Installing automatic snow chains is easy for the mechanic?

Written by Lucas Gulino,

Mandatory equipment or comfort accessories, each installation of a vehicle requires a mounting made by a professional. What about the installation of automatic snow chains? How is it fixed? In how long time? Discover it through this article.

Why this is automatic?

Basically, there is two types of snow chains. The manual snow chains that you put on the tires of the vehicle and the automatic version that is activated by a switch on the cabin, as the Onspot system.

Onspot activated from the cab illustration

Manual snow chains is only use by the driver, while the automatic snow chains is installed, maintained and repaired by a mechanic. But what it exactly will it require from you ?

What about the mounting?

The automatic snow chains Onspot is fitted on both sides of the vehicle’s first drive axle. For each vehicle to equip with Onspot, you will receive specific brackets and switch, cylinders and chains.

Onspot 016 system illustration

Like a lot of equipment that you have to install for the first time, you can be apprehensive when it comes to the simplicity or not of the assembly ... - No worries to be made. Layout guides, mostly with photos, and a technician network is available to accompany you in your mounting that will last between 5 to 8h for the first time. Some trained mechanics take less than 4 hours to mount the Onspot system .... We hope you'll be next!

Still have some questions about the automatic snow chain system? This FAQ guide can surely help you. Download it.

Onspot FAQ for mechanics

For Mechanics faq

Lucas Gulino

About Lucas Gulino

Lucas is part of the Onspot sales team and is based in France. He studied sales and received a national diploma in a 2 year program. Lucas discovered Onspot when he was completing a 3 year program focused on trading and customer relationships, ultimately receiving a higher technician diploma in this area of study. Lucas has worked at Onspot since 2014 and he is passionate about the industry and its associated marketing strategies. Lucas is a lover of wine and travel. When he is not at work, you may find him in a restaurant or coffee shop in his hometown of Metz.
Lucas fait partie de l'équipe de vente Onspot et est basé en France. Il a étudié la vente et obtenu un diplôme national dans le cadre d'un programme de deux ans. Lucas a découvert Onspot alors qu'il achevait un programme de trois ans axé sur le commerce et les relations avec la clientèle, obtenant finalement un diplôme de technicien supérieur dans ce domaine d'étude. Lucas travaille chez Onspot depuis 2014 et se passionne pour le secteur de l'industrie et les stratégies marketing associées. Lucas est un amoureux du vin et des voyages. Quand il n'est pas au travail, vous pouvez le trouver dans un restaurant ou un café dans sa ville natale de Metz.


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