How to Jump a Car

HOW TO JUMP START A CAR

If the car’s battery has dead use jumper cables to jump start it from good samaritan’s vehicle. Check the battery on the good condition and has much voltage as you want to start your car. As long as you hook up the cables properly, it doesn’t matter whether your vehicle has negative ground and the GS’s vehicle has positive ground, or your vehicle has an alternator and the GS’s vehicle has a generator. The jumper cables may damage the vehicle when the vehicle is a fueled or an electronic ignition system, be careful with it.

To safely jump a start, follow these steps:

1.Remove your jumper cables: First buy a good jumper cables and place them in the trunk compartment. If you don’t have jumper cables then take help from the good person who is willing to help you.
2.Place both vehicles in Park or Neutral and shut off the ignition in both cars.
Engage both parking brakes as well.
3.Attach one of the red clips to the positive terminal of your battery.
It has “POS” or “+” on it, or it’s bigger than the negative terminal.
4.Attach the other red clip to the positive terminal of the other car.
5.Attach one of the black clips to the negative terminal on the other battery.
6.Attach the last black clip to an unpainted metal surface on your car that isn’t near the battery.
Use one of the metal struts that holds the hood open.
The cables should look like this.


To jump start a car, you’ll need to make sure you connect the jumper cables in the proper order.
Make sure to connect jumper cables in the proper order.
7.Start the working vehicle and let the engine run for a few minutes.
8.Try to start your vehicle: If it won’t start, make sure that the cables are properly connected and have the good Samaritan run his or her engine for five minutes. Then try to start your car again. If it still won’t start, your battery may be beyond help.

If the jump works and your car starts, don’t shut off your engine! Drive around for at least 15 minutes to recharge your battery. If the car won’t start the next time you use it, the battery isn’t holding a charge and needs to be replaced.

If your car doesn’t start, check out these tips for troubleshooting a car that won’t start.

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