Starting the vehicle using the
battery from another vehicle
If you have to use the battery from an-
other vehicle to start, obtain suitable
jump leads (with a large cross section)
from an approved dealer or, if you al-
ready have jump leads, ensure that
they are in perfect condition.
The two batteries must have an iden-
tical nominal voltage of 12 volts. The
battery supplying the current should
have a capacity (amp-hours, Ah) which
is at least the same as that of the dis-
Ensure that there is no risk of contact
between the two vehicles (risk of short
circuiting when the positive terminals
are connected) and that the discharged
battery is properly connected. Switch
off your vehicle ignition.
Start the engine of the vehicle supply-
ing the current and run it at a moderate
12 VOLT BATTERY: troubleshooting (2/2)
Lift the red cover on box 1 located
behind the battery.
Connect the positive cable A to sup-
port 3 (+) located under the box
cover 1, then to terminal 5 (+) of the
battery supplying the current.
Connect the negative cable B to the
terminal 4 ( – ) of the battery supply-
ing the current then to the metal cable 2
( – ) of the discharged battery.
Start the engine, and as soon as it starts
running, disconnect cables A and B in
reverse order ( 2 - 4 - 5 - 3).
Check that there is no con-
tact between leads A and B
and that the positive lead A
is not touching any metal
parts on the vehicle supplying the
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