Preparation

1. Check whether the battery of the other vehicle has a voltage of 12 volts. This information can be found on the battery.

2. Switch off the engine of the assisting vehicle.

3. Switch off any electronic systems/power consumers in both vehicles.

Make sure that there is no contact between Bodywork contact between vehicles

Make sure that there is no contact between the bodywork of the two vehicles; otherwise, there is the danger of short circuits.

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