The Easy Way to Jump Start your Car
When you’re planning on travelling somewhere, or going on a long road trip, the last thing you want is a flat battery.
If you know how to jump start your car, then you’ll be able to get up and running in no time, all you need is a set of jumper cables in your boot.
How to restart your battery in the following steps:
>> Park both cars and put them in neutral, then turn them off. Make sure that both have their handbrakes up.
>> Attach one of the red clips to the positive terminal of your battery – it will usually have a “+” on it.
>> Attach the other red clip to the positive terminal of the other car.
>> Attach one of the black clips to the negative terminal on the working battery.
>> Attach the last black clip to an unpainted metal surface on your car that is not near the battery. This will help ensure a safe, grounded jump.
>> Make sure to connect jumper cables in the proper order.
>> Start the working vehicle and let the engine run for a few minutes.
>> Now try and start your vehicle.
>> If it will not start, make sure that the cables are properly connected to the working car’s engine for five minutes. Then try to start your car again. If it still won’t start, your battery may be beyond help.
>> If your car won’t start the next time you use it then the battery probably needs to be replaced.
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