|Tips and Tricks for Starting
|If you had run out of gas before adding new gas, your car may need a little help in getting started. If you have a fuel injection system, turn the key on then off a few times without actually starting the car. This will pressurize the fuel system and assist in starting the car. If you have an old carburetor system, give the gas pedal a couple of pumps before turning the key.
|Jump starting a car can get you out of tough situations, but it can also be quite dangerous. Follow precautions before doing so: 1) Don't smoke - batteries produce gases that are explosive. 2) Remove loose clothing, jewelry, watches, and necklaces as they might get caught in moving parts. 3) Do NOT attach the negative jumper cable to the negative post on the dead battery. The sparks given off could ignite the battery gasses and cause an explosion.