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Idid that successfully before to put a new battery. Once you are finished reviving a dead car battery in your 300, make sure you drive it for at least 5 minutes before turning it off so your battery isn't dead the next time. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links.
Minor transmission fluid leaks can often be fixed with the right sealant - see how to do this. I seem to remember having to jump start a van my grandson was considering buying and I couldn't find WHERE to clip directly to the battery.
The charging system will try to bring up the voltage to fast and to high when you disconnect the jumper leads but with the lights been on the head lights will take the voltage spike also leave lights on for about 10 min it will depend on the battery voltage on the dead battery. Open the Hood How to pop the hood and prop it open. Engine Management Light after Jump Start. Once you are finished reviving a dead car battery in your 300, make sure you drive it for at least 5 minutes before turning it off so your battery isn't dead the next time.
Check transmission fluid level Harsh downshifts? How to seal minor transmission fluid leaks Minor transmission fluid leaks can often be fixed with the right sealant - see how to do this 2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.
Old 02-12-2010, 06: No problems, drove back from Colorado to MN and all is well. Additional thoughts on jumping a dead battery.
Options Quote message in reply? Password Please enter a password for your user account. Tweet this thread. Current 300C Thinking of making the jump one big question? Under the hood, of course.
The idea is to avoid electrical transients in either car. Did I jump in too soon? My Favorite "old car"...
LinkBack URL. Trackbacks are On. However, I guess I haven't run it enough to recharge the battery enough, as it has died a couple of times since. There is a small possibility of a battery exploding during the charging process if you don't connect the cables properly causing a spark and there is a bunch of hydrogen gas around the battery car batteries emit hydrogen gas when they discharge - this is much more of an issue with cars that haven't been driven for a long time than if you drive your 300 regularly and simply forgot to turn your lights off.