Start the engine. As soon as it is run-
ning, disconnect the cables A and B in
reverse order ( 1 - 4 - 3 - 2 ) and posi-
tion the red protective cover by press-
ing it down.
BATTERY: breakdown recovery (2/2)
Depending on the vehicle, unclip the
red protective cover to access termi-
nal 2 (+).
Connect the positive cable B to the ter-
minal 2 (+) then to the terminal 3 (+) of
the battery supplying the current.
Connect the negative cable A to the
terminal 4 (–) of the battery supplying
the current, then to the terminal 1 (–) of
the discharged battery.
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 an interme-
diate engine speed.
Check that there is no con-
tact between cables A
and B, and that the positive
cable B is not touching any
metal parts of the vehicle supplying
Risk of injury and/or damage to the
For your safety, do not remove the bonnet holding straps. Risk of the
bonnet falling on the road surface.