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How to Jumpstart a 1997-2005 Buick Century

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Video Description

This video shows you how to jump start a dead battery in your 2004 Buick Century. If you get into your Century, turn the key, and your car doesn't start (you may hear nothing or a clicking sound from the engine bay), you have a dead battery and need a jump-start. Check to see if you left your headlights or an interior light on and turn the switch off. Assuming that you have a pair of jumper cables, a pair of safety glasses and a friend to give you a jumpstart, the video above will show you where to connect the cables (and in what order!) for your Century. Once you are finished reviving a dead car battery in your Century, make sure you drive it for at least 5 minutes before turning it off so your battery isn't dead the next time.

So what's up with the safety glasses? 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 Century regularly and simply forgot to turn your lights off.

Step by Step Instructions for your Buick Century

  1. This is a video on how to jump start a dead battery for a 2004 Buick Century
  2. First open the hood and locate the battery
  3. Then remove the cover and locate the positive terminal
  4. Next locate the negative ground
  5. Now position a working vehicle near the front of the dead vehicle
  6. Turn off the ignition for both care
  7. Identify the positive and negative terminals on both vehicles
  8. Now attach the clamps in proper order
  9. Then start the working vehicle
  10. Now try to start the 2004 Buick Century
  11. After both vehicles are running disconnect the clamps in the opposite order
  12. Finally replace the cover
  13. Now the jumping of a dead battery is complete for a 2004 Buick Century

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