Jumpstart a car

Jumpstart a car 

One fine day after lunch with friend  , while getting to your car and about to start your car,  your friend car could not start and they have jumpstart cable and they need your car battery for assistance and you agreed to help.  After jumpstart ,your friend car are able to start and they move off.

Close the car bonnet and when you get to your car seat, you want to start your car but unable to do so and it left you wonder what has happen?

This scenario indeed happen here , it happen to my friend who help a stranger to jumpstart  their car and they drove off leaving my friend stranded alone during the wee hours.

One of the reason why your car cannot start is due to the battery current is absorbed  by your friend car battery.

There are some factor to consider when jumpstart ,

If  the jumper cables are incorrectly connected to the battery terminal, the tendencies of the electrical system on the vehicle with the dead battery will be reversed for a few seconds. This can irreparably damage many of the sensitive electronic components that are common on nowaday vehicles, such as circuit board  and electronic sensors.

 Connect the positive terminal of the battery to the negative terminal of the other battery will cause a high electrical current between the two batteries. This will cause the (lead acid) batteries to heat up very quickly and  will result in the generation of a large amount of hydrogen within the charged battery. The heat will cause the  internal and external battery parts melted and  the pressure from the hydrogen gas can crack the battery casing. When the casing is cracked,  hydrogen releasing  can catch fire and explode this will cause damage to the battery.

The sudden increase  of electrical current can cause fuse to blown or fuse element that protects the vehicle’s main electrical system. If the engine of the vehicle with the charged battery is left running, the sudden increase of electrical  can damage the vehicle’s alternator.

It will cost even more if  you or other driver car part are damage ,it is wise to call us at 96888559 , our experience car mechanic will  guide you.

Remember to think twice before helping someone jumpstart their car.

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