Some Tips for Jump Starting a Vehicle

Acura of the Rio Grande Valley in San Juan, TX understands that it is a terrible feeling to try to start your vehicle only to realize that the battery is dead. When your car won't start, it is often possible to jump-start the vehicle. Here are a few tips on jump-starting.

You will need another vehicle with a good battery. Using a set of jumper cables, attach one positive lead to the good battery and one positive lead to the positive pole of the dead battery. The positive clamp on the jumper cables is almost always red. Connect one negative(black) clamp to the good battery, and the other negative clamp to a metal surface of the dead battery vehicle.

The vehicle with the good battery should be started and left to run for a while. Try to start the vehicle with the dead battery. If the battery is not completely done in, the vehicle should start.

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