Bring the cars nose to nose but without letting them touch.
Find the positive (+) and negative (-) nodes of each battery. Check the Owner’s Manual if you can’t find them or have any doubts as to what you’re looking at.
Attach the red cable to the + node of the good battery.
Attach the other end of the red cable to the + node of the dead battery.
Attach the black cable to the - node of the good battery.
Attach the other end of the black cable to a piece of unpainted metal near the dead battery. Do not attach it to the - node of the dead battery.
Start the car with the good battery. Leave it running for a few minutes.
If the car still doesn’t start, you may need to get a new battery.
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