Car Tips

  • HOW TO JUMP START A DEAD BATTERY IN YOUR VEHICLE.

Always Follow the Manufacture Recommendations! Follow all steps as instructed, If you cross the battery connection, Damage to your Vehicle will occurred! Battery produce Hydrogen gas. When it charge or discharge. Hydrogen gas are very explosive.  Always use extreme caution when working on a vehicle battery!

RED SUN AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR ARE NOT RESPONDSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR VEHICLE, THAT YOU OR SOMEONE HELPING YOU CAUSE!

  • You need to determin if your vehicle has a dead battery. ( Turn on the key or on Vehicle with PUSH START, Push the push button one time, with your foot not on the brake pedal, if no lights in the combination display or if it’s dim then, most likely the battery is dead)
  • You could also turn on the head lights and if it’s dim or does not turn on at all, Most likely it’s a dead battery.
  • Things you would needs Safty glasses for all the people around the battery, Good jumper cables, the cables should be a heavy gauge, with no damage, a vehicle with a good working battery and alternator.
  • Find a Safe place to park both vehicles, Park close enough, so the Jumper could reach both batteries. If the battery cable are corroded, you could clean it with a wire brush, Neutralized all the acid, USE EXTREME CARE. NEVER CAUSE THE ACID TO BE AIRBORNE!

 

FOLLOW THE STEPS ACCORDING TO THE FIGURE ABOVE

  1. CONNECT THE RED END OF THE JUMPER CABLE TO THE  POSITIVE OR RED BATTERY POST OF THE DEAD VEHICLE.
  2. CONNECT THE OTHER RED END OF THE JUMPER CABLE TO THE GOOD VEHICLE  POSITIVE OR RED BATTERY POST.
  3. CONNECT THE BLACK JUMPER CABLE END TO THE GOOD VEHICLE NEGATIVE OR BLACK BATTERY POST.
  4. CONNECT THE BLACK JUMPER CABLE TO THE DEAD VEHICLE METAL UNPAINTED ENGINE BLOCK. REVERSE THIS ORDER WHEN YOU’RE DONE WITH THE JUMP START PROCESS. IF YOU DON’T THE BATTERY MAY EXPLODE.

Start up the good working vehicle and let it run for five minutes, keep the engine of the good vehicle at 1500 rpm, Start up the vehicle with the dead battery, let the vehicle run for a few minutes.

  • For vehicle with PUSH START: If it don’t  start after jump start, Make sure all door are close, driver window glass down, sit in the driver seat, open and close the driver door two time, keep the driver door close, Lock and unlock the doors with the switch on the master switch,two time. Lock and unlock with the remote buttons, two time, then try to start your vehicle.

DISCONNECT THE JUMPER CABLES START WITH Step 4 TO 1, Let the vehicle with the dead Battery run for thirty minutes, if the vehicle stall when disconnecting the cables. You need to tow it to Red Sun Automotive repair, to check out futher to see why the battery went dead in the first place.

 

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