Starting the vehicle using the
battery from another vehicle
If you have to use the battery from ano-
ther vehicle to start, obtain suitable
jump leads (with a large cross sec-
tion) from an approved dealer or, if you
already 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 sup-
plying the current and run it at a mode-
BATTERY: troubleshooting (2/2)
Lift the box cover 3 located behind the
battery, then lift the battery half-cover 4.
Connect the positive cable A to sup-
port 1 (+) located under the box
cover 3, then to terminal 5 (+) of the
battery supplying the current.
Connect the negative cable B to ter-
minal 6 (–) of the battery supplying 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 - 6 - 5 - 1).
Check that there is no
contact between leads A
and B and that the positive
lead A is not touching any
metal parts on the vehicle supplying
Risk of injury and/or damage to the