How to Jump Start Your Battery

Follow these simple instructions IN ORDER to correctly and safely jump start your battery:

  1. Park healthy car with engine as close to the engine of dead car as possible
  2. Pop hood and of both cars and extinguish any cigarettes before jumping
  3. Place Red Clamp on Red (+) Terminal on your dead car
  4. Place Red Clamp on Red (+) Terminal on the booster car
  5. Place Black Clamp on Black (-) Terminal on the booster car
  6. Place Black Clamp on Black (-) Terminal on your dead car
  7. Start dead car and once it runs for about 5 minutes, disconnect cables.
  8. Disconnect Black Clamp from Black (-) Terminal on your dead car
  9. Disconnect Black Clamp from Black (-) Terminal on the booster car
  10. Disconnect Red Clamp from Red (+) Terminal on the booster car
  11. Disconnect Red Clamp from Red (+) Terminal on your dead car
  12. Keep your car running for at least 20 minutes before shutting off to give the battery time to charge adequately. If it the battery continues to die, check battery terminals for corrosion or loose connections or replace the battery.
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