After refitting the battery, the Stop &Start system will only be active after several hours depending on the climaticconditions and the state of charge of the battery (up to about 8 hours). When
your vehicle's battery is discharged, the engine can be star ted using a slave battery(external or on another vehicle) and jump leadcables.
Starting using another
First check that the slave battery has a nominal voltage of 12 V and a capacity at least equal to that of the discharged battery. Do not try to star t the engine byconnecting a battery charger.
Do not disconnect the (+) terminal when the engine is running.
)Connect the red cable to the positive
(+) of the flat battery A , then to the positive terminal (+) of the slave battery B. )Connect one end of the green or blackcable to the negative terminal (-) of the slave battery B
(or ear th point on the other
vehicle). )Connect the other end of the green or black cable to the ear th point Con the broken
down vehicle (or on the engine mounting). )Star t the engine of the vehicle with the good
battery and leave it running for a few minutes.
) Operate the star ter on the broken down
vehicle and let the engine run
If the engine does not star t straight away, switch off the ignition and wait a few
moments before trying again. ) Wait until the engine returns to idle then
disconnect the jump lead cables in the reverse order.
) Disconnect the battery from the vehicle. )
Follow the instructions for use provided by
the manufacturer of the charger. ) Connect the battery starting with the negative terminal (-). )
Check that the terminals and connectors
are clean. If they are covered with sulphate (whitish or greenish deposit), remove themand clean them.
Charging the battery using
a battery charger