2016 Discovery Sport

USING SNOW CHAINS

Make sure the following warnings have been read and fully understood before using snow chains. Failure to use the snow chains safely could result in an accident, leading to serious injury or death.

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 30 mph (50 km/h) 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/authorized repairer for information.

  • The wheels and tires 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 TIRE MARKINGS.

  • Half chain traction devices can be fitted to the vehicles fitted with 17, 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 front axle only.

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

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

NOTES

When using snow chains, select the grass gravel snow driving mode and switch DSC off. See GRASS/GRAVEL/SNOW and SWITCHING DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL (DSC) OFF.