Need a Jump Start for A Dead Battery?

SPN America Roadside Service for Jump Start

Your car battery can fail for numerous reasons. For instance, you left the lights on due to cold weather, or an extended lack of use of the car can drain the batteries to a level where it won’t be able to power the car ignition. It isn’t a pleasant experience to get stuck in a driveway, parking lot, or worse in a remote area due to the car battery being down. Give SPN America a call and we will find the best jump start service near you.

Will it be a good idea to jumpstart your car without professional assistance and not incur any damage to the vehicle? More sophisticated electronic systems in today’s vehicles can potentially be zapped by attempting to jumpstart. Special SPN America vehicles are equipped with surge protectors to safely revive a flat battery in a modern car.

Though trying to jumpstart the car yourself won’t be as damaging for older vehicles, most drivers aren’t well-prepared. They don’t keep emergency equipment in the vehicle, such as jumper cables. Even if you find a jumper cable, you stare at the strange alligator-mouth clips wondering how these odd creations are going to get your battery started. Perturbed and wondering if he made a wrong move, it can toast him to a crisp. The good news is that it’s impossible to electrocute from jumpstarting a car, but it sure can shock you. No one wants to be at the receiving end of a zap, no matter how mild. We facilitate you remotely at any hour of the day. SPN America has dedicated teams skilled and equipped with the right tools to safely get your dead car battery to life.

FAQs

Experts at SPN America answer a few of the frequently asked questions by customers regarding jump start service. 

  1. Can I jump-start my car if I have jumper cables?

If you try to jumpstart your car without any professional assistance, you can potentially damage your vehicle. Nowadays, cars are equipped with more sophisticated electronic systems and can result in zapping yourself and frying the vehicle.

  1. How long does it take for the service agent to reach my location?

Timeliness is the essence of the towing and roadside assistance business, and we value it highly. At SPN America, we dispatch our service agents in no time to reach your location in 15-30 minutes.   

  1. My car won’t start. Is it due to a dead car battery?

If your car is clicking but not starting, it certainly seems like a dead battery problem. You can check the battery terminals, charge the battery, or preferably call an expert mechanic to diagnose the issue.

  1. How much does it cost to jumpstart?

The cost of the jumpstart service depends on the distance and the condition of your car. However, SPN America ensures to offer a cheap jump start service with no prior charges or membership fees. With a transparent service structure, you don’t have to haggle over the cost at any time.

  1. How to know if your car battery is dead?

There are possibly many indications of a dead battery. For example, swelled battery case, low battery fluid, battery leak, slow engine crank, or old age of a battery.

  1. How long a car battery generally lasts?

Usually, a car battery lasts between 2 to 5 years—all depending on the regular service and care.

  1. How do I jumpstart my car if I have jumper cables?

Suppose you have jumper cables available and another vehicle with a good battery. In that case, you can attempt to jump-start your vehicle. To jump-start your car, both cars should be in neutral. Switch off the ignition in both cars. Please take one of the red clips and attach them to both vehicles’ positive terminal and the black clip to both vehicles’ negative terminals. First, you need to start the working vehicle and let the engine run for a few minutes before cranking the car with a dead battery.

  1. How long should I leave the car running after getting it to jumpstart?

Upon getting your car jumpstarted, you need to let the car run for at least 10 to 15 minutes to allow the battery to charge itself from the engine.

No matter the cause, a dead battery can ruin all your plans and leave you stranded. Get swift help with a dead car battery from SPN America professional roadside assistance network of towing services anywhere in the United States. Call Us Now 972-567-7299