FREMONT — If you own a car, chances are you’ll need to jumpstart its engine at some point. Before attempting this, however, it’s important to know the proper procedure, as well as critical safety precautions.
The most important thing to remember when jumpstarting a vehicle is that once a pair of clips is connected to a battery, the opposite pair of clips must not touch each other. Since one clip is positive and the other is negative, if they come into contact, it can cause electrical sparks or even electrocution. A good safety technique is to clamp one clip onto the opposing cable, which will ensure the two clips cannot touch. Additionally, to protect your eyes in the instance of electrical sparks, Read more