How to Jump Start a Car

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Have you gone to start your car in the morning only to realize it’s dead? If your car won’t start, there’s a good chance you’ll need to jump start your car battery. If you’ve already tried to jump start your car and your car won’t jump start, it’s possible that you’ll need to call the team at Butler Lexus of South Atlanta for jump start car service. Are you trying to figure out whether you’ve been following the proper way to jump start your car? Are you curious how to properly jump start a car for the first time?

No matter what the case may be, this guide is for you! If your battery still won’t start, get in touch with Butler Lexus of South Atlanta for our jump start car service.

The Proper Way to Jump Start a Car

If you’re wondering about how to properly jump start a car, the process is relatively simple. The first order of business is finding another car to jump your battery from. You’ll also need to secure pair of jumper-cables in order to jump start your car. If your car still won’t jump start, call us for jump start car service in greater %%di_city%.

  1. Have a car with a full-battery park directly in front of yours with their hood facing yours. Turn off both vehicles and engage their parking brakes.
  2. Pop the hoods of both vehicles. Find the battery terminals on each car.
  3. Then locate the positive and negative terminals. Positive terminals will be next to a plus sign and negative terminals will be next to a minus sign.
  4. Take your jumper cables and connect its red clamps to the positive terminals in each car. Then connect the black clamps to the negative terminals.
  5. For the final clamp, connect it to an unpainted metal surface on your car’s frame.
  6. Once you’ve connected the batteries, start up the engine of the car with the good battery. Then start up the car with the dead battery.
  7. If the dead vehicle starts up, carefully remove the jumper cables in the reverse order that they were placed on. Then shut off the car that you got the charge from.
  8. Keep your engine running for at least 20 minutes to make sure that your battery doesn’t die again. 

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