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How To Start A Car With A Dead Battery Without Jumper Cables

How To Start A Car With A Dead Battery Without Jumper Cables

Boosting is an ideal solution when your car battery dies and you’re in the middle of your journey. However, you need jumper cables and a running vehicle with a working battery to jumpstart your car. What if you don’t have jumper cables or there’s no car in sight and you’re stuck in the middle of nowhere? Sometimes it’s possible to deal with a dead battery without jumper cables. The first step is to keep calm.

This blog post will describe a few valuable methods to get your car back on the road. How you can start your car with a dead battery and without cables depends on what type of car you’re driving: manual or automatic.

Jumpstart a manual transmission car without cables

It’s hard to predict the circumstances in which you have to start your car with a dead battery. Ideally, you should position your car on elevated terrain. The incline will make it easy for you to get the car moving and achieve the required momentum to start your car. However, if the road is flat and your vehicle is too heavy to move, you might need a person or two to push your car.

The extra force will give your car enough momentum. While spare hands are pushing your car, turn on the ignition and switch your car to second gear. Wait for your car to build up some momentum before you release the clutch quickly. In case your car doesn’t start, press the clutch over and over again.

Jumpstart an automatic car without cables

Push start method won’t work if you’re driving a vehicle with automatic transmission. Vehicles with manual transmission are easy to jumpstart without cables. The only method to start an automatic car with a dead battery is to use a portable battery charger. If you drive an automatic car, make sure you have a simple portable charger in your roadside emergency toolkit.

If you have a portable charger and your car battery is dead, all you need to do is plug it in the cigarette lighter and wait for about 20 minutes. Before you go anywhere else, drive to the nearest auto repair shop for a quick inspection.

Call a roadside assistance service

If you’re unable to start your car after trying out all the techniques mentioned above, call a reputable towing company that provides roadside assistance services. It is always recommended to let a professional take care of your roadside emergencies such as a flat tire, dead battery, road accident, etc. Roadside assistance companies provide a range of services ranging from emergency vehicle recovery to boosting.

About Action Towing

Action Towing is a trusted source for all kinds of towing and roadside assistance services in Edmonton. If you need someone to help you start your car with a dead battery, feel free to call us anytime. We would be happy to get you out of trouble and back on the road. Contact us for more details!

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