Preparations For Jump-Start

The battery in your vehicle is located on the left side of the engine compartment.

Positive Battery
Positive Battery Post

1 Positive Battery
2 Negative Battery Post

 Take care to avoid the radiator cooling fan whenever the hood is raised. WARNING!

Take care to avoid the radiator cooling fan whenever the hood is raised. It can start anytime the ignition switch is ON. You can be injured by moving fan blades.
Remove any metal jewelry such as watch bands or bracelets that might make an inadvertent electrical contact. You could be seriously injured.
Batteries contain sulfuric acid that can burn your skin or eyes and generate hydrogen gas which is flammable and explosive. Keep open flames or sparks away from the battery.

1. Set the parking brake, shift the automatic transmission into PARK and turn the ignition to OFF/LOCK.

2. Turn off the heater, radio, and all unnecessary electrical accessories.

3. If using another vehicle to jump-start the battery, park the vehicle within the jumper cables reach, set the parking brake and make sure the ignition is OFF.

Do not allow vehicles to touch each other as this could establish a ground WARNING!

Do not allow vehicles to touch each other as this could establish a ground connection and personal injury could result.

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