Snow chainsSnow chains  - Wheels - Wheels and tyres - General maintenance - Audi S5 Owner's Manual - Audi S5

Snow chains will improve the vehicle's handling on snowcovered roads.

Ц Snow chains can be used on the front wheels only.
Ц Keep your speed below 50 km/h.

Snow chains will improve braking ability as well as traction in winter 6) conditions.

For technical reasons snow chains may only be used on tyres with certain wheel rim/tyre combinations.

Only use snow chains with fine-pitch links. The links must not

Only use snow chains with fine-pitch links. The links must not protrude more than 13.5 mm from the tyres (including tensioner).

Remove the chains when roads are free of snow. Otherwise they will impair handling, damage the tyres and wear out very quickly.

where snow chains are compulsory on certain roads, this normally also applies to cars with four-wheel drive. Snow chains may only be fitted to the front wheels (also on vehicles with four-wheel drive).