When your car won’t start, it’s probably an issue with your battery. This happens to everyone at least once in their lives, as you could have a defective battery, or you could have just left something on overnight. Regardless of why your battery died, you’ll need a way to jumpstart it. This article will give you a tutorial so that you can get back on the road. If you want to inspect your battery, you can always bring it to Toyota of Poway.Schedule Battery Service
Below, you’ll find some of the steps to jumpstart your car. You’ll want to be careful when you’re doing this, as you’ll be playing around with a lot of electricity. Make sure that you don’t skip steps, and that you connect your clamps in order.
You’ll want to take a second to go back and ensure that everything is properly connected. If it is, then it’s time to start your donor’s engine. Start the car with the working battery first so that you can get things flowing. If your battery is in decent condition, you should be able to start your vehicle now. This should slowly charge up your battery over time, but you’re not going to want to rush it. It may take a few minutes before your battery has the charge it needs. Once you’re good to go, you can carefully remove the cables in reverse order. This means that you’ll want to start with the negative cable before making your way to the red ones. If your battery still won’t work with you, and you live near Oceanside, Poway, or Escondido, you’ll want to take it to Toyota of Poway, where we can inspect it.
Sometimes your battery will refuse to start your vehicle no matter what you do. If this is the case, you’ll want to bring it to us at Toyota of Poway so that we can test it with our voltmeter. If your vehicle is still having issues and your battery is in great shape, it could be due to: