I have a 2014 Ford Escape 4Cyl Eco Boost with Automatic 4 Wheel Drive. If I need tire chains do I put on 4 or just 2 on the front or rear tires?

Asked by Nov 25, 2014 at 10:01 AM about the 2014 Ford Escape SE 4WD

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I have a 2014 Ford Escape 4Cyl Eco Boost with Automatic 4 Wheel Drive.  If I need tire chains do I put on 4 or just 2 on the front or rear tires?  Tire shops don't know.  The Ford manual is mute on the topic.  Anyone out there know????????

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237,735

Where are you located? How oftern do you drive in the snow and ice? Tire Chains seem excessive with an AWD.

237,735

http://www.tirerack.com/winter/tech/techpage.jsp?techid=128&

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On page 252 of my manual for my 2014 Titanium 4WD. If tire are 235/50R18 or 235/45R19 DO NOT use chains or cables. If tire is 235/55R17 use only 10mm cables on the front.

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