Instructions for Fishing When the Car is Out of Power

- Instructions for Replacing the Battery When the Car Runs Out of Power
Latest update date: February 06, 11

The sentence is a popular "fire fighting" option when the car is out of power, can be used for manual and automatic transmission cars. However, not everyone has the skills and experience to do their own fishing in emergencies.

Below, the article will share Experience of commenting when the car is out of power and the tools that need to be prepared to do this work, let's Thanh Phong Auto follow up.

Causes of Vehicle Out of Power

The systems on the vehicle: entertainment system, air conditioning system, lighting system ... all need electrical energy stored in the battery. In particular, the electricity in the battery plays an important role in igniting and detonating the fuel engine so that the car can be started. Therefore, when the battery is not working, some vehicle operations may be stopped.

Cause of Battery Out of Power
The car is out of power.

In addition to the battery being damaged due to being used for too long or having collision problems, then battery is dead also due to the following reasons:

  • Using fake bottles, poor quality due to lack of experience in choosing a battery.
  • Batteries are not regularly serviced.
  • Damage to the alternator.
  • Do not disconnect the power system when the engine is stopped.
  • The car is left unused for too long and does not charge the battery.
  • Do not start the car before using the air conditioning, entertainment features ...
  • Using equipment with a capacity that is too large to exceed the capacity of the battery and generator in use.
  • Batteries operate continuously for a long time.
  • The car was flooded with water entering the battery. 
  • Defective alternator diodes.

How to fix when the car is out of power: Usually, there are two ways to re-ignite the engine including propelling the car and towing another vehicle (or through a rescue service). However, the average method is commonly used because it can be applied to both manual and automatic transmission vehicles. In contrast, the vehicle explosion method can only be used for manual transmission vehicles.

+ Proposal: Standard Procedure for Testing Batteries

Detailed instructions on how to fishing when the car is out of power

Tools to prepare for fishing: a set of fishing cables with two positive and negative poles connected to the red and black wires separately.

How to Fish When the Car is Out of Power
The car is out of power and won't start.

Steps to make a comment when the car is out of power:

  • Step 1: The battery is located at the front of the vehicle, so it is necessary to move the two ends of the vehicle (electric vehicle and electric vehicle) close to each other, to facilitate the connection of the battery.
  • Step 2: Clean the terminals, brake latches of both cars and turn off the car for electricity to ensure a stable connection between the two batteries.
  • Step 3: Turn off electrical appliances on both vehicles, leaving only the air conditioning system running to prevent the risk of sudden pressure spikes.
  • Step 4: Connect the positive (+) terminal of the donor vehicle and the receiver vehicle together with the red cable. Note: avoid colliding the cable ends together to avoid electric shock.
  • Step 5: Connect the negative (-) terminal of the electric vehicle to any metal position of the receiving vehicle's engine compartment, except the negative (-) terminal, with a black cable.
  • Step 6: In order to prolong the charging time of the receiving vehicle and increase the engine rpm of the electric vehicle, it is recommended to start and idle the operation of the electric vehicle first, for the first 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Step 7: Next, start the receiving vehicle. In case it does not start, wait a few more minutes and then repeat the starting operation until the car starts.
  • Step 8: After starting the electric vehicle, let the engine get used to working again for 3-5 minutes and then remove the fishing line.
  • Step 9: Disconnect the negative (-) terminal before and the positive (-) terminal after, reverse the connection operation.
  • Step 10: In the first few minutes after the vehicle receives power again, do not use other electrical appliances such as air conditioning, lighting, entertainment, etc. to stabilize the battery charging power source.

After completing 10 operations to "fire" the car ran out of power, the driver was able to safely control the car home or go to auto repair and maintenance center prestige to thoroughly fix the fault of the battery.

Some Notes When Making Comments

Instructions for fishing the car battery out of electricity safely
Verdict by connecting two different vehicle power sources.
  • Do not use ignition sources such as lighters, cigarettes, etc., because the gas emitted from the water battery lines when operating can catch fire and explode.
  • To charging system enough power, should not rush to start many times leading to more serious battery damage.
  • Be careful when handling water batteries because acid spills on the surface can cause skin burns.
  • Do not touch the vehicle if it is really unnecessary, because a human can accidentally become a bridge between the two vehicles and explode.
  • Use a moderate voltage (12V) so as not to affect the vehicle's electrical system.

>>> See more: 5 Note Car Battery Repair and Maintenance.

Above is Instructions for commenting when the car is out of power and some notes when doing it, Thanh Phong Auto hopes that the article will provide you with more useful manuals in the process of using and fixing problems. Unusual error on car.

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