What to Do When Your Hybrid Car's Battery Dies
But with conventional vehicles, the fix has traditionally been simple: If the battery dies, get a jump (and recharge ... alternator/starter). Once you're refueled with gas, you can restart the car by jumping the car's 12-volt battery.
You can jump-start mower with car battery - carefully
The battery died on my riding lawn mower ... encased 12-volt battery with jumper cables attached. You plug it into a wall socket to charge it, and tote it out and clamp the built-in cables to the dead battery when you need to jump-start a car or mower.
The Volt Recharges My Batteries
I’ve been fascinated by the Chevy Volt ... car’s battery dies, you’re dead on the road. You have no choice but to tow it, or wait hours for it to recharge. General Motors’ concept is to equip the Volt with a tiny gas-powered generator that can ...
Three pocket-size jump starters
New lithium ion battery tech means you can carry ... portable jump starters. PowerAll Just over 6 inches long, the PowerAll is a little big for most pockets, but easily stores in a car. PowerAll The PowerAll measures 6.5 inches long, 2.9 inches wide ...
Take care when jump-starting your battery, or pay the price
Still, even modern batteries aren’t foolproof. If you make a mistake while jump-starting a car ... Most battery shops have contraptions that can tell exactly how much life is left in your battery, be it 90 percent or 9 percent, so stop in for a free ...