow Chains
Before purchasing a snow chain kit, make sure you are well aware of your tire measurements. Tires come in different sizes and you have to purchase snow chains according to your tire size. So read your vehicle's owner menu and purchase according to the measurements of the tire. You can also check measurements on side of tires, numbers on tires indicate the height, width, and diameter of the tire. You may take help from a storekeeper while purchasing chains.
Step 2Unpack the Snow Chains
Once you brought your snow chain kit, unpack it gently. Untangled links of chain, make sure to do this once at home because this may take a long time if you are on road and need these on an urgent basis. It's better to prepare and untangle your snow chains before the trip.
Step 3Lay the Snow Chains
When you need to install snow chains make sure you will do it while parking your vehicle in a wide space and lay snow chains on the ground. If your vehicle has front-drive wheels place chains next to the front tires and if your vehicle has rear drive wheels then place chains next to the rear wheels, if your vehicle has all-wheel drive then place chains next to all 4 wheels.
Step 4Cover-Tire with Snow Chain
Now start hanging snow chains from the top of your vehicle's tire towards down, be sure it covers the total length, the width of the tire as well as they are straight. For some snow chains, you will have to go under your car to straighten them.
Step 5Move Vehicle Forward
Once you covered the top of your vehicle now it's time to fit the snow chain on the remaining part of the tire. Ask your friend to drive your car some steps forward, and move your vehicle tire inward to work easily. if you are installing on the right tire then move the tire towards the left side of the vehicle and if you are installing on the left side move the tire right side towards the vehicle.
Step 6Connect the Hooks Tightly
Connects hooks tightly, start by connecting two hooks inner side of the tire then connect hooks on the outer side of the tire. Make sure to tighten the hook, using the link tighten tool. but don't use these tools on links.
Step 7Repeat on Other Tires
After completing one tire, fit chains on another tire following the above-mentioned steps. After installing one tire now you have enough experience that your other installation is an easy to do task.