WARNING   WARNING:  Keep batteries out of reach of children. Batteries contain sulfuric acid. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Shield your eyes when working near the battery to protect against possible splashing of acid solution. In case of acid contact with skin or eyes, flush immediately with water for a minimum of 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention. If acid is swallowed, call a physician immediately.
WARNING   WARNING:  Batteries normally produce explosive gases which can cause personal injury. Therefore, do not allow flames, sparks or lighted substances to come near the battery. When working near the battery, always shield your face and protect your eyes. Always provide correct ventilation.
WARNING   WARNING:  Use only the specified jacking points. If you use other positions, you may damage the body, steering, suspension, engine, braking system or the fuel lines.
WARNING   WARNING:  Use only adequately sized cables with insulated clamps.

Note:   Do not disconnect the battery of the disabled vehicle as this could damage the vehicle's electrical system.
Preparing Your Vehicle
Do not attempt to push-start your automatic transmission vehicle.
Note:   Attempting to push-start a vehicle with an automatic transmission may cause transmission damage.
Note:   Use only a 12-volt supply to start your vehicle.
Note:   Do not disconnect the battery of the disabled vehicle as this could damage the vehicle electrical system.
Park the booster vehicle close to the hood of the disabled vehicle, making sure the two vehicles do not touch.
To Connect the Booster Cables
WARNING   WARNING:  Make sure that the cables are clear of any moving parts and fuel delivery system parts.
WARNING   WARNING:  Do not connect the end of the second cable to the negative (-) terminal of the battery to be jumped. A spark may cause an explosion of the gases that surround the battery.

Note:   In the illustration that follows, the bottom vehicle represents the booster vehicle.
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AFlat battery vehicle.
BBooster battery vehicle.
CPositive connection cable.
DNegative connection cable.
Park the booster vehicle close to the hood of the disabled vehicle, making sure the two vehicles do not touch.
  1. Switch off the engine and any electrical equipment.
  1. Connect the positive (+) jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the discharged battery.
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  1. Make the final connection of the negative (-) cable to an exposed metal part of the stalled vehicle's engine, away from the battery and the fuel injection system, or connect the negative (-) cable to a ground connection point if available.
To Start the Engine
  1. Start the engine of the booster vehicle and rev the engine moderately, or press the accelerator gently to keep your engine speed between 2000 and 3000 RPM, as shown in your tachometer.
  1. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle.
  1. Once the disabled vehicle has been started, run both vehicle engines for an additional three minutes before disconnecting the jumper cables.
Remove the jumper cables in the reverse order that they were connected.
Note:   Do not switch the headlamps on when disconnecting the cables. The peak voltage could blow the bulbs.