Instructional Guide to Jump Start Another Car

It is easy to jump start another car on your own as long as you have working jumper cables and another car with a fully charged battery and running engine.

After you make sure that both cars' engines are completely turned off, access the batteries by popping their hoods. Attach the ends of the jumper cables to the positive and negative battery ends. They should be clearly labeled and matched by color. Someone needs to start the working car's engine and let it run for at least a minute. This should be long enough to try starting the other car. Give it a few tries if needed, and do not turn it off right away.

In the event that the dead battery did not allow the engine to start at all, this might mean you need an immediate car battery replacement. Come see the service team at Kia of Fargo in Fargo, ND right away.

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