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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: Tire Chains

Warning Do not use tire chains. There is not enough clearance. Tire chains used on a vehicle without the proper amount of clearance can cause damage to the brakes, suspension, or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire chains could cause loss of control and a crash.

Use another type of traction device only if its manufacturer recommends it for the vehicle's tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's instructions. To avoid vehicle damage, drive slow and readjust or remove the traction device if it contacts the vehicle. Do not spin the wheels.

If traction devices are used, install them on the front tires.

Wheel Replacement
Replace any wheel that is bent, cracked, or badly rusted or corroded. If wheel nuts keep coming loose, the wheel, wheel bolts, and wheel nuts should be replaced. If the wheel leaks air, replace ...

If a Tire Goes Flat
It is unusual for a tire to blow out while driving, especially if the tires are maintained properly. See Tires. If air goes out of a tire, it is much more likely to leak out slowly. But if there ...

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Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
Driving with a Trailer When towing a trailer:  Become familiar with the state and local laws that apply specifically to trailer towing.  Do not tow a trailer during the first 800 km (500 mi), to prevent damage to the engine, axle or other parts.  Then, during the fi ...

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