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First of all, please read the instructions, especially the comment 'Avoid spinning the wheels, extreme braking and acceleration, since this could damage the product. The usual rules of driving in snow apply, i.e. pull off slowly, stay in as high a g...
Fitting is very easy on most vehicles, but difficult on a few. The most difficult vehicles to fit are - no suprises - rear wheel drive vehicles with limited clearance. If you can't get your fore arms into the space between the wheel and the wheel arch, fi...
Some suggestions for situations where AutoSock are not making the difference expected. On a rear wheel drive car, uphill slope, sheet ice we would advise some weight in the boot - it makes all the difference. Just don't spin the wheels and trash the...
Please see the attached leftlet on acceptable wear and tear.
No, not at all. You can use AutoSock with your vehicles electronic aids left on, unlike convetional snow chains!
AutoSock are regarded as "snow chain equivalents" in France, Germany, Andorra, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and now Italy (as of winter 2013). When the snow chain signs appear on French roads, you will need to display a sticker (which we ca...
When you remove you AutoSocks it is likely they will be wet and probably dirty! Firstly put them back in their storage pouch - using gloves provided! When you get home you can pop them in the washing machine on a gentle wash or you may prefer to hand wa...
Do Autosock wear out quickly? How long do Autosock last? They'll improve traction on any snow or ice - even in soft, deep snow, or in wet snow. It's recommended that you take them off when you get back to tarmac, although the reality is that they probabl...
If you would like to use your AutoSock in France then you require the attached certification, it's also printed on the packaging of all AutoSock sold now. AutoSock are regarded as "snow chain equivalents" in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slo...
AutoSock are regarded as "snow chain equivalents" in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, France, Andorra and now Italy (as of winter 2013). When the snow chain signs appear on French roads, you will need to display a sticker (which we ca...
AutoSocks work great on snow, and will offer some traction on mud but not a lot. Your best bet would be to get a set of snow chains which would offer substantially more traction on soft ground. Please click HERE [1]to see which chains we offer f...
AutoSock should be fitted to the driving wheels. If you drive a rear wheel drive you should fit AutoSock to the rear wheels. For even better traction it is recommended that you use AutoSocks on all four wheels. If you have a four wheel drive you...
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