If you are not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days
or more, remove the black, negative (
) cable from the
battery. This will help keep your battery from
Batteries have acid that can burn you and
gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if
you are not careful. See Jump Starting on
page 5-37 for tips on working around a battery
without getting hurt.
Contact your dealer to learn how to prepare your
vehicle for longer storage periods.
Also, for your audio system, see Theft-Deterrent
Feature on page 3-85.
If your battery has run down, you may want use another
vehicle and some jumper cables to start your vehicle.
Be sure to follow the steps below to do it safely.
Batteries can hurt you. They can be dangerous
They contain acid that can burn you.
They contain gas that can explode or
They contain enough electricity to
If you do not follow these steps exactly, some
or all of these things can hurt you.