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Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair

Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair

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These square-link, diamond-pattern tire chains provide excellent traction in snow and ice for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. Made of a durable and corrosion-resistant manganese nickel alloy with built-in tensioners to ease installation. Great Prices for the best tire chains from Titan Chain. Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair part number TC1540 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Titan Chain Tire Chains - TC1540

  • Tire Chains
  • On Road Only
  • Steel Square Link
  • Drape Over Tire - Make Connections
  • Deep Snow
  • Assisted
  • No Rim Protection
  • Class S Compatible
  • Titan Chain

These square-link, diamond-pattern tire chains provide excellent traction in snow and ice for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. Made of a durable and corrosion-resistant manganese nickel alloy with built-in tensioners to ease installation.


  • Sturdy, durable alloy tire chains give you extra traction in snow and ice
  • Square links form cross chains
    • Great traction in snow
    • Excellent grip and stopping power on ice
    • Small link size contributes to a smooth ride
  • Diamond-pattern chains offer more tire coverage
    • Increased traction and stopping power when driving forward and during turns
  • Quick and simple manual installation with assisted adjustment
    • Integrated tensioners let you control the fit of your chains
  • Manganese nickel alloy construction is exceptionally strong, durable, and rust resistant
  • SAE Class S chains are designed for vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance
  • Reusable plastic storage case included


  • Application: 14" - 17" tires (for exact sizes, see below)
  • Link thickness: 0.145" (3.7 mm)
  • Maximum speed rating: 30 mph
  • Quantity: 2 tire chains
  • 30-Day limited warranty


Installation Step 1

1. Spread the chain around the back of the tire.

Installation Step 2

2. Connect the yellow and blue cable at the back of the tire.

Installation Step 3

3. Push the cable into place behind the tire and center the cross chains on the tire's tread. Then, on the front side of the tire, join the 2 ends of the yellow side chain using the green hook.

Installation Step 4

4. Feed the silver draw chain with the rubber tensioner through the red channel at the bottom and pull it tight. Then run the tensioner through the red rings. (Note: Depending on your tire size, you might not be able to thread through both rings.) Pull the tensioner across the tire and fasten it to the yellow chain on the opposite side.

Installation Step 5

5. Pull your vehicle forward and retighten the chain.

Class "S" Designation

SAE Class "S" tire chains are designed for use on vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance. Certain newer cars, vans and small trucks, especially those with large, aftermarket tires, may require Class "S" chains.

SAE Class S Clearances

These chains will fit your tires provided there is both:

  • A - a minimum of 1.46" (37 mm) between the top of the tire tread and the wheel well
  • B - at least 0.59" (15 mm) between the tire's sidewall and the vehicle itself.

How to Choose Snow Chains for Your Vehicle

To choose the right snow chain, you must match your tire size. Those measurements can be found on the side of your tire, as shown below.

Tire size on sidewall


  1. (185) - indicates tire width in millimeters
  2. (60) - gives you the aspect ratio (sidewall height as percentage of width)
  3. (15) - denotes the diameter of the wheel rim in inches

1540 Titan Chain Diamond Alloy Snow Tire Chains - Square Links - Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks - One Pair

These chains fit the following tire sizes:

  • 175/75-16
  • 195/70-15
  • 195/80-14
  • 205/50-17
  • 205/55-16
  • 205/60-15
  • 205/60-16
  • 205/65-15
  • 205/70-14
  • 205/75-14
  • 215/45-17
  • 215/55-16
  • 215/60-15
  • 215/65-14
  • 225/45-16
  • 225/55-15
  • 225/60-14
  • 225/65-14
  • 235/40-17
  • 245/50-14
  • 255/60-14

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Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair - TC1540

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (1494 Customer Reviews)

These square-link, diamond-pattern tire chains provide excellent traction in snow and ice for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. Made of a durable and corrosion-resistant manganese nickel alloy with built-in tensioners to ease installation.


These tire chains are very easy to install even without any experience. I practiced onetime putting them on and the directions were easy to follow.
I would give them a 5 star but haven’t needed to use them in the snow yet.

2014 Kia Optima

I always order snow chains from It's easy to find what size you need and they always get delivered earlier than expected! Great company.


Snow chains arrived as described, faster than expected. Yet to use them but I'm happy with how they look.

Dodge Dart

These are the first chains I have bought for a car. Bought them in preparation for a trip to Canada this winter and to have just in case this winter around Kansas City. I was worried about how difficult chains would be to install on a Dodge Dart but these were super easy to install, 5 min per tire my first time putting them on. They fit tightly and I can’t wait to try them out in the snow. Customer service was also great with my order. They were delivered several days before they were suposed to and sent me a personal email letting me know they were shipped out early. This was a great touch considering most online orders involve no personal contact from the business. I Will definitely purchase from etrailer again because of the service.

I’ve used them a couple times. Easy to install on the side of the road when needed! Still in great shape. I keep them in my vehicle in the winter.
Tyler - 11/12/2018


Excellent chains at an excellent price. After about two winters in my area, I have only used these chains on two occasions, and in both instances I was pleasantly surprised by their ease-of-use and grip.

I strongly recommend practicing putting them on a couple times before the first snow, because the first couple of tries are a bit of a challenge.

I also recommend hitting the chains with a spray lubricant after each exposure to salty roads to ward off any rust.

2016 Toyota Corolla

This is my first time to deal with snow chains and these were super easy to install! It took me about 20 seconds each. I feel rieady for snow! Highly recommeded.


The snow chains worked out fine last winter. Installation was straight forward. I also appreciate eTrailer following up with me on how my product experience has been.

2010 Kia Soul

This rating is based on the video I found on your webpage demonstrating the chains being put on an actual Kia Soul like mine Since I just received them yesterday and the ground is now bare, I can't attest to how well they will work while driving in snow and ice. However, it is my hope that they will be easy to put on as demonstrated in the video and will assist me in driving in the snow next time it snows here! :)

2004 Saab 9-5

Bought these chains for my Saab 9-5, fit is perfect for my 205-55-16 week/tire size. First time putting them on took me a minute to figure out but is quite easy overall. I live in Vermont with a crappy steep driveway. Generally speaking we only run awd or 4wd cars but this year I ended up having to use my summer beater Saab for the winter. It has good snow tires but the lack of awd made leaving the driveway a struggle. I have the sort of job where I just simply have to get there no matter what. The chains let me claw out onto the road in very snowy, icy conditions where otherwise there wouldn't be a chance in hell this front weel drive car would make it on it's own. Haven't really used them very much so we'll see how they hold up.

After a winter of use: saved me from being stuck in the drive way a number of times. Therefore pretty pleased overall. It’s a huge pain to put them on in the dark and snow but I can’t see how buying a different product would solve this. No substitute for awd or 4wd but they got me through with the beater I had.
Chris - 12/19/2018

2014 Honda Civic

Well after I try to put on the tire chains my opinion may hand though I like what I see....that is why i bought them...the price was average, the delivery was fast, Time will tell, but I certainly have no negative opinions at this point. I may upgrade to excellent after I use them.


Like previous orders from etrailer, received the tire chains I'd ordered rapidly and in great shape. Having been caught in an unexpected snow storm while towing my travel trailer, I decided to buy a set of chains for use just in case we get caught in the snow again. I bought these for one pair of tires on my travel trailer with tire size ST205/75R14. I've installed them in a test fit and all went smoothly. They are really easy to install and get tight. I'm in California and I won't need them here for months, but I'm headed to Alaska where I may encounter snow or ice - they are intended only as a precaution. The product looks well made, fits great and they come in a decent carrying case. I'm very pleased with my purchase.

2015 Acura ILX

I'll give this product a good review based on my experience with etrailer. They were reasonably priced and arrived in a timely manner. Customer service is always great with updates about shipping and delivery. However, these are snow chains. I bought them more as a "just in case" item and have yet to use them. Should i use them this winter i will check back in with an updated review.

2010 Dodge Journey

Used these once to cross the Donner Pass. The chains did their job, good traction and safe journey. However, one link on one side of the car broke after about 10 miles and beat the underside of the fender the rest of the way (no way to stop and repair). Had to replace fender protector upon return form my trip.


The tire chains for the trailer fit great, I haven't tested on the road in snow, but they fit perfectly. So far, they appear to be of good quality, and I'm sure they'll do the job in a bad situation and emergency. I will follow up again should the need arise in using them.
Thank you!


I needed chains for three vehicles. I've used these chains in the past and knew they were the ones I wanted. They are easy to put on and provide great traction. I ordered them from etrailer because etrailer had the best price, but I was very impressed with etrailer's service, particularly their proactive communication.

by: provided me with excellent service. The part I ordered had to be delivered by a specific date. They discovered it was on back order and contacted me right away. Cathy was able to work with me on the phone and find a product that was better than the one I previously ordered. She got the ordered completed and delivered immediately.


2017 Kia Soul

I haven't had a chance to use these yet, but I'm extremely satisfied with the shipping and packaging. I ordered them on a Sunday and received the Tuesday. The have a nice carrying case and have step by step instructions in the bag. As much as I hate snow, I'm hoping to try them out at least once this winter. Thanks etrailer!

2017 Volkswagen Golf

I received the snow chains quickly. I have not tried them on yet but they look easy to install. I am happy with the quality of the product. Definitely going to be easier to install than my old chains.


Saved our bacon during a blizzard. But be careful, the chains can get a little tangled if you dont store them properly

2016 Honda Civic

Fast delivery. They fit my car. All goo d.

2009 Toyota Corolla

They look sturdy, well packaged, instructions seem clear, have not had enogh snowfall to use them yet. Customer service from Etrailer is excellant

2015 Kia Soul

I'm from NE Ohio and we don't use chains here. Had to have them for vacation in California. Helped me stay out of 3 accidents in Yosemite!

2010 Honda Civic

You guys are the best! You ship so fast and your customer service is exceptional. Great to see companies still put their customers first. Will definitely do business with you guys again.


Fast shipping but was $15. I’d say worth it for the quality and ease of installation. Takes 2 mins.

2020 Kia Soul

Well made good to have in case I need them. Easy installation.

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