Ways of Jump Starting a Car.
The knowledge of jump starting a car should be known by everyone since in any car the battery can be dead anytime. The process of jump starting a car is very easy, but if you do not know how to do it, you are advised to look for a professional who will help you because it can sometimes be risky. Jumper cables are the main equipment that you should have when you are ready to jump start your car. The following procedures are to help you in jump starting your car safely.
Your owner’s manual are to help you locate where your battery is or if you know where it is located the batter. Place your car next to the car providing the jump. The positioning of the car providing the jump next to your car will help in ensuring that the jumper cables reach your car battery without any problem. The jumper cables should reach the batteries of both car, so it is to position the cars very close. Switch off the car providing the jump and note that the hoods of the both cars should remain opened.
On end of the jumper cables must be clamped onto the battery of the car providing the jump. Remember that the cables are of different color that is, red to stand for positive and black to stand for negative. The clamps Should be connected as follows; the red clam to the red terminal of the battery and the black clamp to the black terminal of the battery. The connection of the clamps according to the colors should be made in both the car that is providing the jump and your car and also avoid so much the contact between the two different clamps to avoid dangerous electrical spark.
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Though the spark produced around the battery can be reduced by connecting the black clamp to the engine. After all these procedures, you can now start the engine of the car giving you the jump and leave it to run for about ten minutes to help in the charging the dead battery. Check whether your car can now start by turning on the engine of your car.
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There is a way you should remove the clamps from both batteries, that is, remove the black clamps and then followed by the red clamp after ensuring that your car engine can start. The last one, you should give your car to a mechanic after jump starting it to ensure that there is no additional problem engage in your car.