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Jump starting a car
The time will come if it hasn’t already that you will need to jump start your car. Knowing the best way to jump start your car can be very useful and save you time. You Will need to make sure all the battery connections are clean so your jumper cables can make a good connection. You can use a wire brush or the if you have some hot coffee or tea handy, pour it on. This will eliminate the majority if any corrosion around the area. Now your ready to attach the jumper cables and in a specific order.
- Attach one red cable to the positive of the dead battery
- Connect the other end of that same cable to the positive of the good battery
- Attach one black cable to the negative of the good battery
- Connect the other end of the black cable to a good ground in the engine compartment of the dead battery. Clip it to a strut tower bolt, frame or alternator bracket.
Things you might need when jump starting a car
- Eye protection
- Rubber gloves
- A hand towel or rag
- Wire brush
- Hot water or coffee
- Jumper cables