Range Rover Evoque: Starting a disabled vehicle using booster cables

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque L538 (2011–2018) Owner's Manual / Vehicle battery / Starting a disabled vehicle using booster cables

can cause Rotating parts of the engine can cause serious injury. Take extreme care when working near rotating parts of the engine.
Before attempting to start the disabled vehicle, make sure that the parking brake is applied, or suitably chock the wheels. Make sure that Park is selected or the manual gearbox is in neutral.
Always wear appropriate eye protection when working with batteries.
Never jump start (boost), charge, or try to start a vehicle with a frozen battery. Doing so can result in an explosion.
During normal use, batteries emit explosive gas sufficient to cause severe explosions and capable of causing serious injury - keep sparks and naked lights away from the engine compartment.

physical contact Make sure there is no physical contact between the donor and disabled vehicles other than the booster cables.
Make sure that the slave battery or starting aid is a 12 volt device.
Disconnect the booster cables prior to operating any electrical equipment.

Note: Before connecting booster cables ensure that the battery connections on the disabled vehicle are correct and that all electrical equipment has been switched off.

1. Connect the positive (Red) booster cable to

1. Connect the positive (Red) booster cable to the positive (+) terminal on the donor vehicle's battery.

2. Connect the other end of the positive booster cable to the positive (+) terminal on the discharged battery.

3. Connect the negative (Black) booster cable to the recommended jump starting earth point of the donor vehicle.

4. Connect the other end of the negative booster cable to the earth point indicated.

Note: Check that all cables are clear of any moving components and that all four connections are secure.

5. Start the engine of the donor vehicle and allow it to idle for a few minutes.

6. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle.

Note: Do not switch on any electrical circuits of the disabled vehicle until after the booster cables are removed.

7. Allow both vehicles to idle for two minutes.

8. Switch off the donor vehicle.

9. Disconnect the negative (Black) booster cable from the previously disabled vehicle.

10. Disconnect the negative (Black) booster cable from the donor vehicle.

11. Disconnect the positive (Red) booster cable from the previously discharged battery.

12. Disconnect the positive (Red) booster cable from the donor vehicle.

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