2022 Chevrolet Spark — Owner's Manual – Page #213

Posted on 11 Aug, 2021
Model: 2022 Chevrolet Spark
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Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/9/21
212 Vehicle Care
4. Turn the ignition off. Turn off all lights
and accessories in both vehicles, except
the hazard warning flashers if needed.
An electric fan can start up even when
the engine is not running and can injure
you. Keep hands, clothing, and tools
away from any underhood electric fan.
Using a match near a battery can cause
battery gas to explode. People have been
hurt doing this, and some have been
blinded. Use a flashlight if you need
more light.
Battery fluid contains acid that can burn
you. Do not get it on you. If you
accidentally get it in your eyes or on
your skin, flush the place with water and
get medical help immediately.
Fans or other moving engine parts can
injure you badly. Keep your hands away
from moving parts once the engine is
5. Connect one end of the red positive (+)
cable to the discharged battery
positive (+) terminal.
6. Connect the other end of the red
positive (+) cable to the good battery
positive (+) terminal.
7. Connect one end of the black negative
() cable to the good battery negative
() terminal.
8. Connect the other end of the black
negative () cable to the discharged
battery negative () grounding point.
9. Start the engine in the vehicle with the
good battery and run the engine at idle
speed for at least four minutes.
10. Try to start the vehicle that had the
dead battery. If it will not start after a
few tries, it probably needs service.
If the jumper cables are connected or
removed in the wrong order, electrical
shorting may occur and damage the
vehicle. The repairs would not be covered
by the vehicle warranty. Always connect
and remove the jumper cables in the
correct order, making sure that the cables
do not touch each other or other metal.
Jumper Cable Removal
Reverse the sequence exactly when
removing the jumper cables.
After starting the disabled vehicle and
removing the jumper cables, allow it to idle
for several minutes.
Towing the Vehicle
Incorrectly transporting a disabled vehicle
may cause damage to the vehicle. Use
proper tire straps to secure the vehicle to
the flatbed tow truck. Do not strap or
hook to any frame, underbody,
or suspension component not specified

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