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The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle

The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle

How to Jump Start Your Vehicle If you have ever gotten in your vehicle and it won't start. You know how important it is to know how to properly jump start a vehicle.  The Proper Way to Jump Start a Vehicle  When you are preparing to jump start a vehicle, you should find a set of jumper cables and another vehicle you can use to get power from. Once you have these items ready to go, simply take the following steps to get back on the road:  • Start with the vehicle that has the good battery and park it as close to the dead vehicle. Their hoods should almost be touching each other. Make sure that both vehicles are turned off before you proceed with the next step.  • Open both hoods and locate each battery. Some batteries may have a plastic cover over the battery. If your vehicle does have the plastic cover it will need to be removed. • Identify the positive (red) and negative (black) terminals on both batteries ... read more

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